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Smith Report 1.15.2016

SCRUBing Away the D.C. Regulatory Machine 175,268. That is the number of pages in the Code of Federal Regulations. Across south central and southeast Missouri that number weighs heavy on the backs of small businesses, farmers and families. It also ...

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Dugger Report 1.15.2016

The Missouri House is back in session! Due to term limits, this will be my final session serving as a State Representative in the Missouri General Assembly. This year I will again be focused and determined on passing Voter Photo ...

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Cunningham Report 1.14.2016

Footing the Bill with the Taxpayer Dime Greetings, and welcome to the beginning of the second regular ses­sion of the 98th General Assembly. The 2016 Session officially began at noon this past Wednesday, and my fellow lawmakers and I are ...

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Cunningham Report 12.24.2015

Remembering the True Meaning of Christmas It’s that familiar time of year, where I can look around and see so many things that fill my heart with gladness and fond memories. The Christmas tree, shimmering with lights, the stockings above ...

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Cunningham Report 12.17.2015

The Governor’s Inappropriate Budget Management I take my job as your state senator very seriously, and I see it as my responsibility to fight for the fair and equitable financial wellbeing of my district and its citizens. This is why ...

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Cunningham Report 10.1.2015

History in the Making During last week’s veto session, senators were lucky enough to see history in the making. The first order of the day was to give our final approval and unanimous vote to elect Sen. Ron Richard, R-Joplin, ...

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Smith Report 5.7.2015

Managing the Purse Strings This week in Washington we worked to fund your priorities. This is the first time since 1974 that Congress has gotten such an early start on appropriating your tax dollars. This process gives us the opportunity ...

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