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Intro to Developmental Assets

submitted by Jessica Trussell, Field Specialist in Human Development with University of Missouri Extension in Livingston County…

Colostrum Milk Replacer and Legume Interseeding

submitted by Jim Humphrey, Field Specialist in Livestock-ANR for University of Missouri Extension in Andrew County.

Transportation Funding Needed

submitted by the Missouri Chamber of Commerce   As the state with the seventh largest transportation system…

Promises Made, Promises Broken by Congressman Sam Graves

Dear Friend, On January 20, 2021, millions of Americans watched as Joseph R. Biden was sworn in…

THE EGGLESTON REPORT – UNEMPLOYMENT GOOF

In the year of Covid, one of the reactions of the federal government was to pour money…

Investing in Infrastructure: Bridges by Congressman Sam Graves

Dear Friend, It’s no secret that we have an infrastructure problem in Missouri and there’s no place…

THE EGGLESTON REPORT – 2nd AMENDMENT PRESERVATION

In 2013, the Missouri legislature passed the Second Amendment Preservation Act (SAPA), which would insure that the…

New Year Brings Positive Signs for Agriculture

By Eric Bohl, Director of Public Affairs and Advocacy for Missouri Farm Bureau   Despite the challenges…

Op-ed: This Governor Puts His Money Where His Mouth Is

By Daniel P. Mehan, President and CEO Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry   Missouri, did you…

THE EGGLESTON REPORT – FOSTER CARE & ADOPTION

One of the key objectives of the Missouri House in the 2021 session is to improve support…

Investing in Infrastructure: River Navigation by Congressman Sam Graves

Dear Friend, The Mississippi River is more than just a river. The waterway connects North Missouri and…

Missouri Farm Bureau: Farm Groups Cautiously Eye Biden Regulatory Actions

By Eric Bohl, Director of Public Affairs and Advocacy for Missouri Farm Bureau   Mere minutes after…

We Need to Work Together by Congressman Sam Graves

Dear Friend, Wednesday was a day of unity. It was a day to recognize the many achievements…

THE EGGLESTON REPORT – VACCINE AVAILABILITY

I have some constituents who are not interested in getting the Covid vaccine, or who don’t want…

It’s Time to Get Back to Work by Congressman Sam Graves

Dear Friend, There’s been a lot of talk about what’s going on in Washington over the last…

THE EGGLESTON REPORT – CENSURE FOR PRICE

On Wednesday, January 13, the Missouri House made history.  For the first time ever in our 200-year…

Focus on Fundamentals in 2021 Legislative Session

By Eric Bohl,  Director of Public Affairs and Advocacy for Missouri Farm Bureau   As the Missouri…

THE EGGLESTON REPORT – SESSION 2021 HAS BEGUN

On Wednesday, January 6, new and returning House members took the oath of office and officially began…

THE EGGLESTON REPORT – NON-ELECTIONS

Each year, elections are held so voters can pick who they want to lead their communities, their…

Prioritizing Our Water Resources by Congressman Sam Graves

Dear Friend, Growing up in Tarkio, Missouri, several miles down the road from the Missouri River, I learned firsthand…

THE EGGLESTON REPORT – PRE-FILING BEGINS

The next legislative session does not begin until Wednesday, January 6th.  But the date for legislators to…

Think Big and Do Good

By Garrett Hawkins, President of Missouri Farm Bureau   My children get a little tired sometimes of…

THE EGGLESTON REPORT – EXTRA SESSION #2 COMPLETED

After a two-week delay due to some Covid cases among state senators and staff, the Senate reconvened…

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: We Should Be Working on Small Business Relief by Congressman Sam Graves

Dear Friend, When the pandemic first hit in March, Republicans and Democrats joined together to pass the…

THE EGGLESTON REPORT – VIRUS HISTORY: SMALLPOX

The Special Session called to allocate funds for Covid and reform lawsuits for Covid has been postponed…

THE EGGLESTON REPORT – EXTRA SESSION #2 BEGUN

While the Missouri legislature’s normal session runs from early January until mid-May, on occasion we are called…

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: Free COVID-19 Testing Available in North Missouri By Congressman Sam Graves

Dear Friend,   In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, I wanted to take an opportunity to…

THE EGGLESTON REPORT – THANK YOU

The elections are over, and now TV can get back to airing commercials about Pepsi, pizza, and…

Small Business Aid Still Being Blocked – Commentary by Congressman Sam Graves

Dear Friend, COVID relief for businesses still hangs in the balance this week as Senator Schumer and…

THE EGGLESTON REPORT – COUNTY HISTORY

Today, Missouri has 115 counties.  Well actually we have 114 counties plus the city of St. Louis…



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