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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

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St. Louis Democratic nominee Lyda Krewson speaks toward goals as mayor

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – St. Louis alderwoman and Democratic nominee for mayor Lyda Krewson appeared on the March 12th episode of This Week In Missouri Politics to speak on her recent victory and goals moving forward. Regarding her influence, Krewson intends to improve the City of St. Louis for the benefit of all its residents.

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TWMP: Wendy Doyle and the Missouri Plan

On a special episode of This Week in Missouri Politics celebrating Women’s History Month, host Scott Faughn welcomes Wendy Doyle, the president and CEO of the Women’s Foundation, to discuss the role of the foundation and how their work is advancing progress for women in the state. “Everything we focus on is economic development, not only looking

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The Supreme Court of Exclusively Northern Missourians & the Crystal Ball is Back

By Scott Faughn, Missouri Times publisher Imagine a state split into three regions.  Now imagine two of the three have huge cities that dominate the state, while the third doesn’t. Now imagine the third region is the poorest of the three.  Now imagine a state court who touts diversity as something it is proud of. 

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TWMP: Mitten and the St. Louis mayoral showdown

On a special Lincoln Day weekend edition of This Week in Missouri Politics, Assistant Minority Floor Leader Gina Mitten joins host Scott Faughn talk about the Democratic caucus in Jefferson City, the debate over REAL ID, ethics, and her speciality: tort reform. Mitten has led the opposition on Republican efforts around tort reform measures like

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TWMP: Rehder, right-to-work, and ethics

Rep. Holly Rehder joins This Week in Missouri Politics as host Scott Faughn’s special guest to discuss her right-to-work bill that will be debated on the floor next week. She outlines the benefits of right-to-work, why the issue is so contentious, and how it will make Missouri more competitive in attracting businesses. “We are looking

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TWMP: The St. Louis Blues’ Chris Zimmerman, Speaker Richardson and Right-to-Work

On Sunday’s episode of This Week in Missouri Politics, Chris Zimmerman, the president and CEO of the St. Louis Blues comes by the studio to discuss the success of the Winter Classic and the team’s hopes of renovating the Scottrade Center to remain competitive with other stadiums across the country. “We have generated well over

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10 TWMP episodes to countdown the New Year

The time between Christmas and New Years is a strange lull for Missouri politicos where to-do lists seem impossible to complete, but time is randomly and unsatisfyingly available. To fill the lull in your holidays, we suggest watching ten of the most notable episodes of This Week in Missouri Politics since the show’s start two

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