Immigrants waving US Flags

Biden immigration overhaul would open a door to citizenship for 11 million people

(Missouri Independent) – President Joe Biden is poised to send a sweeping immigration reform bill to Congress Thursday that would lay out a path for nearly 11 million undocumented people to obtain citizenship within eight years. Immigration has been one of the toughest issues for Congress to tackle, and the legislation’s fate is unclear in […]

Missouri Governor Mike Parson

Governor Parson announces $1M grant to Urban League of St. Louis to expand violent crime de-escalation program

Governor Mike Parson announced a $1 million grant to the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis, Inc. for the expansion of the Serving Our Streets Initiative. This initiative drives at the heart of violent crime in St. Louis by focusing on community outreach and direct engagement with citizens in the highest crime and poverty areas. […]

Student Walkout

Trenton High School students, citing increase in gun violence, plan mid-March walkout

Trenton High School students plan to request a waiver for amnesty at Tuesday’s Trenton R-9 Board of Education meeting in regard to a student-led walk-out. High school student Emma Gilham says a walk-out is planned for Wednesday morning, March 14th at 10 o’clock. She notes it will last exactly 17 minutes in remembrance of individuals who […]