Monthly Archive: February 2013

Feb 22

The Cost of Food in Missouri: Farmers and Food Prices

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The Cost of Food in Missouri  What Should We Plan For After Two Years of Hard Times on Farmers?   By Mike Ferguson   (St. Charles, MO) – First it was flooding and then an extended drought.  While news reports occasionally profiled the impact the weather has had on Missouri farmers these last two years, …

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Feb 15

Energy and Missouri’s Environment

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Energy and Missouri’s Environment Can We Have It Clean, Reliable and Safe At The Same Time?   (St. Charles, MO) – For most of us, our interest in state and federal energy policy begins and ends with the monthly utility bill. It stings when the electric or gas bill goes up and there’s a sense …

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Feb 08

Expanding Medicaid in Missouri: Healthy Growth or Fiscally Irresponsible?

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Expanding Medicaid in Missouri? A Healthy Growth or Fiscally Irresponsible? By Mike Ferguson Governor Jay Nixon is taking his pitch directly to the people of Missouri because Republicans in the State Legislature aren’t interested in what he’s selling when it comes to health care. Nixon wants the state to accept over $5 billion in federal …

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Feb 01

Roads and Taxes: Keeping Missouri Highways Safe On A Budget

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Roads and Tax Revenues Keeping Missouri’s Highways Safe On A Budget By Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – No matter where you go, part of state government is always underneath your feet or, in this case, tires. Missouri Department of Transportation officials have been warning for the last few years that funding will not always …

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