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Emerson Report 4.5.12

15 (More) Reasons to Repeal the ACA Tax increases, an individual mandate to carry health insurance, frustrating disincentives for employers to offer private coverage – there are plenty of reasons to roll back and replace the 2010 health care law.  ...

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Dugger Report 4.5.12

Our founding fathers were deeply spiritual men. Their fervent religiosity and faith in God gave them guidance; especially while drafting our country’s founding documents.  Throughout the history of America, these beliefs have often come under attack in the media and ...

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Wasson Report 3.29.2012

Expanding Protections For the Elderly This week in the Missouri Senate, we passed Senate Bill 689, legislation that would go far in increasing protections for the elderly and disabled. I have always believed we have a duty to protect the ...

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Rowland Report 3.29.2012

Greetings from your State Capitol.  Work began in full swing upon returning from last weeks’ spring break.  Budget bills were introduced, discussed and then finally passed out of the House on Thursday.  Here is the list of bills approved this ...

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Emerson Report 3.29.2012

Americans feel the absence of a national energy policy right in our pocketbooks.  High and climbing prices for gas affect families every day.  Not only do energy costs force us to make tough budget choices in the present, they also ...

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Dugger Report 3.29.2012

When the Missouri Legislature reconvened this January, we knew one of the biggest obstacles facing the state in the upcoming year would be balancing the budget with increasingly limited funds. Unfortunately, federal stimulus dollars, which in years past had been ...

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