Bipartisan legislation extending the sunset provisions for fees into the state’s technology trust fund has been approved by the Missouri Senate Economic Development Committee this week in Jefferson City. The vote was unanimous. Read more from MissouriNet here.
Unfortunately, in our state, we have grown accustomed to election mismanagement. In last Tuesday’s elections, hundreds of voters were likely disenfranchised as they were turned away and not allowed to cast a vote in 63 of St. Louis County precincts. When I learned of the ballot shortage and voters being denied their right to vote, […]
Editorial Published in St. Louis Post-Dispatch: In 1990, John Ashcroft, my father, was governor of Missouri, and he embarked on the “Yes for Ethics” campaign. The measure, proposed as an initiative petition, would have created the Missouri Ethics Commission to oversee the activities of our state’s elected officials. The goal was to clean up politics […]