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[…]
Earlier this week, David Jackson, Managing Partner of the Gate Way Group, is featured on KMOX with host Mark Reardon. Jackson highlights the problems facing Missour’s infrastructure and the status of Missouri’s roads and bridges. Among possible solutions, Jackson mentions a Public-Private Partnership and points to conservative states predominately on the east coast that have[…]
State Budget Director Linda Luebbering released the state’s monthly revenue report today, showing a slight downturn in collections compared to July of 2014. July collections 1.2 percent from $512.9 million in 2014 to $506 million this year. Luebbering said the state general revenue fund borrowed $200 million from the state’s budget reserves for “cash flow”[…]
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Farmers praised legislation that would end weight limits for trucks carrying livestock and grain, but state transportation officials warned members of a Senate agriculture panel Wednesday that the bill could damage roads at a time when money for repairs is strained. The current law has no weight limits for trucks[…]
A snapshot of issues, people, events, and organizations “on the go” each Wednesday…
As a result of rapid advancements in technology, everyone and everything is on the go around the clock. Issues are moving faster and opposition is always powered on, ultimately changing the way state and federal legislators, lobbyists, and special interest groups advocate on a daily basis.
As you may know, Wednesday is often times the busiest day in the state legislature and a pivotal point when momentum can be either gained or lost. Each Wednesday during the 2014 legislative session, the Gate Way Group (@GWLobbyist) will list the top #goMO social media posts for a quick look at who and what is on the move in Missouri. This will include trending ideas, debates, momentum shifts, pictures, and humor exchanged on social media.