Legislative Forums

It’s never too early to start mobilizing your membership to “save the date” and to make plans to come to one of Missouri NEA’s regional legislative forums or Capitol Action Days in the spring. Check the schedule below for the 2019 MNEA Legislative activity in your area. Start making your list now of those members, administrators and school board members who would enjoy and benefit from a discussion regarding support for public education!

Each of these free events will be a legislative panel or discussion forum. These events provide a chance for members to build relationships with area legislators and support their understanding of MNEA priorities and education issues. Regional planning committees are working with other local leaders to identify at least one member per legislator to attend the event, invite the legislator personally and follow up with further conversation. 

Attend on a date that works for you, even if it’s outside your Governance District. 

Legislative Forums 2019

Mid-Missouri Legislative Forum
Jan. 17, 2019 (6:30-8 p.m.)
Courtyard by Marriott Columbia
3301 Lemone Industrial Boulevard
Columbia, MO 65201
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Jefferson County/Southeast Legislative Forum
Jan. 24, 2019 (6:30-8 p.m.)
Quality Inn & Banquet Center
1200 Gannon Drive
Festus, Mo 63028
636 937-0700
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Kansas City Regional Legislative Forum
Jan. 31, 2019 (6:30-8 p.m.)
Adam’s Mark Hotel and Conference Center
Grand Ballroom A&B
9103 E. 39th St.
Kansas City, MO 64133
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St. Louis Legislative Forum
March 7, 2019 (6:30-8 p.m.)
Spazio Westport
Spazio Grand Ballroom
12031 Lackland Road
Maryland Heights, MO 63146
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Capitol Action Days 2019

Wed., Feb. 13 – Governance Districts 2 and 10 CAD
Wed., Feb. 20 – Governance District 1 CAD
Wed., Feb. 27 – Governance District 3 CAD

Wed., March 6 – Governance Districts 7 and 8 CAD
Wed., March 13 – Governance Districts 4 and 5 CAD

Wed., April 3 – Governance Districts 9 and 11 CAD
Wed., April 10 – MNEA-Retired CAD
Wed., April 24 – Governance Districts 7 and 10 CAD

Wed., May 1 – MNEA-Retired and Governance District 6 CAD

For additional information on meeting places scheduled for legislative events, contact Sandy Smith at 573-644-9608 or sandy.smith@mnea.org

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