Gate Way Group’s Tom Dempsey Delivers Commencement Speech

Tom Dempsey, former President Pro-Tem of the Missouri Senate, delivers the commencement speech for the graduating class of 2013 from Lindenwood University. In his speech, Dempsey relays the importance of hard work and perseverance through his long-standing career in the restaurant industry. Most of Dempsey’s life lessons were gained in a small Italian restaurant where[…]

Rowden drops majority leader bid to seek 19th District Senate seat

State Rep. Caleb Rowden abandoned his bid for House majority leader Monday to turn his attention to the 19th District state Senate seat that Democrats are eager to capture in 2016 with state Rep. Stephen Webber. Rowden, a Columbia Republican, said he made the decision during a recent anniversary vacation with his wife, Aubrey Rowden.[…]