Mike Ferguson

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Name: Mike Ferguson
Date registered: June 26, 2013

Latest posts

  1. US Senate Candidate Tony Monetti (R) and The Freedom Center of Missouri’s Dave Roland. — March 25, 2018
  2. How Do Resources for Ex-Offenders Affect You? — March 24, 2018
  3. Budgets, Tax Cuts, and Education Reform in Missouri — March 11, 2018
  4. Making Missouri A Leader in Medical Research. Also, Getting Down to Business in Education Reform — March 11, 2018
  5. State Policy Update and The Debate Over Utility Rates — March 1, 2018

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Feb 19

Legislative Update with Reps. Gina Mitten (D) and Phil Christofanelli (R)

MOVP Mitten Feb 2018

by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – Despite one party’s control over both chambers of the State Legislature and the Governor’s Office, the 2018 General Assembly has been contentious. This week, State Representatives Gina Mitten (D) and Phil Christofanelli (R) provide their views on the work that’s getting done – and not getting done. On …

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Feb 19

Adoption & Foster Care and Behavioral Health in Missouri

MOVP Summer Renne Feb 2018

by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – Thousands of young people are in Missouri’s foster care system. Many need caring foster parents. Some need “forever families”. This week, Summer Renne from the Foster and Adoptive Care Coalition updates us on the realities and myths of kids in foster care. She also explains how you can …

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Jan 30

#MOLeg 2018: What Will Actually Get Done This Year at the Capitol?

MOVP Brad Jones Jan 2018

by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – Almost within minutes of Governor Eric Greitens’ State of the State Address, headlines in Missouri were not about his policy objectives for the state. The headlines were about accusations of an extramarital affair that happened shortly before he was elected. The Governor has admitted to having an affair …

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Jan 25

Raise the Age and Cyber Aware

MOVP Jeree Thomas

by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – Should 17 year old criminal suspects be tried as adults or go through the juvenile justice system Right now, in Missouri, there’s no debate; they are prosecuted as adults. A proposal in the state legislature would change that. It would require 17 year old suspects to go through …

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Jan 10

The Reality of Human Trafficking in Missouri

MOVP McDonald Jan 2018

by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – The two words are ugly when strung together: human trafficking. But it’s real and it’s happening in Missouri. This week, we hear from Christine McDonald, who survived being trafficked for sex for two decades – 17 of those years she was trafficked in Missouri. She talks about her …

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Jan 02

The Big Stories in Missouri: Reviewing 2017 and Previewing 2018 with Missourinet

MOVP Hauswirth-2

by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – One thing we can all agree on: 2017 was a year of change in Missouri. A new president, a new governor, a new lieutenant governor, a new state treasurer, and a new secretary of state. Political infighting among Republicans in the Legislature. Multiple special legislative sessions .The green …

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