Monthly Archive: January 2013

Jan 25

Efforts to Change Drug Laws and the Public Defender System Ramp Up

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Reforming Challenges to Missouri’s Legal System Efforts to Change Drug Laws and the Public Defender System Ramp Up By Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – From “Just Say No” to “Just Say Legalize”? That’s what some activists want the Show Me State to do by decriminalizing possession and use of marijuana. Show Me Cannabis Regulation …

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Jan 18

Lt. Governor Explains Opposition to Expansion of Medicaid Roles in Missouri

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Kinder Continues Fight Against “ObamaCare”, For “Right to Work” Lt. Governor Explains Opposition to Expansion of Medicaid Roles in Missouri   By Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – He’s the second-highest ranking elected official in Missouri and he was recently sworn in for an unusual third term in Jefferson City. Peter Kinder is also in …

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Jan 11

Budgets, Teachers, Taxes and Reform: Finding The Right Future for Missouri’s Public Schools

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Budgets, Teachers, Taxes and Reform: Finding The Right Future for Missouri’s Public Schools Influential advocates say money is only part of the challenge By Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – It’s always a touchy topic at the State Capitol but, this year, it’s expected to be a lightning rod of debate: how to fund and …

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Jan 05

Missouri Wine Industry Grows Despite Drought

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Missouri’s Wine Industry Grows Despite Drought Tax Incentives Credited As Part of Wine Makers’ Success By Mike Ferguson (Augusta, MO) – You may not drink it, but you at least indirectly pay for it. Missouri’s Wine and Grape Tax Credit is praised by wine makers as one of the reasons that industry is growing in …

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