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

2020 Missouri Legislative Session Round Up

2020 Missouri Legislative Session Round Up

In anticipation of the 2020 legislative session which began on January 8, below is a list of probable issues that will face members of the Missouri Senate and the Missouri House of Representatives. Don’t hesitate to contact Lathrop GPM Consulting at 573-893-4336 to...

Missouri on Cusp of Medical Marijuana Use

Missouri on Cusp of Medical Marijuana Use

*Updated August 20, 2019 Missouri voters decided several statewide ballot issues on November 6, 2018. Among them were three initiative petitions dealing with medical marijuana: Amendment 2, Amendment 3 and Proposition C. Voters chose Amendment 2, which will: • Allow...