Category: Guest Post

Vandeven: I know Missouri will stay strong in its commitment to our children

I’m an educator, a teacher. Like most Missouri teachers, I focus on students. Unlike most of them, I’ve been able to focus on all 918,000 of our students as Commissioner of Education. It has been an opportunity that I will forever cherish. The job of commissioner in Missouri is traditionally […]

Just Moms STL has the right idea

By Jean Card Until our tiresome, bickering leaders in the capital city can sort out how to fix the costly, ObamaCare-exacerbated disaster that is America’s health insurance market, my husband and I are looking for creative ways to afford health-care coverage. A trial-lawyer-and-union-supported environmental fringe group in Missouri has given […]

Women’s Foundation: New Research Details Solutions to Empower Women Entrepreneurs

Occupational licensing reforms are especially important in rural areas where startup activity is declining KANSAS CITY, Mo. –Marking Women’s Small Business Month, Women’s Foundation today released new research and outlined solutions to lower occupational licensing barriers that restrict entry into certain professions and make it harder for women to start […]

Missouri State University sets another fall enrollment record

Records also set for number of graduate students and underrepresented students. SPRINGFIELD ― Missouri State University is buzzing this year. There are more students than ever before on the Springfield campus and throughout the system. System enrollment increased by 216 to 26,216. Enrollment on the Springfield campus increased by 234 […]

Justin Brown: Maria Chappelle-Nadal needs to go and so do her policies

By Justin Brown It’s been a firestorm since St. Louis Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal said she wished Donald Trump would be assassinated. Everyone and their uncle has called for her resignation. This weekend, she had coffee with some rich old white guy, hoping that would ease our fears that someone representing […]

Natural Gas and Oil Industry: Jobs, Economic Benefits and Key to National Security

By State Sen. Wayne Wallingford, Chairman, Missouri Vets4Energy Last week, the American Petroleum Institute released a new study that demonstrated that the U.S. oil and natural gas industry supports 10.3 million jobs and added $1.3 trillion to the U.S. economy in 2015. The study found that all 50 states, whether producing […]