99th General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session
Representative Joe Runions
Joe Runions
District 037

Years Served:
Rep. Joe Runions Jr., a Democrat, represents Jackson and Cass Counties (District 37) in the Missouri House of Representatives. He was elected to his first two-year term in November 2012.

Rep. Runions was an electrician for 42 years and a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 124. He is a former president of the Muscular Dystrophy Association, a former Grand Knight and current member of the O’Hara Council of the Knights of Columbus. He served on the Grandview City Council for seven years and was an advisor for the Kansas City Port Authority. Rep. Runions has been a member of the Grandview Planning Commission, the National League of Cities and the Jackson County Democratic Committee. He is a member of St. Thomas More Catholic Church.

Rep. Runions was born on November 6, 1940 in Kansas City, Mo. He graduated from Ruskin High School in 1958. He currently resides in Grandview with his wife, Janice. They have two children and two grandchildren.
Sponsored Bills
HB 1682 - (5496H.01I)
Establishes the "Alexandra and Brayden Anderson Electric Shock Drowning Prevention Act"
HB 1683 - (5423H.01I)
Authorizes planning commissions the option of appointing a chair instead of electing a chair
Co-sponsored Bills
Past Legislation