Rank #1: A State in Transition
Jul 21 2018
Rank #2: Breaking the Cycle of Mass Incarceration in Missouri
Aug 31 2018
Rank #4: 27 Letters Too Many
In this episode, Senators Jill Schupp and Lauren Arthur and Representatives Deb Lavender and Tracy McCreery discuss inequality in the legislature and their committee hearings during the third week of the 2019 Legislative Session.
Feb 08 2019
Rank #5: Priorities and Possibilities: 2019 State of the State
Jan 22 2019
Rank #6: 2019 Session Preview
State Senators Jill Schupp, Lauren Arthur, and Karla May and State Representatives Tracy McCreery and Deb Lavender discuss the first week of the 2019 Missouri Legislative Session followed by their hopes and expectations for the next four months.
Jan 17 2019
Rank #10: Heads Up Missouri: Back in Action
Feb 28 2018
Rank #12: Rep. Martha Stevens on Rural Health Policy
Representative Martha Stevens of Columbia is joined by Missouri Rural Crisis Center's Dina Van Der Zalm for a discussion on realities of rural health policy. They cover economics, opioid epidemic, and how to get involved.
Jun 07 2017
Rank #13: Special Session: Utilities
The Governor called special session to push controversial utilities legislation. This legislation is weedy and deserved more than rushed debate. Senator Schupp, Representative McCreery, and Representative Lavender sit down to discuss the bill and it's potential implications.
May 30 2017
Rank #14: Tax Table Troubles
In this episode, Senators Jill Schupp and Lauren Arthur, and Representatives Deb Lavender and Tracy McCreery discuss the recent investigation into the Department of Revenue by State Auditor Nicole Galloway, efforts by the Missouri Legislature to expand charter schools, and efforts to protect the health and safety of incarcerated women.
Apr 18 2019
Rank #15: Banding Against the Ban
In this week’s episode, Senator Jill Schupp and Representatives Deb Lavender, Tracy McCreery, and Keri Ingle discuss their insights into a dangerous anti-choice bill moving through the legislature.
Warning: this episode contains discussions over potentially triggering topics including sexual violence and abortion.
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Mar 14 2019
Rank #16: Wins and Worries for Women
In this episode, Senator Jill Schupp and Representatives Deb Lavender and Tracy McCreery discuss their insights on the budget, dangerous gun and abortion bills moving through the legislature, two of Senator Schupp’s bills heard in committee and the upcoming deadline for the Women Legislators of Missouri Scholarship.
Mar 12 2019
Rank #17: Tort, Tampons, and Title IX
In this episode, Senator Jill Schupp and her Chief of Staff Megan Price and Representatives Deb Lavender and Tracy McCreery discuss their insights on the budget, Moms Demand Action Lobby Day, potential changes to Title IX, forced arbitration, and menstrual products in prisons.
Mar 05 2019
Rank #18: Overbooked and Underwhelmed
In this week’s episode, Senators Jill Schupp and Karla May and Representatives Deb Lavender and Tracy McCreery discuss their insights on the budget, a potential prescription drug monitoring program, Medicaid legislation and low income housing tax credits.
Feb 25 2019
Rank #19: Week of January 9, 2017
The five elected officials come together to discuss inauguration, ethics, campaign finance, so-called "Right to Work", Medicaid, and state workers' pay.
Jan 12 2017
Rank #20: Week of January 2, 2017
Welcome to Heads Up, Missouri! This weekly podcast will normally feature smart analysis by Missouri legislators. For the first, short week, let's get to know them.
Jan 12 2017