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How does Governor Nixon pull out of his second term slump?

August 21, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Jefferson City, MO – The Governor is stuck in a second term slump that, on a state level, is as bad as Reagan, Clinton, or Bush. It seems that a culmination of recent events have begun to elevate outside of his control. But the question spinning around Jefferson City these […]

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Column: Bloggers are Brave Souls

August 21, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Cut to the Chase An editorial column from the Missouri Farm Bureau Federation 701 South Country Club Drive, Jefferson City, MO 65102 · Voice (573) 893-1468 · Fax (573) 893-1855 · www.mofb.org   Bloggers are Brave Souls By Rebecca French Smith You have a voice in the world’s conversation, just […]

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OpEd: Working together to make progress on mental health

August 11, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

by Governor Jay Nixon On a recent visit to St. Joseph, I had the opportunity to witness first-hand the positive impact that our bipartisan efforts on mental health are making on communities in Missouri, as well as the clear path ahead toward making even greater strides in this area. Twenty […]

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Column: Veterans Lottery Ticket is a Bad Bet

August 04, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Veterans Lottery Ticket is a Bad Bet by Jeremy LaFaver (D-Kansas City)   “How can you be against veterans?” That’s a question I’ve been asked several times over the course of the last few months in response to my opposition to Amendment 8, the Veterans’ Lottery Ticket. The premise of […]

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Column: Blue Springs City Councilman Chris Lievsay “Keeping cities growing with the three E’s”

July 31, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

by Blue Springs City Councilman Chris Lievsay No legislator exists as an island. While there are many instances where this statement can be true, not just in reference to the majority needed to pass or advance a bill, it is especially true when considering the impact that actions taken in Jefferson […]

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OpEd: John Lamping “Missouri road tax proposal is a cynical grab by special interests”

July 30, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

John Lamping: Missouri road tax proposal is a cynical grab by special interests There are so many bad things about Amendment 7. Any one of them is reason enough alone to vote no. First, this would be the largest tax increase in Missouri’s state history. This proposal would increase our state […]

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Column: Douglas Thaman “Funding Inequity”

July 29, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Missouri Charter Public School Association 1804 Lafayette Ave., 2nd Floor · St. Louis, MO 63104 · 314.776.3551 · Fax 1.888.877.6890 JULY 28, 2014 Last week the University of Arkansas released a report entitled, The Productivity of Public Charter Schools. The report is a follow up to the University’s April 2014 national […]

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OpEd – Mike Deering on Amendment 1: Confusion Grenade

July 26, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Confusion Grenade Have you ever been in a meeting that should take 10 minutes but it takes two hours because someone decides to intentionally confuse the heck out of everyone? That’s the stunt some are attempting now with Amendment 1 – the Farming Rights Amendment. The amendment was written for […]

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OpEd – SEN. ERIC SCHMITT WEIGHS IN: Support Missouri Farmers By Voting Yes on Amendment 1

July 23, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Farming is the bedrock of Missouri’s economic stability and security. Our state is blessed with vibrant farmland that provides food for our families and fuel for our economy. Because the agriculture industry is among our greatest assets, each of us has a responsibility to protect this essential engine of our […]

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Letter to the Editor: Fix Missouri Roads

July 15, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

  Editor: Missourians are well aware of the fact our roads are deteriorating at an astonishing rate. With the highway system ranking 7th nationwide in size but 40th in funding it is not surprising they are in such disrepair. As a result of this mismatched funding, roads and bridges are […]

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