Category Archives: New Legislation

Missouri Ethics Laws Or The Lack Thereof

Two weeks ago our legislators got together for their annual veto session. This is an important part of the state legislature’s business; to attempt to override the governor’s healthcare defunding. To say that they failed would be an understatement. But … Continue reading

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Universal Health Care

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As a political commentator, I tend to get emails from all corners of the political spectrum, from the extreme left to the extreme right. Most I take in stride as “that’s interesting.” Others I tend to read because of the … Continue reading

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Medicaid reform must start with care providers

Reprinted with permission of the Columbia Missourian Wednesday, November 20, 2013 | 6:00 a.m. CST BY DAVID ROSMAN There are two problems that need to be addressed: the expansion and the reform of the state Medicaid program. The former, the … Continue reading

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Returning state surplus to citizens makes poor fiscal sense

It cost money to send us all a refund check, there are better better way to use the budget surplus… Reprinted with permission by the Columbia Missourian. Wednesday, July 24, 2013 | 6:00 a.m. CDT; updated 11:48 p.m. CDT, Wednesday, … Continue reading

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Taking from the Poor and Disabled…

Missouri state legislators are dishonoring our disabled veterans, dishonoring our elderly and civilian disabled, purposely ignoring the GOP’s own vision of lower taxes and smaller government, and purposely disregarding scripture they hold so dear. SB 350, which has passed the … Continue reading

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Missouri Health Care and Medicaid Expansion

With permission by the Columbia Missourian: DAVID ROSMAN: Pitting health care against politics leads to conflict Wednesday, March 20, 2013 | 6:00 a.m. CDT; updated 8:15 p.m. CDT, Wednesday, March 20, 2013 The St. Louis Beacon’s column sent a chill … Continue reading

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A New Disease Found in the MO Legislature

New commentary in the Columbia Missourian – http://www.columbiamissourian.com/comments/posted/?i=56877&c=10:159644. If you subscribe to the Missourian’s online edition, please see the comments after the column. They are… interesting. DAVID ROSMAN: A new disease is spreading in the Gray Dome Wednesday, March 13, 2013 … Continue reading

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ACTION ALERT – HB-179 Hearing Scheduled for Feb. 20, 2013, 8:00 am Missouri State Capital, House Hearing Room 6

HB-179 is proposing an addition to RSMo 170.335. 1 (http://on.mo.gov/WJvDxm) stating that it “…encourages students to explore scientific questions, learn about scientific evidence, develop critical thinking skills, and respond appropriately and respectfully to differences of opinion about controversial issues, including biological … Continue reading

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Responding to varying views on gun control

Thursday, December 27, 2012 | 2:25 p.m. CST BY DAVID ROSMAN I look forward to the Missourian online issue on Wednesdays, not because my column is published but to read Karl Miller’s thoughts. And though we usually do not agree … Continue reading

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Hell has Frozen!

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Glenn Beck agreeing with the “Marxist Free Press?” The occupy and tea party movements agreeing on something?  I agree with Glenn Beck, at least in principle? When the King of Absurdity, the White House and those of sound mind and … Continue reading

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