Rep. Brian Nieves has an op-ed in the Springfield News-Leader in which he defends his proposal to require using English in official proceedings:
An editorial in the Post-Dispatch today chastises the St. Louis School Board for wasting money on a PR campaign against the charter schools:
With the signing of H.B. 818 into law this past Friday, Missouri is now the first state in the nation to allow small businesses to contribute to their employees' individually-selected Health Savings Accounts (HSAs).
We're constantly reminded by the media that health care is in a crisis in the United States. Too few people with policies, too few conditions covered, an uncertain economy in which a lack of job permanency leaves people stranded without options when they get sick.
Another letter in the Post-Dispatch from someone in the suburbs who's worried about city kids going to suburban sch
A new charter school will focus on teaching students who have dropped out or who are at risk of dropping out. The school will be run by Can! Academy:
The midwife legislation becomes law:
Gov. Matt Blunt signed legislation Friday that started out expanding health insurance options and ended up, unbeknownst to most lawmakers, legalizing midwifery.
There is a very interesting article in the Kansas City Star today about a provision in a bill passed by the legislature to lower the standards to be a court reporter in Missouri.
Missouri's new virtual school hasn't taken off as quickly as expected:
The Missouri Legislature’s bill to reform workplace health insurance provides a common-sense approach to health care reform, rather than more government intervention and bureaucracy.