Mike Ferguson

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Name: Mike Ferguson
Date registered: June 26, 2013

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  1. Should Missouri Expand Charter School Access? — March 26, 2017
  2. Transparency and “Sunshine” in Missouri’s Government — March 23, 2017
  3. Consumer Protection Laws in Missouri — March 23, 2017
  4. What’s Next in Wireless Technology and the Need for Volunteer Firefighters in Missouri — March 23, 2017
  5. Business, Labor and Money. What Should Missouri Reform? — February 26, 2017

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Mar 26

Should Missouri Expand Charter School Access?

by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – It’s one of the most contentious debates in the state right now and it’s not Republican-versus-Democrat. It’s often urban and suburban versus rural. Charter schools are only allowed in Kansas City and St. Louis right now but some lawmakers want to allow other parts of the state to …

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Mar 23

Transparency and “Sunshine” in Missouri’s Government

by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – It’s easy to say we want government transparency and accountability but it’s more difficult to actually make that happen. The Missouri Sunshine Coalition’s Jean Buchanan (an editor for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch) discusses the importance of the “Sunshine Law” and the public’s access to government meetings and documents. …

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Mar 23

Consumer Protection Laws in Missouri

by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – One of the top items on many Republicans’ to-do list this Legislative Session is to reform the state’s legal climate for businesses. Cara Spencer from the Consumers Council of Missouri doesn’t like what she’s seeing in that effort so far and explains why. State Rep. Nick Schoer (R) …

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Mar 23

What’s Next in Wireless Technology and the Need for Volunteer Firefighters in Missouri

by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) Is access to broadband, wireless internet a right? Maybe. AT&T Missouri* president John Sondag updates us on the next steps in providing wireless access just about everywhere in Missouri. He discusses what that could mean to your entertainment, to education, to public safety in your community and to business. …

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Feb 26

Business, Labor and Money. What Should Missouri Reform?

by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – Few debates are a contentious as “Right To Work” and that’s just one of the issues impacting jobs and the state’s economy. Gov. Eric Greitens signed it in to law already but organized labor is determined to put the issue on the ballot in hopes that you will …

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Feb 24

Mental Health Misconceptions and Fighting For Crime Victims’ Rights

by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – It’s often under reported and misreported yet issues related to mental health are increasingly too important to ignore. So, let’s get it right. This week, Cindi Keele from Missouri’s chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) does some much-needed myth busting. It’s often an uncomfortable topic …

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