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It was a busy week in the lieutenant governor’s office. I addressed several groups including the Missouri Alzheimer’s Association on their advocacy day, and the new House and Senate interns. Our office received the Counsel General of the Philippines, Generoso D.G. Calogne. The Counsel visited the capitol to promote further trade with Missouri businesses. Our

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Hartzler Applauds WOTUS Executive Order

Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-Mo.) issued the following statement in response to President Trump ordering the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Army Corps of Engineers to begin dismantling their controversial Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule. “This is the first step toward eliminating a rule that amounts to nothing more than a massive federal

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The Rural-Urban Divide

by Stewart Truelsen The election of Donald Trump as the nation’s 45th president drew attention to the rural-urban divide. It wasn’t the only dividing line in the election, but it is credited with helping Trump win. Rural voters tended to vote Republican and urban voters Democratic in this election. The divide may have less to

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Love note from Jeff City

My Fellow Missourians: My in-district day on Friday, Feb. 24, began by meeting with Dan Robinson of Lucas Oil Speedway in Wheatland. We discussed statute laws on beverage companies and their policies on distribution and promotion. I then travelled on to Weaubleau City Hall and discussed progress being made on the building of their new

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Non-stop service to Houston begins in June

United Airlines begins new, non-stop service between Springfield/Branson National Airport (SGF) and Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH), beginning June 8. Tickets are on sale now. “As the 4th largest city in the U.S., Houston is a great nonstop destination for business and leisure travelers,” says Andrew Bell sales manager for Springfield at United Airlines.

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2,500 student archers to compete at MoNASP state tournament

About 2,500 student archers from schools around the state will compete at the Missouri National Archery in Schools Program (MoNASP) ninth annual state tournament on March 24-25 at the Branson Convention Center. The public is welcome to attend to support the participants. This year’s tournament will have a gate fee of $7. MoNASP is coordinated

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MFA Oil Company Acquires Ford Oil Company

MFA Oil Company, a farmer-owned energy supply cooperative, announces it has acquired Ford Oil Company, an independent retailer of propane and refined fuels with offices in Hornersville and Kennett, Mo. “Acquiring Ford Oil Company and its resources expands our footprint in the Missouri Bootheel, an important agricultural market,” says Jon Ihler, MFA Oil vice president

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Savvy Senior®

Getting old pays off Dear Savvy Senior, What types of discounts are available to baby boomers, at what age do they kick in, and what’s the best way to go about finding them? Almost 50 Dear Almost, One of the great perks of growing older in America is the many discounts that are available to

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