Mike Lair

Cards to pick numbers for Mega Million lottery tickets are seen at Circle News Stand on Dec. 16, 2013 in Hollywood, Fla. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Speaker-elect Announces Proposal to Abolish Missouri Lottery

The top Missouri House education leader fully supports the incoming Speaker of the House’s proposal to abolish the state’s lottery.

10/02/2014

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Local School Officials to Speak in Jefferson City Today

Rep. Mike Lair, R-Chillicothe, will hear from education officials from across the state in Jefferson City on Tuesday afternoon, including the heads of failing districts in St. Louis.

10/01/2013

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State Rep. Says ‘Don’t Get Sick’ Bill Would Break Poverty Cycle

Some call it the ‘Don’t Get Sick’ bill, others the ‘Breaking the Poverty Cycle’ bill. Regardless, it’s making waves in Jefferson City.

04/26/2013

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Higher Education Institutions Favor Performance-Based State Funding

Nixon proposed a $150 million budget increase for education that would be performance-based instead of based on past funding.

01/30/2013

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