How Cupcakes Get Girls Into Coding, And Missouri's Special Session On Abortion

Jul 17, 2017

Last month, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens called lawmakers back to Jefferson City for another special session, this time to consider several bills aimed at tightening abortion restrictions in the state.
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Can a sweet treat help narrow a gender gap in the technology field? Today, the founder of Kansas City Women in Technology walks us through how a mother/daughter coding class could get more girls interested in pursuing it as a career. Then, we discuss the upcoming special session that will focus on considering abortion regulations in Missouri. Joining us is Democratic Rep. Lauren Arthur, of Kansas City.