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Amendment 3

Amendment 3 is a wolf in sheep’s clothing proposed by the Republicans in the Missouri legislature. It would repeal the Clean amendment passed a couple years ago which appoints a neutral demographer to apportion legislative districts. Amendment 3 is innocuous appearing talking about restrictions on lobbying but would repeal a major good government initiative which had the support of 62% of the voting public in Missouri need to be alert and vote no on Amendment 3. Written by Paul Dribin

Short Sighted Action by State of Missouri

David Nicklaus had a good column today in the Post in which he lamented the loss of state funds that support business startups statewide, but particularly in the St. Louis area. These programs return far more in jobs and revenue than they cost. The St. Louis start up scene has been growing exponentially, we need to keep that up.

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