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Space heaters account for 2 of every 5 home heating fires
Space heaters – whether portable or stationary – accounted for 2 of every 5 (40%) home heating fires and 4 of 5 (84%) home heating fire deaths. (National Fire Protection Association, based on 2009-2013 annual averages) Heating-related fires most often occur in December, January, and February....
Manning urges Sessions to conduct investigation in prosecution of Cliven Bundy
Jan. 10, 2018, Fairfax, Va.—Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning today issued the following statement urging Attorney General Jeff Sessions to conduct a review and investigation of the prosecution of Cliven Bundy after the case was dismissed over prosecutorial misconduct: "It is...
Meth has some of the most serious physical ramifications out of any drug.
Across most of the US, states are struggling to quell a worsening opiate epidemic. While this is happening, one problem continues to rage on in states across the country.  NBC News reported on meth with some shocking results. Not only is meth, also known as ice, crank, speed, chalk and gak, the...
One in ten Missourians has Unclaimed Property
State Treasurer Eric Schmitt has made history by returning more Unclaimed Property in his first year than any previous treasurer in Missouri history. Treasurer Schmitt today announced he returned $45 million in Unclaimed Property during his first year in office, surpassing the previous record of $...
Between 2014 and 2016, there were 29 counties in Missouri with more drug overdose deaths than those caused by motor vehicles.
In 2010, drug overdoses surpassed motor vehicle accidents as a cause of death in Missouri. The highway and vehicle safety lessons learned throughout the last half century can provide a structure for addressing the drug- and opioid-induced spike in deaths contributing to the recent decrease in...
Senator Denny Hoskins
After the opening of the 2018 legislative session on Jan. 3, I recognize there are several hot button issues on my colleagues’ agenda within the Missouri Senate, but for my constituents, I think it boils down to three things: labor reform, tort reform and welfare reform. In lieu of all the...
While prescription drugs can prove effective, they have a long list of potential side effects.
Parents of children suffering from ADD, ADHD or other brain-based disorders can grow frustrated and even desperate as they seek to stem the difficulties they and their children face daily. Often, medicating the children becomes not just a last resort, but a first resort. “Parents will try whatever...
Eric Bohl
Rural Missourians need action from the Missouri legislature on a number of issues this session. There are many important items that do need to be addressed, but two issues stand out as being critical to our long-term success. Road and bridge funding is rural Missouri’s top priority. Missouri Farm...
Purported law having nothing to do with "zoning" has everything to do with zoning.
Congress never intended to condition community development block grants on local zoning decisions, and in the 2018 spending bill, they need to finally speak on this issue. Otherwise, this Obama era HUD regulation will be used, perhaps not by the Trump administration, but a future liberal...
Senator Denny Hoskins
JEFFERSON CITY — State Sen. Denny Hoskins, R-Warrensburg, has been named Chairman of the Veterans and Military Affairs committee. Hoskins served in the Missouri Army National Guard in former President Harry Truman’s old artillery battery in Independence, MO. “As a veteran, I know the numerous...

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