“I want to work hard and stay busy. But I don’t want to be at the tip of the spear,” Rep. Dean Plocher said. Plocher is in his first full term of being State Representative for the 89th District and has served three years in the Missouri House, being elected in a special election. Born…

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Sen. Denny Hoskins and Rep. Dean Plocher announced Tuesday they will be filing a bill introducing the Comprehensive Missouri Sport Betting and Sports Protection Act. Supporters say proposed legislation will authorize sports betting in Missouri’s riverboat casinos and on the internet, while implementing consumer protections and sports integrity requirements. This bill…

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – State Rep. Dean Plocher filed a proposed constitutional amendment (HJR 51) that would allow Missouri voters to decide if all statewide officials should be prohibited from being elected for more than two four-year terms. Presently, the Governor and State Treasurer are the only statewide officials subject to term limits. If HJR…

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The law was supposed to say that Breathalyzers used to gauge alcohol levels in the bloodstream should be calibrated at 1.0, .08 “or” .04, but instead said “and.” The Missouri Supreme Court ruled they had to be calibrated at all three levels. Supporters of the fix said attorneys used the error to help defendants fend…

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