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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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Let’s not allow science to be sandbagged by religion

Reprinted with permission from the Columbia Missourian Wednesday, January 29, 2014 | 6:00 a.m. CST Columbia, MO – Let’s talk about science. Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon talked about science in the State of the State address last week, wanting to … 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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New gun control bill waste of time

Reprinted with permission of the Columbia Missourian. New gun control bill waste of time Wednesday, November 6, 2013 | 6:00 a.m. CST BY DAVID ROSMAN “It’s déjà vu all over again.”  — Yogi Berra, 1964 Yogi Berra was speaking of … 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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MO Political Action Needed!

HB 700 is Designed to Hurt Missourians Please take a few moments to read the summary of 2013 HB 700, as introduced by Rep. Jay Barnes (R-Jefferson City). Take a few more minutes to read the entire bill. In short, … 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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Forcing Religion Into MO Schools

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25th out of 34 in science. That is what Bloomberg reported in December, 2010. For a country that is supposed to be exceptional, America’s falling below nearly 75 percent its peers in students’ knowledge of science should be seen as … Continue reading

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