GUEST COMMENTARY: Three cheers for Speaker Tim Jones' leadership on education

Monday, May 6, 2013 | 6:00 a.m. CDT

Three cheers for Missouri House Speaker Tim Jones — finally, a leader with the courage to lead. Republican supporters have worked hard over the years to achieve an overwhelming supermajority in the Missouri House and Senate but have been frustrated that achievement has not translated into laws that reflect the Republican platform and principles.