Black Will File For Re-election To House Seat, But MAY Switch To Senate

Representative Rusty Black says he will file for re-election to the 7th district House seat, but says he is also keeping his options open. The Senate redistricting has not been completed at the time filing opened.  Currently, Livingston County is in the 21st Senate District.  If the redistricting moves Livingston County to the 12th District Senate, Black plans to withdraw […]

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Representative Rusty Black Spoke Of Community Colleges At Forum

Several State representatives and senators spoke at a political forum in Trenton Monday morning.  One of the questions asked was their perspective on Community Colleges.  Representative Rusty Black says for economic development, they are very important. Black says the Community Colleges are able to respond to the need of the rural workforce, including farming and small businesses. He says his […]

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Rusty Black Leads State Legislature

Chillicothe’s voice in the state capital, Rusty Black, received a surprise while in the State Capital. Black was allowed to lead the session in the house. Black said he was making notes when the blue light on his desk lit up, meaning he was to report to the Speaker. Rep. Black said he enjoyed the experiment, but it was different […]

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Graves Says CARES Act Helped Hospitals In His District

The North Missouri representative in Washington DC says the federal CARES Act has helped rural hospitals in his district.  Congressman Sam Graves voted for the bipartisan legislation this spring, which included 75-billion dollars for personal protective equipment for health care employees: Congressman Graves says hospitals in his district also have been helped by the CARES Act’s paycheck protection program (PPP). […]

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