Elizabeth Stephens

Elizabeth Stephens is an editor of PolitiFact Missouri. She is an assistant professor at the University of Missouri School of Jouralism and news editor of the Columbia Missourian.

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Do pit bulls account for 30% to 50% of shelter dogs?

"Our shelters are full of pit bulls. Thirty to 50 percent of dogs in shelters are pit bulls," said one Missouri legislator. Is that correct?

Did the Jefferson County Port Authority release Rob Vescovo’s Social Security number and more?

The Missouri Legislature is challenging new Sunshine Law stipulations under Clean Missouri. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch’s Tony Messenger examined the current challenges in a Jan. 20 column that attracted the attention of state Rep. Rob Vescovo, R-Arnold.