KCHI News Director In Jefferson City

You probably have heard Randy Dean filling in on KCHI News for the past few days. Long-time KCHI News Director Tom Tingerthal and his wife have taken a vacation and one of their stops was in Jefferson City to visit Chillicothe’s voice in the state Capital, Rusy Black. Rep. Black stated the session is going well, with four weeks remaining. […]

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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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Ag Week – Representative Rusty Black

This is National Ag Week, an opportunity for the public to thank those involved in agriculture, providing the food we eat, the fiber for clothes we wear, and in some cases, even the fuel in our vehicles.  Missouri State Representative Rusty Black was an Ag Teacher for many years before retiring and running for office.  Black says Agriculture has changed. […]

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Legislative Session At Spring Break

The Missouri Legislature is on “Spring Break” and Representative Rusty Black says Budget will be the primary focus for the House when they return to Jefferson City. Black says he is on several committees, This would help those small businesses offer a benefit that is not easily available to them now.   Black is also on the Elementary and Secondary […]

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House Education Subcommittee To Meet This Week

Missouri House Education Subcommittee will hear testimony on Thursday about COVID Dollars and Supplemental Budget Request.  House Appropriations Subcommittee on Education Chairman Rusty Black of Chillicothe told Missourinet that the committee will hear from the state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE), along with the Department of Higher Education. Black says the committee will also hear details about how […]

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State House Wrapping Up Budget Work

Budget works is nearing completion by the Missouri House of Representatives.  Representative Rusty Black was in Chillicothe for the Salute To Agriculture and talked with KCHI about the session.  Black says They expected to work on the supplemental budget Monday. Black says he is working on a bill dealing with huffing. Black says he continues the work in the education […]

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Legislative Priorities Discussed

Several of Missouri’s Representatives at the State Capitol attended a Legislative Forum in Trenton Monday morning to speak to constituents, including students.  Each was asked to talk about their legislative priorities for the start of the 2020 session.  In attendance were 1st District Representative Allan Andrews talked about the wind tax and keeping the funds local, 3rd District Representative Danny […]

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