Just ahead of a visit by Texas Gov. Rick Perry last month, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon tweeted a list of reasons his state was better than Texas. Number one was the state’s low sales tax.
Massachusetts has lowest percentage of uninsured residents with only 4.5 percent; Texas has the highest with 28.8 percent. Generally the highest uninsured rates can be found in the South and West.
Jay Nixon and Rick Perry each gave their take on Perry’s visit with the Missouri Chamber of Commerce.
“It is really important, as parents, if you have fears for your kid’s safety, for those fears to be rational,” SLU Care pediatrician Dr. Ken Haller says.
Missouri’s chief executive heads to Twitter in response to Rick Perry’s business recruiting ads.
Perry’s expected to tout his state’s business-friendly environment in an address to supporters of an effort to override Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon’s veto of an income tax cut.
Military jurors found the Army psychiatrist guilty on Friday for the attack that killed 13 people and injured more than 30 others at the Texas military base.
The ads are airing a week before Perry is scheduled to speak at a Missouri Chamber of Commerce luncheon and attend an evening event hosted by groups backing a veto override of HB 253, the tax cut bill.
St. Louis has joined the ranks of St. Paul, Minnesota and Houston, Texas as cities in which Macy’s has closed the doors of a downtown department store.
“There is no comparison of 2013 to 2011,” Anthony Lupo said. “In 2011, we had a record number of tornadoes.”