April 2020

Mary Lou Smith


Mary Lou Smith, 88, formerly of Excelsior Springs, MO. passed away April 13 at North Care Hospice House with her daughter by her side and surrounded by the love and prayers of family and friends around the country.

Mary Lou was a woman of strong faith and great love.  Her family finds peace knowing that she has gone to be with the Lord and her loved ones who have passed on before.

Missouri Budget Project suggests fiscal relief inadequate

JEFFERSON CITY – Federal policymakers have provided a substantial amount of fiscal relief to state and local governments to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, but Missouri and other states need much more to avoid spending cuts that would harm families, destabilize communities and deepen the recession, based on a new report from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.