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Steve Roberts St. Louis Missouri
Rep. Steven Roberts, D-St. Louis, hugs Lincoln University President Jerald Jones Woolfolk after Woolfolk introduced him as the speaker for Wednesday’s keynote lecture as part of Lincoln University’s “A Dream Fulfilled: The Presidential Lecture Series” in the Scruggs Ballroom on Lincoln University’s campus. Photo by Liv Paggiarino / News Tribune

‘Enough is enough’ op-ed by Steve Roberts published by the Missouri Times on July 23, 2020. [Read here]

Steve Roberts endorsed for state Senate by wide range of elected officials

State Representative Steve Roberts (D-77th District) has been endorsed in his bid for the Missouri Senate by a state senator, a state representative, two citywide elected officials, four aldermen and four Democratic committeepeople. [Read more…]

Missouri lawmaker emphasizes importance of COVID-19 testing in 63113 zip code, which has 152 cases

State Rep. Steven Roberts and Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services Office of Minority Health Staff Chief Joe Palm attended the COVID-19 mobile testing event at the Victor Roberts Building in St. Louis on May 4, 2020. State Rep. Steven Roberts, D-St. Louis, worked with the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) and Affinia Healthcare to establish the mobile test site. [Read more…]

50 for 50 Spotlight: Steven Roberts (JD ’13)

Public service is not what Steven Roberts (JD ’13) does; a public servant is who he is. In 2016, Roberts won a contested primary for the 77th District Missouri House seat. This fall, Roberts was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Air Force.  [Read more…]

State representative talks about dreams deferred and achieved

Lincoln University invited Missouri Rep. Steven Roberts, D-St. Louis, to speak Wednesday night as part of its “A Dream Fulfilled: The Presidential Lecture Series” that was launched last year. [Read more…]

Missouri Black Legislative Caucus Wants State Holiday For First African American Legislator

Missouri’s Legislative Black Caucus on Monday highlighted legislation they’ve filed to honor and remember the work done by African American Missourians. [Read more…] 

Missouri Rep. Steve Roberts is now an officer in the U.S. Air Force

“This commission marks one of the most meaningful accomplishments of my career in public service.” [Read more…]

Missouri state rep using his pen to fight gun violence

Rep. Steven Roberts has two bills working their way through Jefferson City that would empower law enforcement and tipsters to fight crime. [Read more…]

20 QUESTIONS WITH… Rep. Steven Roberts

Freshman Democratic Rep. Steven Roberts took the time to be the next in the Missouri Times Magazine 20 Questions series, talking everything from favorite quotes to family influence and favorite foods. [Read more…]

State Rep. Steve Roberts to hold 2nd Annual Turkey Giveaway

State Representative Steve Roberts of Missouri’s 77th District, has announced details of his second annual Thanksgiving Turkey Giveaway. [Read more…]

Representative Roberts celebrates Thanksgiving holiday by giving back

Representative Steven Roberts joined members of the community on Tuesday, Nov. 20th for a Thanksgiving celebration at Yeatman-Liddell Preparatory School in St. Louis. The event, hosted by Roberts, featured a Thanksgiving meal by Carrie’s Corner Market and 200 frozen turkeys given away by Roberts. [Read more…]

Eastern Missouri Back to School Fair to offer free backpacks, school supplies

Hundreds of backpacks and school supplies will be given to school kids Saturday during a Back to School Fair in St. Louis. State Rep. Steven Roberts, D-St. Louis, is hosting the event that aims to help underprivileged kids get ready for a new school year. [Read more…]

Republicans undo criminal justice reforms under cover of the pandemic

“During a pandemic, we should have been making sure our healthcare workers have protective equipment, that Missourians who are unemployed are receiving benefits, that we are providing resources to help our citizens,” said state Rep. Steven Roberts (D-St. Louis). [Read more…]

Veto of SB600 would show commitment to fairness in criminal justice

The continuing protests across the nation sparked by the May 25 murder of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer mark at least the third time since 2014 that Missourians have taken to the streets to demand an end to the unjustified killings of African Americans by law enforcement and police brutality in general. [Read more…]

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