BOND PUSHES CREDIT CLEANUP PLAN

 BOND PUSHES CREDIT CLEANUP PLAN No More Throwing Good Money After Bad, No More Ad-Hocracy, It’s Time to Take Decisive Action to Remove Toxic Assets, Fire Failed CEO’s WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Kit Bond today outlined his plan to tackle the root of the economic crisis – our credit crisis – to protect Main…

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Alternate Route 63 Project to Begin This Summer

Alternate Route 63 Project to Begin This Summer Accelerated Through Economic Recovery Funding   MACON – MoDOT has announced that funding received from the Economic Recovery Act will accelerate the north six-miles of the Alternate Route 63 project in Kirksville about 18 months ahead of the original schedule. When talks began about the possibility of…

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Health experts offer tips to help Missourians ‘Eat Right’ Awareness effort part of National Nutrition Month activities during March Many people sacrifice their health by making poor food choices, o

 Health experts offer tips to help Missourians ‘Eat Right’ Awareness effort part of National Nutrition Month activities during March Many people sacrifice their health by making poor food choices, often because of time constraints and budget pinches. But the state health department and most local health departments have experts available to help residents create meals…

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A Defective Drug Czar

 A Defective Drug Czar By Isaac MacMillen With everyone from the NAACP to Second Amendment groups – and the vast majority of his own police officers – having risen up in protest, R. Gil Kerlikowske, Barack Obama’s drug czar designee has engendered more than his share of controversy. And with good cause. If Mr. Kerlikowske’s…

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Search for Missouri Century Farms continues COLUMBIA, Mo. – If your farm has been in your family since Dec. 31, 1909, you can apply to have it recognized as a Missouri Century Farm. To qualify, far

Search for Missouri Century Farms continues COLUMBIA, Mo. – If your farm has been in your family since Dec. 31, 1909, you can apply to have it recognized as a Missouri Century Farm. To qualify, farms must meet the following guidelines. The same family must have owned the farm for 100 consecutive years. The line…

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Northeast Missouri Highways To Benefit from Economic Recovery Bill

Northeast Missouri Highways To Benefit from Economic Recovery Bill HANNIBAL – More than 110 miles of minor roads in northeast Missouri will receive treatment to improve their conditions, thanks to the Economic Recovery bill recently signed by President Obama. “MoDOT is receiving more than $600 million for road and bridge projects that have already been…

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Good Old American Know-How

Good Old American Know-How by Russ Kremer, President, Missouri Farmers Union Over the last century, America watched its marketplace change from local to national. Big box stores pushed mom & pop shops aside. Unique local restaurants fell victim to snazzy corporate chains. Bright lights and catchy advertising promise convenience and consistency, often at the expense…

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Carbon Tax Ignores History

Carbon Tax Ignores History By Isaac MacMillen Despite consistently describing the economic situation as being dire, President Barack Obama is rapidly moving forward with policies that have the potential to seriously harm American industry. He has tasked Vice President Biden to promote the cap-and-trade program that the envirolobby has been seeking after for over a…

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The Cram-down Showdown By Robert Romano The showdown in Congress over a controversial bill modifying bankruptcy law, H.R. 1106, may ultimately be a test of the public’s support for the President’s ov

 The Cram-down Showdown By Robert Romano The showdown in Congress over a controversial bill modifying bankruptcy law, H.R. 1106, may ultimately be a test of the public’s support for the President’s overall bailout package, already totaling over $2 trillion planned by the Administration. To be certain, the American people are already weary from the over…

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