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Emerson Report 3.22.12

A Health Care Bait-and-Switch Americans puzzling over what happened to “if you like your health insurance plan, you can keep it” are about to start wondering how a health care proposal promised to save us money ends up costing us ...

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Rowland Report 3.15.12

Greetings from your State Capitol.  Spring Break is upon us and I believe everyone is ready to take a short break from all the stress that has been building since we started this session in January.  The great weather has ...

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Emerson Report 3.15.12

Getting Back to Baseball The few signs of spring in southern Missouri are welcome reminders that baseball is nearly back again.  Nothing embodies the hope of springtime like the prospect of taking your favorite team to the playoffs, or even ...

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Dugger Report 3.15.12

It is hard to believe that the Second Regular Session of the 96th General Assembly is already halfway done.  Since reconvening in January, the Missouri House has diligently worked to make Missouri a better place to work, live, and raise ...

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Breaking Our Own Rule

Should there be a price to pay for voicing an opinion and speaking out? By Sue Curry Jones Last week our newspaper ran an anonymous ad submitted by a group of parents who are concerned about actions of the Ava ...

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Wasson Report 3.8.12

Giving Homeowners a Choice A sinkhole, also known as a doline, is a depressed area in the ground, usually caused by the dissolution of bedrock from subterranean water or the collapse of underlying caves. Basically, it’s a hole below the ...

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