Monthly Archive: April 2014

Apr 25

Focus On Missouri’s Seniors: Politics and Health

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by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – Issues impacting seniors citizens impact all of Missouri. That’s the word from advocated who appeared on this week’s “Missouri Viewpoints”. At the Capitol, Missouri lawmakers hear from countless interest groups throughout the year. Some are high profile and some don’t get many headlines. Don’t mistake a lack of …

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Apr 18

Economic Freedom or Exploitation of Missouri’s Poor? The Payday Loan Debate.

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by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – Short term loans. Payday loans. Predatory lending. What they are depends on how you view the unsecured, generally small-dollar loan businesses that number near 1,000 in the Show Me State. For some Missourians, payday loans are the only resource to get cash when the money runs out and …

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Apr 11

Immigration: Ideas For Reform and the Impact on Missouri

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by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – What happens at America’s borders affects Missouri. The policy decisions about immigration made in Washington, DC also impact Missouri. That’s the word from the Missourian who used to be in charge of enforcing America’s immigration laws. Former INS Commissioner Gene McNary doesn’t just want reforms made on the …

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Apr 04

Travel At Home in Missouri This Year

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by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – Old Man Winter has, hopefully, left town and Spring has sprung in Missouri. While we shake off a few more cold mornings, we can look forward to summer. Believe it or not, the school year ends in about two months and that’s got many families considering options for …

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