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Primary Election Next Tuesday

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Voters across the state will go to the polls next Tuesday for the 2016 primary election in which parties will nominate candidates for key positions in state government. Polls will open at 6 a.m. and close at 7 p.m. on ...

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Cunningham Report 5.12.2016

Protecting Missouri Voters’ Rights As we move into the last week of the Second Regular Session of the 98th General Assembly, the Senate is hard at work, passing as much meaningful legislation as possible before adjournment. This week, my fellow ...

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Smith Report 5.5.2016

A Harvest of Regulations Growing up in rural Missouri you learn that farming is not a job, but a way of life and that American farmers are the back bone of our nation. Farmers work hard to provide the necessities ...

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Rowland Report 5.5.2016

Greetings from your State Capitol. This part of my report this week is a little hard to write.  On Monday morning, about 2:45 a.m., my mother-in-law, Beryl Jaqua, passed away.  She was a good woman and a great mother-in-law!  Heaven ...

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Cunningham Report 4.28.2016

Protecting Missouri From Illegal Foreign Criminals This week at the Capitol, my legislation creating the crime of illegal reentry, Senate Bill 612, was perfected and passed in the Senate. This bill would make it a Class C felony – carrying ...

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Cunningham Report 4.21.2016

Two Resolutions in Response to Illegal Subpoena Noncompliance Adopted in Senate Two Senate resolutions that seek to summon two individuals, Mary Kogut of Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region (PPSLR) and Dr. James Miller and Pathology Ser­vices, Inc., before ...

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Cunningham Report 4.14.2016

Working On Next Year’s Budget This week at the Capitol the Senate moved forward with legisla­tion that will set the state budget for fiscal year 2017. Every year, this is one of the General Assembly’s larg­est and most important responsibili­ties ...

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Local Republican Caucus Held Last Week In Ava

The local Republicans held a caucus last Saturday morning at the courthouse in Ava. The caucus elected five Donald Trump delegates and one uncommitted to represent Douglas County. The Douglas County delegation is to attend and select three national delegates ...

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