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Smith Report 9.19.2013

Syria is Not America’s Fight In the last few weeks my office has been flooded with phone calls, letters, emails, Facebook messages and tweets from families in our Eighth District who are opposed to American military action in Syria. During ...

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Rowland Report 9.19.2013

Greetings from your State Capitol!  We met yesterday for our annual veto session.  This session gives us the opportunity to override any of the Governor’s vetoes of bills sent to him from the earlier session.  This override vote has to ...

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Smith Report 9.12.2013

From the beginning, the only thing bipartisan about President Obama’s healthcare mandate has been bipartisan opposition. Democrats and Republicans agree the law will hurt our economy by imposing new fines and regulations on small businesses. President Obama’s law does nothing ...

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Douglas County Democrats Meet Tuesday Night

The monthly meeting for the Douglas County Democrats was called to order by Chair Gene Cherry at 5:35 p.m. on Sept. 10. The minutes from last month’s meeting were shared with the group.  It was agreed to accept the              minutes ...

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Smith Report 9.5.2013

A few weeks ago my office in Rolla received a phone call from church members who expressed concern about the Park Service requiring permits for Baptisms in the rivers of the Ozark National Scenic Riverways. Yes, you read that correctly, ...

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