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Entries from February 2008

Who Can Help?

February 27th, 2008 · No Comments

From The Source: This is a car belonging to State Representative Al Liese. According to our sources, the car is often parked in the circle of the capitol building all day long, despite a two hour time limit. Why, you might ask, does a State Representative, who has a spot in the garage, need to […]

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SMI Study Highlights Role for Private Investment in Missouri’s Transportation Infrastructure

February 27th, 2008 · No Comments

A new study, jointly produced by the Show-Me Institute and the Reason Foundation, examines the relatively new funding paradigm of public-private partnerships and how such arrangements may benefit Missouri’s public transportation infrastructure. The study provides an overview of the types of public-private partnerships that can be utilized for transportation projects, including their benefits and best […]

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Tags: David Stokes · Show Me Institute

Pew Releases “Grading the States 2008”; One-of-a Kind Report on State Performance

February 27th, 2008 · No Comments

  On Monday March 3rd, All 50 states will receive a grade from the Pew Center on the States, which will measure their performance in serving the public in a range of areas from budget and finance to roads and bridges. The Missouri Political News Service was honored to be invited on a conference call […]

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Islamic Prayer Tower Rises Over South St. Louis City

February 22nd, 2008 · No Comments

“The South St. Louis skyline is getting a new addition…An Islamic prayer tower complete with loud speakers.” The Missouri Political News Service wonders if Jay Nixon will show up for the dedication of the new “prayer tower.” From Gateway Pundit: In the last decade 50,000 Bosnians have moved to St. Louis and many to the […]

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Tags: Jay Nixon

“Better Courts for Missouri” Announces Initiative Petition with Bipartisan Support

February 21st, 2008 · No Comments

“If America’s founding documents — gifts to governance writ large — could be improved, then the Missouri Plan — Missouri’s gift to American governance — can also be improved.” JEFFERSON CITY – Better Courts for Missouri Executive Director Jonathan Bunch today confirmed that the Better Courts Coalition had filed an initiative petition to modernize the […]

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Tags: Decision '08 · MO Supreme Court

DEVELOPING: Gibbons Sets Surprise 9 AM Meeting with Senators

February 21st, 2008 · No Comments

UPDATE: CDT Blog: Gibbons discloses that he has prostate cancer Sen. Gibbon’s statement (Hat tip: Prime Buzz) (8:47 CST) Sources are telling us this morning that Senate President Pro Tem and Attorney General candidate Mike Gibbons, has scheduled a 9 AM meeting with his fellow senators at the Capitol. Our sources are also informing us […]

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Tags: Decision '08