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Sandy Crawford’s Capitol report

Lawmakers are back at the State Capitol to continue discussing and debating proposals before the legislative session adjourns on Friday, May 15. From my perspective, our top priority is the budget; but, along the way, we also have other items that need our attention in the final days of the 2020 legislative session. Among the

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Congress should not stay home while expecting others to report to work

Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-04) made the following statement today following her opposition to H. Res 95, Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s legislation which would allow members of Congress to vote from home via proxy: “Congress needs to set an example, be present, and do the work of the American people. If the government is mandating hardworking Americans

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Hartzler pumps the brakes on Nancy Pelosi’s reckless spending spree

Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-04) announced her opposition to HR 6800, Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s $3 trillion spending bill. The 1,800-page bill, which includes many politicized items not related to the COVID-19 pandemic, is set to be considered on the House floor today. “The CARES Act we passed in March created necessary, temporary programs to ensure Americans

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MISSOURI NAMESAKE HEADS FOR SEA TRIALS

  MISSOURI NAMESAKE HEADS FOR SEA TRIALS – PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (May 10, 2020) – The Virginia-class fast-attack submarine USS Missouri (SSN 780) departs Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard after completing a scheduled extended dry-docking selected restricted availability (EDSRA). During the maintenance period, the shipyard and crew performed tank blasting and coating, hull preservation, propulsion and

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Love note from Jeff City

Greetings, My Fellow Missourians, We officially adjourned the 100th Legislative session Friday, May 15th at 6:00 pm, and what a Session it was. It was my 8th and final Session because of term limits. The second week of March the news of the Covid-19 Virus Pandemic broke out and caused the Session to be cut

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Use the Power

by Pastor Larry Sorrells, Rockville, Trinity UMC   In John 14:19-20, Jesus tells us: “… you will know that I am in my Father, you are in me, and I am in you,” and in Acts 1:8, Jesus tells us: “… you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you

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Chris Neale honored by school administrators association

Chris Neale was recently honored by the Missouri Association of School Administrators (MASA) for his service to public education. Neale was one of eight former educators to receive the association’s Outstanding Emeritus Educator Award. This special recognition was to be made during the awards banquet at the MASA Spring Conference on March 25 at The

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BBB, FBI warn of coronavirus PPE scams

As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic stretches the limits of the health care system, demand for certain medical equipment is far outpacing the supply of these items. This shortage creates a ripe environment for scammers. Even businesses, medical providers and government agencies have fallen victim when trying to obtain ventilators, personal protective equipment (PPE) for health

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The darkest day

by Cassie Downs, Christian Blogger I wonder if the people experienced anything like it before? Were they afraid, intrigued, or somewhere in between? Did they think for a moment, this is it? Or did they go on living life as if nothing was happening? Sounds familiar, doesn’t it? This is our country right now. But

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Love, Truth and Salt

by Pastor Larry Sorrells, Rockville, Trinity UMC Peter tells us: “… regard Christ the Lord as holy in your hearts. Whenever anyone asks you to speak of your hope, be ready to defend it. Yet do this with respectful humility, maintaining a good conscience. Act in this way so that those who malign your good

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