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Keller chairing new anti-“Obamacare” group

January 22, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri Century Foundation’s creation was announced this week by Gregg Keller, principal at Atlas Strategies. The group is a Missouri-based 501c4 public policy organization — political nonprofit group — that will be dedicated to advancing free-market initiatives in state government to help ensure the health […]

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Special Olympics, sponsored by Capitol players, to build campus in Jefferson City

January 21, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) has chosen Jefferson City has the home for their new training facility. The SOMO board of directors met on January 17 to review the proposals from both Columbia and Jefferson city to provide the location for the Training for Life Campus […]

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Group calls for moratorium on Missouri death penalty

January 21, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — In barely more than one year, Missouri has executed more criminals on death row than the entire preceding decade combined. In the last 12 months, Missouri has executed 10 men. Today, a coalition of groups, both state and national, organized in the Capitol to support legislation […]

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This Week in Missouri Politics expands to SEMO

January 19, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. – This Week in Missouri Politics is expanding into the southeast Missouri market and will now air on FOX 23 KBSI starting February 8th. “We are thrilled to be on in southeast Missouri, and especially excited to be on a top flight station like FOX 23 KBSI,” […]

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First lady of the 107th gets fit

January 19, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Like most other countries, America is culturally defined in part by its food. While the cheeseburger and apple pie are both ubiquitous with American culture, the nation itself is increasingly defined by another uniquely American cuisine: fast food. Fast food, convenient, cheap, and rarely the kind […]

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Reps discuss dealing with social media rage

January 16, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Last weekend the liberal political blog and website, ThinkProgress, ran a headline targeting a Missouri lawmaker. It read, “New Missouri Bill Would Permit Christian College Groups to Discriminate Against Gay Students.” The bill is Missouri HB 104, and the lawmaker is Rep. Elijah Haahr, a Republican […]

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Chappelle-Nadal elected as senator same age as grandmother’s first census recording

January 14, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – On January 11, 2014, Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal posted to Facebook about an important anniversary regarding her family line. 150 years ago today, my 3rd great grandmother was emancipated. Her name was Maria Robnett. In the 1870 census – the first census where former slaves were counted – […]

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Is Bart Korman running for governor?

January 13, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Maybe. According the the Missouri Ethics Committee website, on November 29, 2014 Rep. Bart Korman, R-High Hill, modified his 2016 state representative campaign plans and has put his name in the running for governor. His office presented this statement when addressed about Rep. Korman’s potential in […]

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Scott Pearson: Behind the bow tie

January 12, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The stylish and witty Scott Pearson has been a regular presence in the Capitol for a few years now and he plans to stick around. Like many of the 20-something crowd of staffers, Pearson got his start in grassroots political activism and plans to continue to […]

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SLIDESHOW: The 2015 Grand March

January 08, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

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