Monthly Archive: December 2015

Dec 27

2015: Missouri in Review and a Preview of Missouri’s 2016

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by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – The good, the bad and the political. This week, we take a look back at a tumultuous year for the state. We also look ahead to what lies ahead for Missouri in 2016. I’m joined by the Kansas City Star’s Jason Hancock and St. Louis Public Radio’s Jo …

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Dec 20

Will Tomorrow’s Tech-Savvy Workforce Come From Missouri?

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by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – Business leaders in Missouri know that tomorrow’s workforce will have to be tech-savvy for almost every industry. Will the workforce Missouri businesses employ, who will drive the state’s economy and prosperity, actually be from Missouri? Maybe not. Tech industry leaders as well as business associations are concerned that …

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Dec 13

New Rules For Politicians? Ethics Reform in Missouri.

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  by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) –¬†After a year of what some would call scandals and otherwise controversial changes in the Missouri Legislature, both Republicans and Democrats say they will pursue some form of ethics reform legislation in 2016. Accusation of lawmakers having inappropriate relationships with interns and of elected officials moving too quickly …

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Dec 06

Holiday Special 2015: Help Feed Missouri!

by Mike Ferguson (Bridgeton, MO) – It’s Missouri’s almost silent danger: “food insecurity”. That’s a nice way of saying “hunger”. The economic condition of not having enough money to provide three full meals a day for yourself and/or your family. It happens more than you may realize and it happens closer to your home than …

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