Must Read- Feb. 21, 2014: Dixon against Gun Legislation, PayDay Loans

CREATED Feb. 21, 2014

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Insurance:
A Stanford University study shows that those who were uninsured ended up getting better health care than insured people. 

FCC:
A commissioner for the Federal Communications Commission is speaking out about what their department is planning for the future when it comes to news. 

Payday Loan Legislation:
Recursively Senator Cunningham (R) filed legislation to put regulations on the payday industry in Missouri. 

Gun Legislation:
Springfield Senator Dixon (R) was the only Republican who did not vote for a gun bill.  

Common Core:
Representative Lair thinks that those who disagree or question Common Core are kooks, so he added $8 into the budget to buy those people tin foil hats. 

Drug Monitoring Program:
If House Bill 1133 passes it would create a state database to monitor prescription drug use in Missouri. 

Gov. Nixon Impeachment:
Republican Nick Marshall and Republican Mike Moon have both filed articles of impeachment for Governor Nixon, on seperate issues. 

Locke & Smith Foundation:
The Locke & Smith Foundation analyzes Missouri legislation for constitutionality. 

MSU ROTC:

Hailey Owens Memorial Fund:
A memorial fund has been set up by family members at Empire Bank. You can make a donation at locations in: Springfield, Nixa, Ozark, Marshfield, Fair Grove, Republic, Pleasant Hope, Highlandville, Strafford, Battlefield. Or you can donate by mail: c/o Hailey Owens Memorial Fund, PO Box 3397, Springfield, MO 65808