Missouri Representative Wayne Wallingford has announced his candidacy for the Missouri Senate.
Wallingford announced his decision to represent the revised 3rd Senate District on Monday. The Southeast Missouri reports that about 60 people attended the announcement. The vacant seat covers Cape Girardeau, Perry, St. Francois and Ste. Genevieve counties.
A Missouri House committee that’s been looking into natural disaster response has released a list of recommendations for lawmakers to take up next year. One recommendation would give lawmakers more of a say into the use of the state’s Rainy Day fund.