DAVID SHORR

DAVID SHORR

Former Director of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources

David Shorr served as Director of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources under both Democrat and Republican Missouri Governors. He received his Bachelor and Master of Science degrees in 1977 and 1979 from Kent State University and Cleveland State University, in Conservation/Environmental Sciences and Urban Studies and Planning, respectively, and his Law degree in 1983 from Cleveland State University. He has practiced law for more than three decades and has been a registered lobbyist for more than 20 years. As an attorney, David works with public and private organizations in matters relating to state and federal environmental, energy and natural resources law and regulations, including crisis management, public health risk assessment, disaster response and modification of public policy. He is also a partner in Lathrop GPM’s Jefferson City office.

CONTACT

314 E. High Street
Jefferson City, Missouri 65101

Telephone: +1 573.893.4336
Fax: +1 573.893.5398

UPDATES

Missouri Supreme Court Tosses Out 2018 Bill Due to Multiple Subjects

Missouri Supreme Court Tosses Out 2018 Bill Due to Multiple Subjects

A lawsuit filed by the City of De Soto and a De Soto resident (the plaintiffs) sought a declaratory judgment that a bill passed in 2018 by the General Assembly violated the “single-subject” provision of the Missouri Constitution and that the bill contained “an...

Governor Signs Legislation to Increase Missouri Gas Tax

Governor Signs Legislation to Increase Missouri Gas Tax

The Missouri General Assembly passed a gas tax increase in May 2021 to help fund road and bridge projects. On Tuesday, July 13, Governor Mike Parson (R) signed Senate Bill 262 (sponsored by Senate President Pro Tem Dave Schatz, R-Sullivan). Beginning in October 2021...

General Assembly Passes 69 Bills in 2021 Legislative Session

General Assembly Passes 69 Bills in 2021 Legislative Session

The Missouri General Assembly ended the 2021 legislative session on May 14 with some major accomplishments in the 69 bills that crossed the finish line. More than 2,270 bills had been filed for the 2021 session and many of the provisions of these bills were added as...