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

Open, Accessible Government Vital to Citizens

Open, Accessible Government Vital to Citizens

April 2, 2020 If you have dealings with members of a Missouri state or local governmental body, a bit of background about the Missouri Sunshine Law may be important and helpful. Even during a public health crisis or state of emergency, provisions of our Sunshine Law...

COVID-19 Pandemic News – Missouri Update – March 30, 2020

COVID-19 Pandemic News – Missouri Update – March 30, 2020

As of March 30, Missouri has 1,031 COVID-19 cases – 23 days after the first case was reported in the state. I. LEGISLATIVE BRANCH • The Senate has indicated it is planning to return the week of April 6, to discuss House Bill 14 (the supplemental budget bill) and the...

Missouri County and City Stay-At-Home Orders

Missouri County and City Stay-At-Home Orders

Updated April 1, 2020 Boone County: https://www.showmeboone.com/common/pdf/Boone%20County%20Order%20No%202020-03C.pdf Branson, MO: https://www.bransonmo.gov/DocumentCenter/View/12386/Ordinance-2020-0052 Cass County:...