DOUG CREWS

DOUG CREWS

Former state press association executive

Doug Crews has worked as a lobbyist in the State Capitol for more than 35 years. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Journalism in 1973 from the University of Missouri, Columbia. He edited and/or co-published four Missouri community newspapers before joining the Missouri Press Association’s staff in 1979 in Columbia. He was MPA’s Assistant Director for 11 years before serving as Executive Director from 1990 until his retirement in 2016. Doug continues to lobby in Jefferson City for the press association on issues affecting newspapers, the news media and the public, such as Missouri’s Sunshine Law, open meetings and open records of state and local governments, and a variety of other topics.

CONTACT

314 E. High Street
Jefferson City, Missouri 65101

Telephone: +1 573.893.4336
Fax: +1 573.893.5398

UPDATES

COVID-19 Pandemic News – Missouri Udpate – April 13, 2020

COVID-19 Pandemic News – Missouri Udpate – April 13, 2020

As of 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 13, cases in Missouri total 4,388, while deaths in Missouri from COVID-19 total 114. I. LEGISLATIVE BRANCH • 2020 LEGISLATIVE SESSION UPDATE: On April 13, Senate Majority Floor Leader Caleb Rowden (R-Columbia) announced that House...

COVID-19 Pandemic News – Missouri Update – April 8, 2020

COVID-19 Pandemic News – Missouri Update – April 8, 2020

As of 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 8, cases in Missouri total 3,327, while deaths in Missouri from COVID-19 total 58. I. LEGISLATIVE BRANCH On Wednesday, April 8, 2020, the General Assembly returned to Jefferson City to take up and pass the $6.2B supplemental budget....

COVID-19 Pandemic News – Missouri Update – April 2, 2020

COVID-19 Pandemic News – Missouri Update – April 2, 2020

According to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, as commercial testing capacities increase, the coordination of patient and associated contact investigations is paramount to preventing and mitigating the spread of the coronavirus. While performing...