99th General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session
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Elementary and Secondary Education, Ranking Minority Member
Fiscal Review, Ranking Minority Member
MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City MO 65101
Rep. Judy Morgan, a Democrat, represents part of Jackson County (District 24) in the Missouri House of Representatives. She was first elected in a special election in November 2011.
In addition to her legislative duties, Rep. Morgan is a retired school teacher and counselor. She has worked in the Kansas City Public School District at Northeast High School, Central High School and Lincoln College Prep for twenty-nine years. She served as President of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT ) from 1999-2009 representing and serving its membership.
Rep. Morgan is a member of the following organizations: American Federation of Teachers; Legislative Chair of the Greater Kansas City Women’s Political Caucus; Development Officer of the Missouri Association of Social Welfare; and KKFI Community Radio Board.
Rep. Morgan is a 1966 graduate of Bishop Hogan High School. She received her bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education and a master’s degree in Guidance and Counseling from the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
Born January 11, 1948 in Kansas City, Rep. Morgan currently resides in Kansas City with her husband Gene Morgan. She has one daughter Courtney Morgan Baker, and son-in-law, Roby.
Requires children in the City of St. Louis and Kansas City school districts to enroll in a school by the age of five
Establishes the Missouri Tuition Equity Act
Establishes the "Respect Women's Abortion Decisions Act"
Changes provisions relating to advanced practice registered nurses
Extends the duration of unemployment benefits
Requires school districts to offer instruction relating to human sexuality
Changes the laws regarding the sexual offender registry by adding provisions relating to petitions for removal
Modifies provisions relating to condominium property
Changes the laws regarding the Missouri individual income tax
Establishes Missouri's ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment to the United States Constitution
Resolves that abortion shall be recognized as an essential component of women's health care