99th General Assembly, 1st Regular Session - 2017
Subcommittee on Urban Community Economic Development
MO House of Representatives
201 West Capitol Avenue
Jefferson City MO 65101
Rep. Rory Rowland, a Democrat, represents parts of Jackson County and Kansas City (District 29) in the Missouri House of Representatives. He regards President Harry S. Truman as his political inspiration for being a public servant. He was elected in a special election in November 2015.
In addition to his legislative duties, Rep. Rowland started Rowland Consulting, where he speaks to business groups all over the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. He previously served as President of two credit unions in the Kansas City area.
Rep. Rowland and his family attend St. Mark’s Catholic Church, where he has served on the Finance Committee for 20 years.
Rep. Rowland has an MBA from the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
Rep. Rowland currently resides in Independence, with his wife Tedi. They have lived there for 34 years and have raised four children who have all attended school in the Independence School District.
Changes the compensation a juror may receive from $6 to $27
Allows the ethics commission to publish financial interest statements online
Changes the minimum amounts of automobile liability insurance required
Requires public school buses to be operated by human drivers
Reaffirms Missouri's support of the services of the sheltered workshops of our state
Urges the General Assembly to place photos of future generations in the composite photo each year to remind the lawmakers of why they ran for office