Monthly Archive: December 2013

Dec 27

Common Core, School Choice and Public Education

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by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – It’s for the children! That’s the rally cry on both sides of the debate when it comes to education issues in Missouri. In November, Missouri Education Commissioner Dr. Chris Nicastro was interviewed on “Missouri Viewpoints” to discuss her views on pressing issues facing public education. Since she was …

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Dec 20

Missouri State Auditor Tom Schweich

by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – We know the lawmakers you elect make the decisions on how much to tax us and where to spend the money. We know the Governor is in charge of setting state policies and administering the government but who watches them and their subordinates when that money is being …

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Dec 13

Missourians Helping Missourians During The Holidays

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by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – Right now is not “The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year” for many Missourians, especially thousands of young people, as homelessness and hunger sting a little harder during the holidays. It’s a year-round problem, and a big one, according to Covenant House Missouri Executive Director, Sue Wagener. She …

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Dec 06

Your Money, Your Health and Your Job: Looking Ahead to the 2014 Legislative Session

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by Mike Ferguson Note: This week’s program was recorded prior to Governor Nixon’s calling of the Special Session to consider tax incentives for Boeing. (St. Charles, MO) – What lies ahead for Missouri lawmakers in 2014 and what does that mean to us? This week on “Missouri Viewpoints”, two advocacy groups – one from the …

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