Monthly Archive: July 2015

Jul 26

Should Missouri Raise The Minimum Wage?

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by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – Kansas City’s government has already voted to do it. The debate continues in St. Louis, Columbia and in other communities. Should government force employers to increase the hourly rate for the lowest paid workers? Now there’s an effort to put that question on the statewide ballot. Different proposals, …

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Jul 19

Health Care & Foster Care: Efforts To Improve Lives in Missouri

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by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – We may like the laws or we may dislike them but, either way, thousands of Missourians rely on government programs for health care. The laws, benefits and bureaucracies are often complex and leave people behind even if they qualify for coverage. For low income Missourians, there is assistance …

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Jul 12

eLearning In Missouri: Why It Matters To Everyone

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by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – Public school students, private school students and home school students: whether urban, suburban or rural, they are no longer limited to the books and classes offered in the buildings where they learn. Missouri is among the leaders in the still-emerging field of online learning. It’s now possible for …

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