On the brink of a debt default, Congress finally approved a plan late Wednesday evening to temporarily end the shutdown, but nearly every Missouri Republican in Congress voted against the deal.
Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill, and Republican Representatives Vicky Hartzler, Jason Smith and Ann Wagner have openly stated that they will not accept compensation during the closure.
U.S. Rep. Vicky Hartzler convened a meeting Tuesday in Columbia that drew nearly 60 people from military communities to discuss ways of shoring up the state’s military bases.
The Federal Aviation Administration recently released a list of 238 airports were control towers could be closed as a result of budget cuts.
U.S. Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-Mo.) criticizes Democrats for ignoring drought-relief aid bill.