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Release: Failure of Solar Energy Tax is a Victory for Missouri Consumers

  Missouri General Assembly adjourns without passing HB 340   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 12, 2017   CONTACT: Renew Missouri: PJ Wilson,, (417) 459-7468 Missouri Solar Energy Industries Association (MOSEIA): Zachary Wyatt-Gomez, (660) 988-5225   JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — In a victory for families, businesses and the economy, the Missouri General Assembly adjourned today without

Unedited: Libla on Rone’s amendment

From Sen. Doug Libla Yesterday afternoon the Missouri Senate had on the floor for debate legislation that would help the New Madrid smelter being reopened with an “economic development electric rate subsidy.” Rep. Don Rone of Portageville attached an amendment to an unrelated House Bill that could have helped accomplished this, but it was high

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Op-Ed: Real estate and SB22

By Maryann Manion A good real estate market in St. Louis is always welcome. This is true even in Spanish Village, where the “Just Moms” group has declared homes there unfit for living based upon private testing. Since May 2016 there have been 63 residences sold within 2 miles of Spanish Village. Not all of these

Release: Missouri Democratic Party announces new political director

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Democratic Party is announcing today that Elizabeth Zerr is joining their team as Political Director. Zerr will work with grassroots organizations, elected officials, and other key stakeholders throughout the state to lead Democratic candidate recruitment and coordinate training efforts for the Party. Missouri Democratic Party Chair Stephen Webber said, “The Missouri Democratic Party

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Op-Ed: Where in the world did all of these highways and bridges come from?

Thankfully, back in 1924, forward thinking citizens convinced their legislators that Missouri needed a system of “hard surface” highways. The big issue then, as it is now, how to pay for it? All motorists, traveling in and through Missouri help pay for the great highway system we know and enjoy every day. It is thought