Camden Doherty

Camden Doherty

Camden Doherty is a state government reporter for the Columbia Missourian.

Postpartum Medicaid extension clears Missouri Senate with anti-abortion amendment

By: - March 3, 2023

The Missouri Senate passed its version of postpartum Medicaid extension Thursday, but new language in the bill threatens its implementation. Sponsored by Sen. Elaine Gannon, R-De Soto, the legislation would extend coverage for women receiving Medicaid benefits through pregnancy and for a year after the pregnancy ends. Currently, coverage ends 60 days after a pregnancy […]

Missouri Senate begins effort to trim personal property taxes

By: - February 24, 2023

The Missouri Senate gave an initial approval this week to a personal property tax cut that looks to counteract the recent jump in used car evaluations. The bill has seen multiple forms in past years and this year’s session. Floor debate made it clear that the current bill could see revisions and compromise all the […]