169: State Senator John Rizzo
On this episode of the Northeast Newscast, State Senate Minority Leader John Rizzo joins us for the third interview in a series with local leaders elected to state office. Rizzo, who grew up in Northeast and Columbus Park, now represents his hometown in Jefferson City. He represents District 11, which includes Independence, Sugar Creek and Northeast Kansas City within Jackson County. We discuss the state’s COVID-19 response, legislation to keep an eye on, and his priorities in office.