(Festus) The now-former State Representative Becky Ruth of Festus has been in her new position as the Child Advocate for the State of Missouri for several weeks. Ruth spent seven years as the 114th State Representative prior to the appointment by Governor Parson. Ruth says she feels great about her accomplishments as a state rep.
Ruth says she was able to get help get some critical things through on the transportation side as well.
The 114th District State Representative seat will remain open and unfilled in 2022, but there will be a primary race in August and a general election in November to decide who will fill the seat in 2023.