People often ask me why I wanted to return to the Missouri House of Representatives, especially as a minority member. Sometimes the question is hard to answer. Sometimes we in the Missouri General Assembly fall below the reasonable expectations of our voters. Sometimes the politics and the challenges are frustrating in the extreme. But today was one of those days when the answer was bright and clear. Today we did the people’s work.
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If you'd like to read more about the value of being a member, read this column from the Missourian's executive editor, Tom Warhover.