99th General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session - 2018
Representative Lauren Arthur
Lauren Arthur
District 018

Years Served:
Hometown:Kansas City
Capitol Address
Address:MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue
Room 101-D
Jefferson City MO 65101 
Legislative Assistant:Pedro Guerrero 
Rep. Lauren Arthur, a Democrat, represents Clay County (District 18) in the Missouri House of Representatives. She was elected to her first two-year term in November 2014.

In addition to her legislative duties, Rep. Arthur currently works as a Project Manager at VML, a global advertising agency. She has also worked in Kansas City as a middle school teacher; teaching English Language Arts at Urban Community Leadership Academy, a charter school in Kansas City.

Rep. Arthur is a graduate of the International Baccalaureate Program from North Kansas City High School. She earned her bachelor’s degree in History from Smith College in Northampton, MA while graduating magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. While attending Smith College, Rep. Arthur interned at the Smithsonian's American History Museum and the Scottish Parliament. She also received her Master’s in Education from the University of Missouri-St. Louis.

Rep. Arthur was born and raised in Northland. She currently lives in Kansas City, MO.
Sponsored Bills
HB 1636 - (4786H.01I)
Adds medication assisted treatment for substance abuse disorders as a covered benefit in health insurance.
HB 1766 - (5466H.01I)
Requires reporting of expenditures in excess of one thousand dollars for the purpose of electioneering activities
HB 1767 - (5489H.01I)
Modifies provisions relating to assessment and treatment services for children entering foster care
HB 2165 - (5994H.01I)
Changes the laws regarding the interest on tax payments
HB 2166 - (5276H.02I)
Allows victims of certain crimes to be released from certain lease agreements if documentation is provided to the landlord
Co-sponsored Bills
Past Legislation