99th General Assembly, 1st Regular Session - 2017
Representative Lauren Arthur
Lauren Arthur
District 018

Years Served:
Hometown:Kansas City
Rep. Lauren Arthur, a Democrat, represents Clay County (District 18) in the Missouri House of Representatives. She was elected to her first two-year term in November 2014.

In addition to her legislative duties, Rep. Arthur currently works as a Project Manager at VML, a global advertising agency. She has also worked in Kansas City as a middle school teacher; teaching English Language Arts at Urban Community Leadership Academy, a charter school in Kansas City.

Rep. Arthur is a graduate of the International Baccalaureate Program from North Kansas City High School. She earned her bachelor’s degree in History from Smith College in Northampton, MA while graduating magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. While attending Smith College, Rep. Arthur interned at the Smithsonian's American History Museum and the Scottish Parliament. She also received her Master’s in Education from the University of Missouri-St. Louis.

Rep. Arthur was born and raised in Northland. She currently lives in Kansas City, MO.
Sponsored Bills
HB 559 - (1213H.01I)
Modifies provisions relating to employee wages
HB 931 - (1362H.01I)
Requires reporting of expenditures in excess of one thousand dollars for the purpose of electioneering activities
HB 1173 - (1371H.01I)
Prohibits and repeals abortion laws and regulations that place a burden on a woman's access to abortion if no legitimate health benefits are conferred
Co-sponsored Bills
Past Legislation