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Transcript of Gov. Eric Greitens’ 2017 State of the State Address

Transcript of Gov. Eric Greitens’ 2017 State of the State Address

Thank you, Lieutenant Governor Parson; Speaker Richardson and the members of the Missouri House; President Pro Tem Richard and members of the Missouri Senate; Chief Justice Breckenridge and the judges of the Supreme Court of Missouri; State officials; and our honored guests. Thank you. And thank you to Sheena, my beautiful wife, and Missouri’s First

Missouri Rising announces 2017 plans

Will Lead Effort To Help Pass Right-to-Work Legislation & Other Pro-Growth Reforms, Partnering With Missouri Public Affairs Professional Mark Rhoads JEFFERSON CITY – Following a successful 2016 that saw Missourians embrace new conservative leadership up and down the ballot, Missouri Rising today announced plans to expand its efforts in 2017 to advance freedom and pro-growth

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Missouri Chamber announces legislative priorities for 2017

Missouri can make significant gains in economic standing and opportunities for workers in 2017 By Karen Buschmann, Missouri Chamber of Commerce Vice President of Communications JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri’s business community has unfinished business to resolve in the 2017 Legislative Session. After nearly a decade of vetoes of labor, civil justice, unemployment insurance and workers’

The PSC Should Stay the Course on the Grain Belt Express

By Leslie Holloway, Missouri Farm Bureau State regulators are holding hearings in eight Missouri counties this week and next week to hear from citizens regarding the proposed Grain Belt Express project, a high-voltage, direct current transmission line. If it seems like déjà vu, that’s because this is the second time in as many years that Clean

Gov. Nixon’s Thanksgiving message for 2016

“On this national day of Thanksgiving, the First Lady and I join millions of other Missouri families in pausing to give thanks for our many blessings. The first Thanksgiving in America brought together two very different cultures for a peaceful gathering – a sign that our nascent country was building a foundation of respect for

Why The Amendment 3 “Lockbox” And “Politicians Can’t Touch The Money” Arguments Don’t Hold Water…

By Andy Arnold Supporters of Amendment 3, the massive cigarette tax increase that will cost some Missourians up to $1.27 more per pack if approved by voters, have stated the money generated by the tax cannot be touched or diverted by the Missouri legislature. To quote one of their RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company affiliate funded