Missouri House Dress Code Crackdown Against Ladies Hits New York Times

Another spotlight for the Show-Me State . . .

Of course the coverage focused on alleged sexism . . . However this passage about feeback from the legislation's sponsor also deserves a peek for those who didn't make it to the end of the article . . . 

After the vote, (GOP Rep. Ann) Kelley said on Facebook that she received “lots of hateful calls, emails, and messages in regards to this amendment, which is funny because we already have a dress code.”

She added that she had not wasted time when introducing the amendment because she had spoken for less than five minutes. At her office this week, Ms. Kelley said, she frequently answered phone calls and got “cussed at.”

“How is encouraging professionalism wrong?” she said.

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Missouri State Lawmakers Revise Their Dress Code for Women

The updated dress code requires female legislators and staff members in the State House of Representatives to wear a jacket, such as a blazer or a cardigan. Send any friend a story As a subscriber, you have 10 gift articles to give each month. Anyone can read what you share.