Social Media Addiction

Legislation introduced to curb social media addiction

Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) introduced legislation to curb addictive and deceptive techniques that tech giants use to exploit users. The Social Media Addiction Reduction Technology (SMART) Act would ban certain features that are designed to be addictive, would require choice parity for consent, and would give users the power to monitor their time spent on […]

Missouri National Guard

Audio: Missouri to get new leader of National Guard

The governor is set to announce today the next leader of the Missouri National Guard.     Governor Parson has scheduled a press conference today at the state Capitol in Jefferson City to unveil his pick as the state’s next Adjutant General of the Missouri National Guard. Adjutant General Steve Danner, who is retiring, has […]

Poaching graphic

Penalties increase for poaching in the state of Missouri

The Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and the Missouri legislature and governor have taken actions to increase penalties for those caught poaching Missouri game animals and other native wildlife species.  Missouri Governor Michael Parson signed HB260 into law July 11. Called the Poaching Bill, it significantly raises fines for those convicted of illegally taking Missouri […]

Republican Party

Linn County Republican Women to meet July 18th

18th District State Senator Cindy O’Laughlin of Shelbina will be the speaker at a July 18, 2019 meeting of Linn County Republican Women. The meeting will be held at the Center Stage Restaurant in Marceline. Social time is scheduled for 6:30 with the meeting at 7 o’clock. Senator O’Laughlin is to give a legislative update. The […]