A Look At The 2018 MO Legislative Session With Representative Brandon Ellington
A handful of bills Representative Ellington is sponsoring, there are a lot more –
HB 1987 – Removes the statute of limitations for certain actions of child abuse and sexual offenses committed against a child
HB 1780 – Establishes Law Enforcement procedures related to racial profiling, searches and seizures and traffic stops.
HB 1776 – Modifys provisions relating to good time credits for prisoners and provisions authorizing expungment of certain criminal
HB 1777 – Modifys when a person may be eligible for parole if such person was under 21 years of age when the offense was committed
and was sentenced after January 1, 1976
HB 1784 – Increases the state minimum wage to $15 an hour
Join Jaws of Justice Radio and 22nd District Representative Brandon Ellington for a run down of some of the bills he has introduced into the 2018 legislature and his projection of how the session is shaping up. Learn how you can find out about more bills, what you can do to advocate for the bills you support and call in with your questions.
Address: MO House of Representatives, 201 West Capitol Avenue, Room 101-C, Jefferson City MO 65101
Legislative Assistant: Patrick Sesia
E-Mail: [email protected]
JoJR Calendar for February 12th
Stand UP KC and the New Poor People’s Campaign is commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Memphis Sanitation Strike led by Dr Martin Luther King. Join low-wage workers and allies on Mon, Feb. 12th, 11:30AM at 4526 Paseo Blvd, KCMO and march for racial and economic justice at 12 noon!
The Black Repertory Theater of Kansas City will present The Colored Museum, February 15th thru March 4th at ArtsTech, 1522 Holmes Street, KCMO. For more information call them at The Black Repertory Theater of Kansas City will present The Colored Museum, February 15th thru March 4th at ArtsTech, 1522 Holmes Street, KCMO. For more information call them at 816-663-9966 or check out their webpage at http://www.brtkc.org/ you can purchase tickets at http://www.brtkc.org/events/2018-02/
You can also join the Black Archives Tuesday, February 13th, 6:00pm-7:30pm, at 1722 E 17th Terrace, KCMO for a Special Presentation, On The Significance of The Colored Museum, featuring Melonnie Walker discussing one of the most innovative plays in the history of African American Theater.
American Public Square presents a fact-based, civil conversation about how faith communities can work together to respond to the violence and injustice of tragic events such as those in Charlottesville, Sutherland Springs, and in our own backyard. You can attend, Common Good: Interfaith Action In Response to Violence and Injustice, Thursday, February 15th, with a reception at 6pm, and the program at 6:30pm at the Village Presbyterian Church, Fellowship Hall, 6641 Mission Rd, Prairie Village, Kansas.