Working to grow our shared values and create positive change for hard-working Missouri families.

Adequately funding our public schools so our children are prepared for success and our community colleges and public universities so students don’t graduate with a mountain of debt due to continuing tuition increases caused by inadequate state funding.

Crime Prevention & Public Safety

Cracking down on violent crime. Mark has sponsored legislation to make discharging a firearm in cities with criminal negligence (such as the celebratory gunfire that killed an 11-year-old girl in Kansas City) a state offense and co-sponsored legislation to strengthen penalties against witness tampering and to establish a pre-trial witness protection program for Missouri.