• The New Wildlife Refuge: Golf Courses?0

    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Golf courses are known as centers for human recreation, but if managed properly, they also could be important wildlife sanctuaries, a University of Missouri-Columbia researcher has found.

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  • SEN. SHOEMYER SUPPORTS CALL FOR SPECIAL SESSION0

    JEFFERSON CITY – Senator Wes Shoemyer, D-Clarence, today expressed support for Governor Blunt’s proposal to call a special legislative session this year to pass a revised Quality Jobs bill.  The governor recently vetoed House Bill 327, which expanded the Quality Jobs Act created in 2005.  Governor Blunt said he would call a special session if legislative leaders are willing to pass a more restrained bill that will achieve the good objectives of this legislation such as expanding the successful Quality Jobs program – while setting aside special projects and excessive spending items.

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  • Nixon Campaign Banks More Than $1 Million in 2nd Quarter0

    JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missourians from all regions have made 7,716 contributions to Attorney General Jay Nixon’s campaign for Governor, helping the campaign bank more than $1 million during the second fundraising quarter of 2007.  The Nixon for Governor campaign has raised a total of more than $3.5 million, remaining on pace to raise the funds needed to compete with Matt Blunt’s special interest money machine in 2008.

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