I’ve been pondering these days whatever happened to Missouri’s consumer protection movement.
Every January after a general election, I’m fascinated by those who will be leaving office after years, sometimes decades, of service.
As Missouri’s governor enters the holiday season before his second term, Jay Nixon might want to take a look at how past governors have won legislative support for major policy initiatives like his proposal for a major expansion of Medicaid.
Former Missouri Senator Kit Bond joins the show. He and former Missouri Governor Bob Holden are co-chairs of the new Missouri chapter of the Campaign to Fix the Debt.
A bipartisan group of current and former Missouri officials is calling for federal leaders to address the national debt.
The former Missouri Senator’s endorsement comes a month after he previously called on Akin to quit.
The trip will hopefully increase the region’s ties to the fast-growing Chinese economy.
At least a half-dozen looming figures in his own state party urged Akin to bow out, including presumptive presidential nominee Mitt Romney.
It’s not just party operatives pushing some agenda on Twitter…
“The onslaught of regulations coming down the pike from unelected bureaucrats in Washington threatens Missourians’ jobs and pocketbooks,” Senator Bond said.