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President Trump Appoints Justice Brett Kavanaugh to High Court

This week, President Donald Trump appointed federal appeals court judge Brett Kavanaugh to fill the U.S. Supreme Court seat vacated by retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy. Kavanaugh currently sits on the bench of the federal court of appeals for the District of Columbia, a frequent stepping stone to the highest court. President George W. Bush appointed Read More

Cole County Judge Rules Gov. Parson Lawfully Appointed Lieutenant Governor

This week, Cole County Circuit Court Judge Jon Beetem dismissed a lawsuit brought by the Missouri Democratic party and a World War II veteran that sought to invalidate Governor Parson’s appointment of Sen. Mike Kehoe to the position of lieutenant governor. Judge Beetem ruled that the governor had the constitutional authority to make the appointment Read More

Governor Parson Signs 15 Bills Into Law

On July 5th, Governor Parson signed 15 bills into law. They included SB 592, an omnibus elections bill that streamlines Missouri’s election laws; SB 773, which changes several provisions relating to taxation, and SB 743, an omnibus elementary and secondary education act pertaining to modifications of the school calendar and other provisions.Governor Parson had previously signed the Read More

Bishop Flores Reports ‘Success Stories’ in Decreased Migrant Numbers

Bishop Daniel Flores of the Diocese of Brownsville, Texas, reported to Vatican News that the number of immigrants to the U.S. is decreasing in areas where neighborhoods are being rebuilt and revitalized. According to Bishop Flores, families would prefer to stay home, and only in extreme circumstances would an entire family or unaccompanied minor leave their country Read More