Monthly Archive: February 2015

Feb 22

Cell Phones, Tablets and Thieves: Does Missouri Need New Laws To Keep Up?

MWSnap057

by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – It can happen to you. In fact, in 2013, it happened about 3.2 million times in the United States. The target of the crime is likely in your hand right now or is within a few feet of you. Theft of mobile devices including cell phones and tablets …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://missouriviewpoints.com/cell-phones-tablets-and-thieves-does-missouri-need-new-laws-to-keep-up/

Feb 15

Public Education In Missouri: 2015 and Beyond

MWSnap056

By Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – Changes in technology. Changes in the needs of employers. Changes in the economy. Changes in politics. Uncertainty in funding from the state government. These all affect Missouri families and taxpayers regardless of whether they have children in public schools or not. This week, Missouri’s new State Education Commissioner, …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://missouriviewpoints.com/public-education-in-missouri-2015-and-beyond/

Feb 08

MO Money, MO Priorities

MWSnap053

By Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – As the tax deadline approaches, many Missourians tend to take a closer look at how government spends the money it takes from us. In fact, deciding how to spend public money is the largest part of our state lawmakers’ job at the Capitol. Most issues are somehow related …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://missouriviewpoints.com/mo-money-mo-priorities/

Feb 01

The Cost of Politics or Pay to Play? Is It Time For Ethics Reform In Missouri?

MWSnap049

by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – Right now, in Missouri, you are free to donate as much money to your favorite candidate as you want. For most people, that doesn’t mean much since most of us can’t afford to make thousands of dollars in donations. For a select few individuals, several Political Action Committees …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://missouriviewpoints.com/the-cost-of-politics-or-pay-to-play-is-it-time-for-ethics-reform-in-missouri/