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The dome shines brightly on the Missouri State Capitol as the sun begins to set in Jefferson City, Missouri. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Capitol Perspectives: A Different Perspective on Lobbyists

Secretary of State Jason Kander had an interesting observation when he announced his proposal to restrict special interest money in government and politics. “It’s easy for politicians to vilify lobbyists,” he said.

01/23/2014

Gov. Nixon with Jim McNerney, the Chairman, President & CEO of Boeing

Capitol Perspectives: How Can They Say No?

That question is at the center of the Missouri legislature’s decision to offer up to $1.7 billion in state tax dollars to entice Boeing to expand in Missouri.

12/16/2013

Gov. Jay Nixon talks with reporters. (Photo by UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Capitol Perspectives: Nixon’s Change in Tactics

Without that change, Jay Nixon might not have had a chance at what could be one of his greatest governmental achievements — attracting Boeing to make one the biggest industrial investments in Missouri history.

12/09/2013

BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 30: A sign is seen inside Fenway Park before Game Six of the 2013 World Series between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Boston Red Sox on October 30, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Ackerman: This Is It!

They arrived at Fenway Park this afternoon, via police escort in a pair of buses from the team hotel. Red Sox fans, halted by security as the team went by, craned their necks and snapped photos of the National League champions entering this historic ballpark on Yawkey Way.

10/30/2013

St. Louis Cardinals Carlos Beltran gets the celebration started with champagne as the team celebrates their 9-0 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 6 of the National League Championship Series at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on October 18, 2013. The Cardinals will now advance to the 2013 World Series. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

WHEELER: World Series Preview, Rams Lose Bradford, Mizzou in Top 10

Let’s compare the 2013 Cardinals to the 2013 Red Sox position-by-position and see what we can come up with…

10/21/2013

(Photo by John W. McDonough /Sports Illustrated/Getty Images)

ACKERMAN: PGA’s Important Stance On Putter Rule

While Ted Bishop respects the USGA’s decision and appreciates the governing body’s willingness to listen to the PGA of America before the ruling, he is not shy about expressing his disappointment.

05/22/2013

Mo Capitol

Capitol Perspectives: I Miss The Blue Book

Every two years around this time, statehouse folks anxiously awaited release of the manual by the Secretary of State.

03/08/2013

(Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)

WHEELER: NCAA Gets It Wrong On Penn State

The NCAA just sent Penn State back to the Stone Age with the punishments handed down today and a lot of people are happy about it. People wanted to see Penn State pay and they got their wish… But they’re wrong.

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–07/23/2012

REARDON: Deja Vu

As events unfolded this weekend at the AT&T National in Washington, D.C., you might expect an obligatory treatise on Tiger being back.

07/03/2012

Scott Langley of the United States watches his tee shot on the first hole during the first round of the 112th U.S. Open at The Olympic Club on June 14, 2012 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

REARDON: Friday’s U.S. Open Notebook

St. Louis’ lone entry in the field at the U.S. Open, Scott Langley, faces an uphill battle to get to the weekend at Olympic.

06/15/2012

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