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Gov. Matt Blunt announced Tuesday afternoon that he will not run for re-election this year.
Former Boone County Presiding Commissioner Keith Schnarre will challenge incumbent Fred Parry for a five-year term on the board that governs the county-owned Boone Hospital Center. Freshman incumbent Brian Neuner will seek a one-year term.
Republican incumbent Rep. Ed Robb, according to his Jan. 15 quarterly report, has raised about $15,000 total for the Aug. 5 primary. Democrat Chris Kelly has raised about $42,000 total.
Gov. Matt Blunt, known for his reputation as a fiscal conservative, has recently proposed many millions of dollars in spending beyond the current budget.
Project Vote Smart is a non-partisan, non-profit voter education organization that is traveling the country to spread the word about the nation’s first “voter self-defense system,” a giant database of roughly 40,000 candidates who are running for office in the U.S.
Wednesday is the deadline to register to vote in next month’s Missouri Presidential Preference Primary Election.
Rosie Tippin said experience will be her primary asset; Darin Preis says he plans to seek re-election.
Missouri’s gubernatorial candidates are competing in a one-up-manship contest to appear tough on illegal immigrants. But their attention to the issue may be disproportionate to the actual problem.
The former New York mayor and presidential candidate spoke and took questions for about an hour on topics ranging from national defense and the threat of terrorism to education and the economy.
As the question of reauthorizing the State Children’s Health Insurance Program is played out under the bright lights of Washington’s political battlefields, the gap in coverage for Latino families and their children continues to widen.
After Aug. 28, any medical clinic performing more than five first-trimester abortions a month, or any abortions later in pregnancy, will be required to be licensed as an “ambulatory surgical center.”
As local Republicans ate their weekly lunch at Jack’s Gourmet Restaurant on Friday, the buzz was about Thursday’s televised debate of the GOP presidential candidates.