Speaker Jones creates committee to investigate Dept. of Agriculture

Nov 20, 2013

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Missouri House Speaker Tim Jones has announced membership for a committee tasked with investigating allegations of a hostile work environment in the Department of Agriculture.

The 15-member committee will have 10 Republicans and five Democrats. It is led by Republican Casey Guernsey, of Bethany, and the vice chairman will be Stanley Cox, of Sedalia.

The Republican members are Bill Reibolt, of Neosho; Sonya Anderson, of Springfield; Shelley Keeney, of Marble Hill; Sue Entlicher, of Bolivar; Sandy Crawford, of Buffalo; Joe Don McGaugh, of Carrollton; Diane Franklin, of Camdenton; and Kathy Swan, of Cape Girardeau.

Democrats are Reps. Kim Gardner, of St. Louis; Jeremy LaFaver, of Kansas City; Stacey Newman, of St. Louis; Clem Smith, of St. Louis; and Stephen Webber, of Columbia.