Tuesday morning the Maryville Chamber of Commerce held a Legislative Coffee attended by over 50 community leaders. State Senator Dan Hegeman and State Representative Allen Andrews were both present to take questions and hear comments. The two each expressed frustration of funding cuts for higher education. Hegeman further said the cuts at Missouri is hurting all higher education funding.
Other topics included being stronger advocates for agriculture in the state and Missouri being the only state in the union without a prescription drug monitoring program.