“Thanks to balanced federal policies, railroads sustain over one million jobs across the economy and ensure that the goods essential to our daily lives – from food and clothing to energy and water treatment chemicals – are moved efficiently and safely.”

Shelley Keeney Taylor is serving her fourth term as a Missouri State Representative after her initial election in 2008. She previously worked as the district assistant for House Speaker Rod Jetton and State Senator Jason Crowell. Taylor also served as an elementary teacher with the Leopold School district and earned an M.A. in Education Administration in 2004.

Born in Cape Girardeau, Taylor currently lives in Marble Hill. She is a member of the Chamber of Commerce, Marble Hill Study Club-GFWC, Farm Bureau, National Rifle Association, Women in the Outdoors and National Wild Turkey Federation.

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