Sen. Jane Cunningham
“Why not just have women stay home, barefoot and pregnant, and stay in the kitchen?”Rep. Tishaura Jones said. “Because that’s exactly what this amendment does.”
The Senate adjourned near midnight after eight hours without a compromise on Missouri’s $24 billion budget.
The vote to maintain Missouri’s current tenure system comes one day after the Senate punted on an attempt to address the unaccredited school district in St. Louis.
Missouri’s public universities would be required to accept transfer credit from sister institutions.
“We found that Missouri is one of the worst states in the nation for educators having their license revoked for sexual misconduct.”