Monthly Archive: October 2015

Oct 25

Criminal Justice and Embryo Defense: The Legal Challenges of 2015 in Missouri

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by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – “…if you cannot afford and attorney, one will be provided for you…” From watching police shows like “COPS“, we’ve all heard that part of the Miranda Warning that’s read to criminal suspects after an arrest. If they cannot afford a lawyer, the suspects’ legal counsel comes from the …

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Oct 18

Leading in State Government and the Campaign for US Senate: Speaker Todd Richardson and Secretary of State Jason Kander

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by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – 2015 has, obviously, been a difficult year in Missouri’s state government. The tragic loss of State Auditor Tom Schweich was followed by two resignations of lawmakers (one Republican, one Democrat) who were accused of personal misconduct. In related problems, the state’s intern program was also the center of high profile …

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Oct 11

The Impact of the EPA’s Clean Power Plan on Missouri

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by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – Will you breathe easier if new regulations make your electric bill go up? The US Environmental Protection Agency is moving forward with increased regulations on power plant emissions. The “Clean Power Plan” is designed to reduce those emissions from US power plants over the next fifteen years and …

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Oct 04

Meet the Candidates: The Race for Missouri Lt. Governor

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by Mike Ferguson   (St. Charles, MO) – In less than a year, Missouri voters will decide which candidates advance from the primary elections and into the general election. In just over a year, we’ll decide who our next leaders will be in Jefferson City. This week, we hear from two of the candidates running …

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