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Dugger Report 4.23.2014

This is not the time for political fun and games. This is the time for a new beginning. I ask you now to put...

Rep. Paul Curtman: Inflation Tax Fix Should Be A No-Brainer

Missouri’s tax structure is as archaic as it is unbalanced.  Like most Missourians, you are probably not the wealthiest or the poorest in the...

Sen. Roy Blunt’s Mobile Office In Ava May 1

Senator's Blunt's staff will be at the Douglas County Courthouse, May 1, to hear concerns of constituents regarding the federal government. Mobile Offices are opportunities...

Smith Report 1.2.2013

Goals for 2014 As 2013 comes to a close, now is the time to look toward 2014 and the challenges ahead. Some people make resolutions...

Democrats Will Offer $500 Scholarship To High School Senior

The Douglas County Democrats will again be awarding a $500 scholarship to a deserving high school senior in 2014. In January the scholarship application will...

Smith Report 12.26.2013

Budget Deal is the Wrong Deal Last week the House of Representatives voted on a budget compromise that set spending levels for the next two...

Dugger Report 12.26.2013

So often, amidst the hustle and bustle of the holiday season it is easy to forget the reason for season.  Just as soon as...

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...

Employer Mandate Delayed, But Obamacare Destruction Goes On

By Sally C. Pipes Some 60 percent of Americans –– nearly 160 million people –– get insurance through their jobs. Thanks to Obamacare, that number...

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...
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