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Former Governor Bond discusses opinion on current Missouri politics

Former Governor Bond discusses opinion on current Missouri politics

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The celebrated former Missouri governor and Senator Christopher “Kit” Bond appeared on Sunday’s episode of This Week in Missouri Politics to speak on current issues in Missouri politics. Topics touched upon by Bond include job growth, an unbalanced state budget, state infrastructure and his desire to raise the gas tax. Bond

TWMP: The one-and-only Kit Bond, the charter school bill, and more labor reform

On Sunday’s episode of This Week in Missouri Politics, the legendary former Missouri Governor and Senator Christopher “Kit” Bond joins host Scott Faughn to discuss the biggest problems facing the state, his opinion on Gov. Eric Greitens and the job he’s done so far, as well as some advice he might have for the first

Sikes with Danforth

‘Culture Leads Leaders Follow’ book outlines native son’s career

Al Sikes, former chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) from Sikeston, has written a book he hopes will resonate with the next generation of politicos – powerfully inscribed with “Keep pushing back.” “I really want to talk to the next generation or the generation after that,” Sikes told the Missouri Times. “I took my experience



Woody Cozad: Missouri conservative

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Although John “Woody” Cozad has never served as an elected official in the state capacity, the lawyer and lobbyist from Kansas City may be the quintessential Missouri conservative based on his beliefs, his actions and his enthusiasm for the Republican party, which he still has even though he’s only 70. “When I


Bond joins federal lobbying effort for Parents as Teachers

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Former Missouri Auditor, Governor and Senator Kit Bond is urging D.C. lawmakers to renew funding for a program that directly benefits the Parents as Teachers, a program founded in Missouri under his time as governor. The Missouri General Assembly passed the Early Childhood Education Act to establish Parents as Teachers as a


Bond, young veterans visit Capitol to lend support to SB287

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Former Missouri auditor, governor, and U.S. Senator Kit Bond was in the building today lending his support to Kansas City Republican Sen. Ryan Silvey’s SB287. The bill would allow veterans and their spouses and dependent children, as well as spouses and dependent children of deceased veterans, with incomes up to 138% of


Hanaway gathers endorsements ahead of 2016

Saint Louis, Mo. — Catherine Hanaway, formerly Missouri’s first woman to serve as Speaker of the House, is wasting no time in lining up support for her 2016 gubernatorial bid. Hanaway made big waves a few months ago when records showed a massive $750,000 donation from conservative mega-donor, Rex Sinquefield, was the majority of Hanaway’s