Sen. Barbara Anne Washington, Ninth District Missouri, Speaks on Human Rights and Other Legislative Matters; KC Tenants Explains the New Tenant Right to Counsel at Eviction Proceedings

For the first half of our hour, host Bev Livingston speaks with Sen. Barbara Anne Washington about Missouri’s legislative happenings this session.

Senator Washington, a Democrat, represents the 9th Senatorial District in the Missouri Senate. She was sworn into office on Jan. 6, 2021. Prior to being elected to the Senate, she served the residents of Jackson County in the House of Representatives for three years.

Senator Washington proudly supports increased economic development in her district – including preserving the notable “18th & Vine” district, increased funding for educational opportunities and universal health care for all. In her district, she regularly presents programs designed to bring attention to the importance of small business development, juvenile justice reform, minority mental health awareness, crime reduction and environmental preservation. Sen. Washington has been instrumental in the advance of legislation which changes expungement delays, protecting each Missourians’ rights.


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During the second half of our hour, host Terri Wilke speaks with members of KC Tenants to discuss their most recent major victory – the tenant’s right to counsel at eviction proceedings.  This is news and they will share how to start this enhanced protection if you find yourself in eviction proceedings.

On Jaws of Justice, we examine how to find justice in our society.  Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are.

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Stay safe. Thanks to all our listeners, stay close to your dial and stay well!   A crisis on the scale of the pandemic can reorder society in dramatic ways, for better or worse.  All of society pays a heavy price for decades of failing to create a rational system of health care that works for all of us.

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