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Senator Denny Hoskins
Appropriations Committee Begins Budget Work This week the Senate Appropriations Committee began the tough and necessary work of editing and finalizing the governor’s proposed budget. As I’ve stated previously, I take the work of crafting the state budget very seriously. Your tax dollars need to be...
Cyclamens bloom for several months if kept in a cool but brightly lit spot.
The cyclamen is Cupid’s flowering love child. For centuries, cyclamens have been associated with matters of the heart, making it a perfect Valentine’s Day choice, said University of Missouri Extension horticulturist David Trinklein. Cultivars of this flowering houseplant bear heart-shaped leaves...
Hamilton School Board Filings Marcy Swindler (incumbent) Jacqueline Ford Jarod McGinley   Darrin Kipp and Andy Finch did not re-file   Hamilton City Council East Ward: Keith Gilbert                    Danny Alexander                   (Jim Sweiven did not re-file) West Ward: Travis Trosper...
Presiding Commissioner Bud Motsinger represents Hamilton at Great Northwest Days
There was a large delegation of representation from Northwest Missouri that converged on the Capitol in Jefferson City last week. There were over 300 representatives from the twenty counties in Northwest Missouri, along with other individuals representing individual cities and other concerns in...
153 tree care-related occupational incidents in calendar year 2016.
TCIA learned of 153 tree care-related occupational incidents* in calendar year 2016. Ninety-two of them were fatal. This report provides what we know about these incidents from the media accounts. Comparing 2016 with previous years, we reported 79, 81 and 87 occupational fatalities in 2013, 2014...
Representative Jim Neely
Lawmakers Reject Proposed Pay Increase (HCR 4) After several hours of discussion Monday evening, the Senate voted to join the House in rejecting proposed pay raises for elected officials and judges. The resolution approved by both chambers will prevent the pay increase recommendations made by the...
Senator Denny Hoskins
The discussion of elected official’s pay is a tricky one, but a very important discussion that needs to take place. You might be aware of the General Assembly’s action this week regarding elected officials compensation. If not, I’d like to take this opportunity to explain the process. Every two...
The Community Action Partnership of North Central Missouri will award up to nine continuing education scholarships to residents of their nine county service area. Applicants for the $750 scholarship should be, or plan to be, full-time students residing within one of the following Missouri counties...
Missouri grape growers and winemakers can learn from peers, researchers and industry experts at the University of Missouri Show Me Grape and Wine Conference and Symposium. The event is March 8-10 at the Hampton Inn, 1225 Fellows Place, Columbia. Viticulturists and enologists will have learning and...
Distracted driving is the number-one cause of crashes.
MoDOT and the Missouri Coalition for Roadway Safety are challenging Missouri businesses and private individuals to buckle up and put their phones down.The Buckle Up - Phone Down campaign is tackling the two most impactful actions a driver can take to prevent crashes -- or survive if one occurs....

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