Monthly Archive: March 2016

Mar 27

Photo ID Requirements: Protecting Democracy or Suppressing Voter Turnout in Missouri?

Jay Ashcroft

by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – Almost all registered voters in Missouri already have a photo ID. Almost. Should all registered voters be required to show one before casting a ballot in Missouri? Republican candidate for Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft thinks requiring a picture ID will protect the integrity of our elections and …

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Mar 20

Setbacks and Success: The Missouri-Made Story Of Jermaine Andre

Jermaine

by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – Today’s pain, hardships and obstacles could be on your path to tomorrow’s success. That’s just part of Jermaine Andre’s story. The former ‪#‎MMA‬ and ‪#‎Kickboxing‬ world champion (and former UFC fighter) tells the story of turning his life around and how he hopes his experience can help others …

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Mar 13

Encouraging Women In Government and Empowering Voters

Jennae

by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – Within the last 12 months, three male state lawmakers have left office amid rumors, accusations or confirmations of inappropriate behavior towards women. Could that lead to fewer women considering a career in government-related fields in both the public and the private sectors? A bi-partisan group of women has formed …

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Mar 06

Presidential Primary Preview for Missouri

Brit

by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – It’s almost OUR turn! Next week, Missouri voters head to the polls to have our say in the race for the Democratic and Republican Presidential nominations. Neither nomination is secured, although Hillary Clinton has a substantial delegate lead over Bernie Sanders in the Democratic race. Donald Trump continues …

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