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Rowland Report 3.8.12

Greetings from your State Capitol.  It was a tragic week in part of my district last week.  A tornado whipped out its destructive force on the landscape and structures that stood in its path.  I observed the sites on Thursday ...

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Emerson Report 3.8.12

Who Could Love High Gas Prices? High gas prices put a serious dent in our family budgets.  When gas prices go up, getting to work or to school is more expensive, and so is everything on our store shelves that ...

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Dugger Report 3.8.12

Earlier this week, mother nature provided us with a stark reminder of how in an instant one’s life can change.  So often, in the hustle and bustle of life, it is easy to forget just how precious life is, and ...

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Dugger Report 3.1.12

Sometimes it easy to become overwhelmed by complexity of the problems we face on a day-to-day basis. It seems as if every day the prices on the items we use the most continue to rise with seemingly no relief is ...

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Wasson Report 2.23.12

Protecting Missouri’s Workers On Thursday, the Senate passed Senate Bill 572, which modifies the law relating to workers’ compensation. Under the legislation, co-workers could no longer be found personally liable for honest workplace accidents. The bill would also mandate civil ...

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Rowland Report 2.23.12

I am writing this column later than usual as the House was not in session last Thursday and I had no committee meetings on Thursday.  This week looks to be great weather all across Missouri.  Spring surely can’t be that ...

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Filing For Primary Election Opens Next Tuesday

Filing opens next Tuesday for the Aug. 7 primary election. In county elections, voters will be electing two county district commissioners, sheriff, assessor, public administrator, coroner, sur­veyor, and township committeemen and committeewomen. Voters in Douglas, Ozark and Wright counties will ...

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