Mike Ferguson

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Name: Mike Ferguson
Date registered: June 26, 2013

Latest posts

  1. Choices in Education – Charter Schools and Home Schooling — June 6, 2017
  2. Summer Hunger in Missouri and Midwest Children’s Burn Camp — May 21, 2017
  3. Technology Updates and High-Tech Summer Camps at Missouri S&T — May 14, 2017
  4. Fighting Drug Addiction and Promoting Opportunities for Those with Disabilities in Missouri — May 8, 2017
  5. Self Protection: Financial and Physical — May 8, 2017

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May 08

Business and Labor Law Reforms in MIssouri

by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – “Right to Work” is only part of the discussion when it comes to the effort to reform the state’s laws on business and labor. State Senator Bill Eigel (R) and the AFL-CIO of Missouri’s Pat White offer two very different perspectives on the direction the state should be …

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Apr 10

Should Missouri’s Government Track Your Prescriptions?

by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – Forty-nine states already track the prescriptions doctors write in a government database. Which state does not? Missouri. That could change soon if State Rep. Holly Rehder (R) is successful in getting her bill through the Legislature and on to Gov. Eric Greitens’ desk. With Sen. Rob Schaaf, the …

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Apr 02

Missouri Legislative Update

by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – Spring Break is over for Missouri lawmakers and the second half of the Legislative Session is underway. This week, Republican State Senator Bill Eigel and Democratic State Representative Tracy McCreery offer their views on what the Legislature should focus on for the remainder of their work this year. …

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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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