January 24, 2017

Statement by Michela Skelton regarding Missouri HB 266 – An End to Tenure

Rep. Rick Brattin’s proposed bill to abolish tenure for new hires at public universities is the latest attack on higher education in Missouri and another example of job-killing political overreach. Eliminating tenure would cripple the ability of colleges and universities to hire and retain top-tier talent, which only hurts our students and their ability to compete in a global economy. …

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January 18, 2017

Michela Skelton’s Statement on Missouri Education Funding Cuts

Rather than investing in Missouri’s future, this state’s Republican leadership is thrusting a budget shortfall caused by declining corporate tax revenues onto students and teachers across the educational spectrum, from debt-challenged college students to local K-12 school districts. Along with $82 million in cuts to higher education, Gov. Greitens is slashing nearly $9 million from K-12 transportation funding. Our state …

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January 16, 2017

Michela Skelton Chosen as Official Democratic Candidate for 50th District House Seat

CALIFORNIA, Mo. — The 50th Legislative District Democratic Committee officially selected Michela Skelton as the Democratic candidate for the vacant 50th House District seat during a Monday morning vote. “I’m humbled and honored to represent the Democratic party in a special election that’s critical for the future of the 50th District,” said Skelton, Chair of the Missouri Democratic Party’s Women’s …

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January 11, 2017

Michela Skelton Launches Candidacy for Missouri’s 50th House District

ASHLAND, Mo. — Michela Skelton, Chair of the Missouri Democratic Party’s Women’s Caucus and a former attorney for the Missouri Senate, announced today she is seeking to become the Democratic candidate for the Missouri House’s 50th District seat. “The hard-working people of mid-Missouri are tired of government that works only for the few, for the wealthy and for the well-connected,” …

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January 11, 2017

Michela Skelton 50th District Campaign Announcement Today in Ashland

Michela Skelton, Chair of the Missouri Democratic Party’s Women’s Caucus and a former attorney for the Missouri Senate, will formally kick off her campaign for the vacant 50th District seat in the Missouri House of Representatives today at 2 p.m. at the Southern Boone County Library in Ashland. Former state Sen. Chuck Graham will introduce Skelton. Following her kickoff address, …

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