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"Make this your morning ritual. Call 844-241-1141. A recording will tell you what today's issue is then automatically connect you with a congressional representative to leave a message. It's so easy and quick! Today we are calling Republican members of the House Judiciary Committee to demand an inquiry into 45's ties to Russia. Please do this and share.Together we can make a difference." 

 


Jerome Barnes Representative District 28 News Letter

Barnes

State Representative

JEROME BARNES

28th District

 

WEEKLY CAPITOL UPDATE

March 9, 2017

Volume 1, No. 9

HOUSE REPUBLICANS REJECT MINIMUM WAGE INCREASE

After complaining that a St. Louis ordinance that ultimately would raise the citywide minimum wage to $11 an hour is inappropriate because the minimum wage should be set at the state level, House Republicans on March 8 rejected a proposal to increase the state

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Missouri & Kansas Events

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Join us Wednesday to rally and demand Congressman Sam Graves oppose the AHCA and stop attacks on our health care!

Wednesday, March 22rd, 4:30pm - 5pm
St. Luke's Northland Hospital, 5830 NW Barry Road
(at the corner of NW Barry Road and N. Ambassador Drive)

Democratic Club Meetings/Events

  • Heartland Alliance for Progress meetings: March 27, April 10 and April 24.  All will be at Californo's beginning at 5:30 unless otherwise stated. Visit http://www.HeartlandAllianceForProgress.com for information.
  • Town Hall with State Rep. Greg Razer: Thursday, March 23 from 6:30-7:30, Burns & McDonnell (9450 Ward Parkway).
  • Town Hall with State Rep. Randy Dunn: March 20, 6:00-8:00pm at the KC Public Library (Lucille Bluford Branch), 3050 Prospect, KCMO.  There will be three panel discussions covering proposed budget cuts, ACA repeal, and leaks at Inner City Oil.
  • Missouri Alliance for Retired Americans: Annual Gerald (Red) Randall Memorial Luncheon April 21, Argosy Casino. Jackson County's own Chere Chaney will be posthumously awarded for her life of service. To reserve your tickets, cllick here:https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ovcCwWmqgsRXjyUo9NPutdyq4ZMfUR6gIAbcsrsy5ZM/edit

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Marches and Assemblies

 

Opportunities to contact your representatives about

"After the House returns following the Presidents Day break, we intend to introduce legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare," Ryan said.  Attend home rallies and ask questions. Make your voice heard at TOWN HALLS.

 

MAR 24: Postcards to Betsy Devos

Fri Mar 24th

 

APR 1:FIRE THE FOOL SATURDAY, APRIL 1ST 2017 12PM - 7PM NATIONAL MALL, WASHINGTON, DC.

APR 8: THE IMMIGRANTS MARCH, WASHINGTON D.C.

 
 
 
 

MAR 24: Postcards to Betsy Devos

Fri Mar 24th

APR 15: TRUMP TAX MARCH

APR 22: MARCH FOR SCIENCE — CHECK OUT OUR SATELLITE MARCHES IF YOU CAN'T BE WITH US IN DC!

APRIL 29: PEOPLE’S CLIMATE MOVEMENT IN WASHINGTON, D.C.

11 JUNE: NATIONAL PRIDE MARCH

 

 
 
Wed Mar 15th 12:00am - 11:55pm
 

 

 Immigration Town Hall hosted by Congressman Cleaver

  • Sat at 2 PM-4PM Feb 4th
  • Emanual Cleaver Career and Technical Center
  • 1215 Truman Rd, Kansas City Mo 64916

 Summary of meeting:

You know where I stand 

I attended an Immigration Town Hall meeting held by House Representative Emanual Cleaver at his Career And Technical Center in KCMO today, (Sat Feb 4th). I arrived 10 minutes before the 2 AM start and found

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