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Security grants for places of worship, tax credit to help refugees debated in Missouri Senate

On Behalf of | Apr 28, 2022 | Firm News |

Steven Roberts

 

JEFFERSON CITY — A St. Louis Democrat running for Congress saw no fast action Tuesday in the Missouri Senate on two of his proposals.

Sen. Steven Roberts Jr. offered legislation to provide grants for security upgrades to places of worship. He also proposed a tax credit for donations to refugee resettlement agencies.

The proposals, which Roberts tried to attach to an unrelated bill, touch on national topics such as foreign policy and gun control as he challenges incumbent U.S. Rep. Cori Bush, D-St. Louis, in the Aug. 2 Democratic primary. [READ FULL ARTICLE HERE]