Representative Richardson received a C rating on our scorecard for the 2016 legislative session.
Rep. Todd Richardson serves as the Speaker of the House of Representatives. In this role he has set a new tone and earned the mutual respect of friend and foe alike for his steady hand, fair and balanced approach to leadership.
He represents part of Butler County, including the City of Poplar Bluff in the Missouri House of Representatives. Speaker Richardson is a practicing attorney and was first elected in November 2010.
He currently lives in Poplar Bluff with his wife, Amber, who is a successful physician, and their children.
Heavier Weighted Key Votes in 2016
HB 1891 prohibits the withholding of earnings from public employees for dues. MAF supports giving public sector employees the choice on how and if their union dues are collected — MAF Supports.
HB 1892 — “Narcotics Control Act” — establishes a Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP). MAF opposes HB 1892 because it attempts to violate medical privacy by establishing a compulsory government database to warehouse the schedule 2 - 4 prescription information of Missourians, a clear violation of principled, limited government — MAF Opposes.
From the 2016 Legislative Session
|HB1562||Child Trafficking Advertisement||Y||Y|
|HB1698||Meet in MO Act||Y||N|
|SB607||Third Party Verification||Y||Y|
|OV: HB1891||Paycheck Protection||Y||Y|
|HB1976||Tow Truck Regulations||Y||N|
|HB1979||Ethics Reform Revolving Door||Y||Y|
|HB1983||Ethics Reform Elected Officials Can't Act as Paid Political Consultants||Y||Y|
|HB2203 - SA 1 TO SA 4||C4 Disclosure||N|
|SB572||Taxation by Citation||Y||Y|
|SB591||Tort Reform Expert Witness||Y||Y|
|SB623||Gas Tax Increase||N|
|SB800||Meet in MO / Brownfield Tax Credits||Y||N|
|SB801||Supporting and Strengthening Families||Y|
|SJR39||Religious Freedom Amendment||Y|
|HB1433||Supporting and Strengthening Families||Y||Y|
|HB1589||Education Savings Account||Y||Y|
|HB1729||Ban Fertilizer Bans||A||Y|
|HB1904||Cell Phone Tax||N||N|
|HCR57||Convention of States||Y||Y|
|MV= Missouri Freedom Vote|