Missouri Rep Dean Plocher in the News

Sep 11 2020

Bill challenging Better Together petition passes House Committee

The Missouri House of Representatives’ Committee on General Laws has given its approval of legislation that would allow cities and counties to determine their own destiny in the matters of dissolving or ...

Sep 11 2020

Better Together’s Biggest Threat? A ‘Reasonable Republican’ in Jefferson City

When it comes to forcing a shotgun merger-wedding on St. Louis city and county, Better Together (BT) swears by three organizing principles.First, that the residents of the city and county cannot be ...

Oct 2 2018

OUTSTANDING FRESHMEN 2018: Rep. Dean Plocher

“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 ...

Jun 10 2018

General Assembly approves of bill aimed at improving breast cancer detection

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A bill that would add digital mammography and breast tomosynthesis to the definition of low-dose mammography screening has been given final approval by the General Assembly and awaits ...

Feb 20 2018

Hoskins introduces legislation legalizing sports gambling in Missouri

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 ...

Dec 17 2017

Plocher proposes term limits for all statewide officials

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 ...

Mar 16 2017

The afterglow of session broken down by national pastime

Rep. Dean Plocher – He was a game changer on the UCC code legislation. Also served as Vice Chair on Utilities and was key in taking energy legislation from the House to ...

Jan 30 2017

Lawmakers move to fix glitch in Missouri drunken driving law

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 ...

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