Missouri needs a non-discrimination policy

We’ve had a lot of conversations this year about discrimination laws and making it harder to sue bosses or landlords for discriminating…

Another attempt underway to thwart cuts to elderly and disabled Missourians

State Rep. Peter Merideth, D-St. Louis, does not want the state to seek a federal waiver that would affect 8,000 disabled and elderly Missourians…

LGBTQ Protections Lack at State Level in the United States

In the United States, the president has broken numerous promises to the LGBTQ community…

Women who use birth control could be fired in Missouri

In a vote furthering anti-abortion provisions in the state, the Missouri House voted on Tuesday¬†to roll back a St. Louis ban…

Merideth says compromise is key to progress in Missouri

In just a few months, Representative Mike Colona will vacate his chair in the Missouri House…

Missouri state senators in solidarity for ethics reform at capitol

As floodwaters rush across Missouri, our state capitol is in a standstill. Not much is getting done in Jefferson City…

Bill blocking St. Louis minimum wage hike is sent to Greitens

A long-awaited $10 minimum wage in St. Louis may prove short-lived, as Missouri lawmakers on Friday sent a bill banning local minimum wages…

Standing-room-only crowd for Missouri gun legislation

Residents from across the Show-Me State packed a Missouri Capitol hearing room in Jefferson City on Monday to hear testimony on concealed firearms legislation…

Politically Speaking: Democrat Peter Merideth looks to navigate a heavily Republican legislature

Merideth is an attorney who spent most of his childhood and professional life in the Shaw neighborhood of St. Louis…

Merideth looks to fulfill dream of becoming representative

Peter Merideth says people in the Shaw neighborhood know him best as a choir singer at his church…