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June 7, 2024.  Rep. Patterson speaks with Steve Kraske of KCUR about the previous session and other topics such as the Kansas City Chiefs staying in Missouri.  Listen to the interview here:

June 1, 2024.  City of Lee's Summit to receive state funding for new public safety operations center.  "This center will be a key piece of our community's emergency response capabilities and reflects our proactive approach to public safety," said Rep. Patterson.  See the Lee's Summit Tribune article here:



May 20, 2024.  Rep. Patterson speaks with Charlie Keegan of KSHB Channel 41 about the legislative session that concluded on May 17.  See the video here:

April 24, 2024.  Lawmakers reach agreement on stopping landfill in Raymore.  Rep. Patterson and other lawmakers have reached an agreement that would halt construction of a landfill in Raymore, with passage of House Bill 1751.  Read the story here in the Lee's Summit Tribune:

April 23, 20224.  Lawmakers reach deal on Raymore landfill.   Read the Kansas City Star article here:


Jan. 8, 2024.  "Should Jackson County Elect its Assessor?  Amid Outrage, Missouri Lawmakers Want a Change."  Click link to see Rep. Patterson's comments to Kansas City Star.

Oct. 27, 2023.  Rep. Patterson speaks with Jason Rosenbaum of St. Louis NPR on the first ever Politically Speaking News Hour podcast.   Listen to the podcast here:

Sept. 12, 2023.  Missouri House Republicans designate Rep. Jon Patterson of Lee's Summit to succeed Dean Plocher as Speaker of the House.  Read the story here: 

July 10, 2023.  Tokyo, Japan - Rep. Patterson joins Emily Manley of Fox 2 from Japan to discuss governor's trade mission.  See the video here:


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