Issues

Our 2017-2018 Legislative Platform:

  • Mental Health (learn more)
    • Pass legislation creating statewide standards relating to mental health services
    • Convene the Task Force on Mental Health Issues in Higher Education
  • Sexual Assault (learn more)
    • Add sexual violence, sexual harassment, and consent to the Missouri high school health education curriculum.
    • Increase resources available to UM System Title IX Offices, as appropriate.
  • College Affordability (learn more)
    • Increase or maintain state appropriations for higher education and scholarship programs
    • Enact legislation increasing protections and options for student loan borrowers.
    • Establish a statewide work study program to help students finance their education and get work experience
    • Prevent passage of legislation that would prevent enactment of OER policies
    • Prevent passage of legislation increasing taxes on textbooks
  • Science & Technology (learn more)
    • Pass STEM legislation aimed at providing opportunities to future and existing college students.
    • Increase support for the Missouri Science & Technology (MOST) Fellowship
  • Student Representative to the Board of Curators (learn more)
    • Confirm a Missouri S&T student as the next Student Representative to the Board of Curators
    • Pass legislation to provide a vote for the Student Representative to the Board of Curators
  • Campus Conceal and Carry (learn more)
    • Prevent passage of legislation enacting conceal and carry on college campuses.

 

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