Monthly Archive: January 2015

Jan 25

Toll Roads or Higher Taxes? What’s The Plan For Missouri’s Highways?

MWSnap051

by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – The Missouri Department of Transportation has been sounding the alarm for years: the money coming in will soon not keep up with the cost of maintaining our 33,000+ miles of highways. While the tax on gasoline has not gone down, the amount of fuel we buy generally has …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://missouriviewpoints.com/toll-roads-or-higher-taxes-whats-the-plan-for-missouris-highways/

Jan 18

Human Trafficking: Destroying Lives In Missouri

MWSnap045

by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – Slavery ended in America after the Civil War, right? Wrong. It just has a different form in 2015. We can use a more polite term like “human trafficking” or “forced labor” but we can also call the exploitation what it is: modern day slavery. It’s happening in Missouri …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://missouriviewpoints.com/human-trafficking-destroying-lives-in-missouri/

Jan 11

Business And Labor: Two Views On The 2015 Missouri Legislative Session

MWSnap043

by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – When it comes to jobs and your paycheck, what happens in the State Capitol could impact you. Business groups and organized labor are already hard at work trying to influence lawmakers in the Legislative Session that is just days underway. Associated Industries of Missouri President Ray McCarty wants …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://missouriviewpoints.com/business-and-labor-two-views-on-the-2015-missouri-legislative-session/

Jan 04

Back To Work In Jefferson City: A Look At The 2015 Legislative Session

MWSnap040

by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – The 2015 Missouri Legislative Session is just days away and, in some ways, the issues will sound familiar because they’ve been debated before. In other ways, there will be new debates. Among the issues making a return to the attention of lawmakers is the push to expand Medicaid …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://missouriviewpoints.com/back-to-work-in-jefferson-city-a-look-at-the-2015-legislative-session/