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October 2014
KCUR: Avila Students Hear From Sen. McCaskill About Sexual Assault

Avila University students said a meeting with Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill Wednesday afternoon taught them important things about the definition of sexual assault, what their school was doing to combat it and how to involve law enforcement in the event of an attack.

Washington Post: McCaskill visits Missouri college campuses to get input on sexual assault bill

Sending your daughter to college may improve her career prospects, but it also increases her chance of becoming the victim of a sexual assault.

St. Louis American: Judge White takes oath for federal bench

Judge Ronnie L. White was administered the oath of office to join the bench on the United States District Court’s Eastern District of Missouri in a lively, emotional investiture ceremony held Friday afternoon in the Thomas F. Eagleton U.S. Courthouse in downtown St. Louis.

Columbia Missourian: GEORGE KENNEDY: Sexual violence finally has attention of those with influence

The Reynolds Alumni Center room was packed Tuesday morning for Sen. Claire McCaskill’s “listening session” on the subject of sexual abuse on campus. It struck me that who was present might be even more important than what was said.

Springfield News-Leader: McCaskill hears from area college students on sexual assault legislation

"What is sexual assault?" The question posed to students by Sen. Claire McCaskill received little reaction during her visit to Missouri State University on Wednesday. She was on campus to discuss proposed legislation on combating sexual violence on college campuses.

KMBZ : Senator McCaskill is tackling the issues of campus sexual assault

Claire McCaskill stopped by the metro to talk about a dark subject. The Missouri Senator has introduced legislation, taking aim at campus sexual assault.

KMBZ: Senator McCaskill is tackling the issues of campus sexual assault

Claire McCaskill stopped by the metro to talk about a dark subject. The Missouri Senator has introduced legislation, taking aim at campus sexual assault.

The Kansas City Star: Sen. Claire McCaskill’s campus tour on sexual violence comes to Kansas City

There is a disconnect between the programs colleges and universities in Missouri offer to help victims of sexual violence on campus and what students know exists.

The Maneater: McCaskill visits MU to discuss sexual violence on campus

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) visited the MU campus Tuesday morning to speak to a crowd concerned with sexual violence on campus.

KY3: Combating college sexual assaults topic of discussion in Springfield

Educators and students from area colleges, and even criminal prosecutors met today to talk about combating sexual assaults on campus.  Senator Claire McCaskill was in town on her tour of colleges across the state, getting input for her proposed legislation to combat college sexual assaults.

Ozarks Public Radio: McCaskill Queries University, Law Enforcement Officials on Title IX Policy

U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill says legislation aimed at curbing campus sexual assaults will be redrafted to encompass some of the suggestions received this week.

The Eagle 93.9: McCaskill Continues Work on Sexual Assault Legislation

Sexual assaults on college and university campuses goes largely unreported and without a conviction. Now, Senator Claire McCaskill is touring campuses across the state working on legislation to standardize how schools should handle these assault cases.

The Griffon News: Senator visits Western

Due to new legislation and changes to old understandings, one local politician has taken it upon herself to help educate Missouri college campuses regarding sexual violence.

Kirksville Daily Express: McCaskill leads talk on sexual assaults

Colleges and universities across the nation must do a better job of more quickly connecting victims of sexual assault with law enforcement to aid in potential future prosecution of offenders, just one of the many steps U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill suggested institutions of higher education take during a visit to Truman State University on Tuesday.

Maryville Daily Forum: McCaskill brings gender violence fight to Northwest

U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill visited Northwest Missouri State University on Tuesday to discuss her campus sexual assault legislation.

The Kansas City Star: Marine Corps signs 15-year lease at south Kansas City site

The U.S. Marine Corps has signed a 15-year lease and expanded its operations next to the Bannister Federal Complex in south Kansas City.

The Joplin Globe: Sen. McCaskill quizzing colleges in effort to curb unreported sexual assaults

Far too often, reports of rape and sexual assault on American college campuses go underreported, U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill found in a nationwide survey earlier this year. This week, she is quizzing colleges across the state as she develops legislation to combat the problem.

St. Joseph News-Press: McCaskill quizzes gathering about campus sexual assaults

Students make mistakes, Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill told students on Tuesday afternoon. They put themselves in bad situations. But that doesn’t mean they forfeit their legal rights.

Truman Media Network: Claire McCaskill visits Truman to discuss Sexual Assault prevention

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) visited Truman State this afternoon for a candid conversation about sexual assault with administration heads, students and local law enforcement.

Southeast Missourian: McCaskill touts campus safety in SEMO visit

Being the mother of two daughters and one of the few women lawyers in the Jackson County Prosecuting Attorney's Office, U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill wants to make sure students on college campuses are safe from sexual assault.

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