99th General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session - 2018
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Health and Mental Health Policy, Ranking Minority Member
Rules - Administrative Oversight, Ranking Minority Member
Administration and Accounts
Legislative Task Force on Dyslexia
MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City MO 65101
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.
Adds medication assisted treatment for substance abuse disorders as a covered benefit in health insurance.
Requires reporting of expenditures in excess of one thousand dollars for the purpose of electioneering activities
Modifies provisions relating to assessment and treatment services for children entering foster care
Changes the laws regarding the interest on tax payments
Allows victims of certain crimes to be released from certain lease agreements if documentation is provided to the landlord