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House Committee Hears Bill on Parental Consent for Abortion

House Committee Hears Bill on Parental Consent for Abortion

The House Children and Families Committee this week heard testimony on HB 1383, sponsored by Rep. Rocky Miller (R-Lake Ozark), which would […]

Senate Committee Hears Tax Bills

This week, before a room filled with both supporters and opponents, the Senate Ways and Means Committee heard two tax bills: […]

Tax Credit Available for Working Poor

Tax Credit Available for Working Poor

As the 2018 tax season begins, the MCC wishes to remind our readers of how the Federal Earned Income Tax […]

Respecting the Rule of Law

Respecting the Rule of Law

Americans take it for granted that no person is above the law. Yet political passions, like the hurricane waves battering […]

U.S. Justices Sympathize With Death Row Inmate's Claim Against Lawyer

U.S. Justices Sympathize With Death Row Inmate’s Claim Against Lawyer

This week the U.S. Supreme Court appeared to be in broad agreement that a lawyer for a criminal defendant cannot […]

MO Transportation Secretary Warns of Worker Shortage in Event of Major Snowstorm

MO Transportation Secretary Warns of Worker Shortage in Event of Major Snowstorm

During a budget hearing this week, MODOT Secretary Patrick McKenna warned he would be short snowplow drivers in the event […]

MCC Maps Out 2018 Priorities

MCC Maps Out 2018 Priorities

This week, the MCC announced its 2018 Public Policy Priorities. The priorities offer a map forward for the work of the MCC, but […]

First MCC Positions and Progress Report of 2018

First MCC Positions and Progress Report of 2018

Take a look at the first Missouri Catholic Conference (MCC) Positions and Progress Report of 2018 to see which bills the MCC […]

Bishop Urges Fight Against Racism to Honor MLK

Bishop Urges Fight Against Racism to Honor MLK

Americans must “recommit to the fight against racism through love and faith,” said Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, the head of the […]