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Smith Report 12.19.2013

Senate Should Act on House Legislation Since being sworn into office as your voice in the halls of Congress this past June, I have experienced many frustrations working in Washington. Most upsetting is the unwillingness of Senate leaders to consider ...

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Turf Wars

By Phill Brooks State government experienced an unusual turf war this past week that blew up a planned meeting between legislators and the governor on fundamental changes to Medicaid. The governor wanted the meeting to be on his turf, the ...

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Smith Report 11.21.2013

Protecting Access to Our Rivers and Lands Our Eighth Congressional District is home to some of the most naturally beautiful areas in the country. We are fortunate to have the Jacks Fork and Current Rivers that provide families with a ...

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Cunningham Report 11.14.2013

How Can You Enroll in the ACA? One of the most talked-about issues in our nation is the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the slow running website, www.healthcare.gov, intended to help enroll people across the country into the new health ...

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Smith Report 11.7.2013

Congress Should Not Receive Special Treatment When I am home in Missouri one of the most frequent complaints I hear about Congress is that its members live under a different set of rules than the rest of America. The idea ...

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Dugger Report 11.7.2013

So often we forget the blessing of freedom we enjoy as Americans.  Somewhere in the hustle and bustle of life it is so easy to lose track of the price that has been paid so that you and I can ...

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