Douglas County Republicans Will Host Meeting On What’s Happening In Jefferson City

The Douglas County Republican Committee is presenting a public forum about what is happening in Jefferson City.
The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, at Ava Victory Academy. Admission to this educational event is free of charge.
This is your opportunity to hear about and comment on three of the recent vetoes of bills by Governor Jay Nixon that concern Missourians:  the Anti-Agenda 21 Act (S.B. 265),  the Second Amendment Preservation Act (H.B. 436), and the Broad-Based Tax Relief Act (H.B. 253).
Doreen Hannes, co-chair of the Ozark Property Rights Coalition, author and radio host will speak on UN Agenda 21 issues.

Dr. John Lilly
Dr. John Lilly

Dr. John Lilly, columnist for the Springfield News-Leader and president of Locke and Smith Foundation will talk about tax relief.
Everyone is welcome to attend this lively and informative event!
Dr. John Lilly received his bachelor’s degree and his master of business administration degree from Washington University in St. Louis in 1977 and 1979. He worked in marketing for several large corporations including Monsanto and General Electric. He also worked in commercial real estate development.
In 1993, he decided to pursue his high school dream of becoming a physician and went to medical school. He received his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from Kansas City University of Medicine and Bioscience in 1997. He completed his residency training at the Cox Family Medicine Residency program in Springfield in 2000. Since then he has been a family physician with Mercy Clinic, formerly St. John’s, in Springfield Missouri at their East Sunshine Clinic. He is in his second term as a member of the Willard School District Board of Education. He has been published on and is a local columnist for the Springfield News-Leader. He is the president of the Locke and Smith Foundation.

Doreen Hannes
Doreen Hannes

Doreen Hannes, co-chair of the Ozark Property rights Coalition, has been an avid student of the effects of World Trade Organization Free Trade Agreements on the livelihoods of citizens of the United States since the establishment of the WTO and ratification of NAFTA in 1994-95.
Her predominant area of interest has been the impact on independent agriculture and the ramifications of these agreements upon food freedom and consolidation of access to market for independent growers.
She has been a full time volunteer advocate for independent agriculture since 2005 and is a well-respected leader in the national movement to halt the National Animal Identification System, now known as ADT (Animal Disease Traceability).
Doreen has written extensively on the topic of NAIS as well as authored and co-authored several white papers on NAIS and other topics affecting the consolidation of agriculture. She is a frequent guest on several talk radio shows.
One of her dominant operating principles is that there are two kinds of people….Those who want to be left alone, and those who won’t leave them alone.