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Musings: On Welfare and Ignorance About Small Business

TheNorthlandNews.com publishes press releases and newsletters from our local elected officials on a regular basis inside of the opinion section of the site. It’s my belief that we should be engaged and involved with our local elected representatives. The discussions that occur at this level are important to our communities …

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Missouri State Representative Lauren Arthur – Capitol Report – Feb. 21, 2017

Missouri State Representative Lauren Arthur represents Missouri House District 18, which includes North Kansas City and the surrounding Kansas City-North areas of Clay County. For more information on our Opinion Section and why we publish these newsletters from elected officials please click here. Below you will find updates on legislative …

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Missouri Senator Dan Hegeman – Improving Worker Safety Along Missouri’s Roadways

Missouri State Senator Dan Hegeman represents parts of northern Clay County. For more information on our Opinion Section and why we publish these updates from legislators please click HERE. In 2002 state lawmakers passed the “Slow Down and Move Over” law to remind motorists to slow down and change lanes …

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Missouri State Representative Jim Neely – Missouri Capitol Report – Feb. 20, 2017

Missouri State Representative Jim Neely represents a portion of northeastern Clay County. For more information on our Opinion Section and why we post these updates please click here. House Approves Legislation to Ensure Fairness in Public Construction (HB 126) The members of the Missouri House approved legislation this week meant …

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Senator Claire McCaskill – I can’t even imagine…

United States Senator Claire McCaskill

Senator Claire McCaskill is the senior United States Senator from Missouri. For more information on our Opinion Section and why we post these communications from your elected representatives please click here. Imagine discovering a photo of your missing son or daughter on Backpage, a website known for selling sex. Imagine …

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Missouri Senator Ryan Silvey – A Quick Update from the Senate

Missouri State Senator Ryan Silvey represents the majority of Clay County in the Missouri Senate. For more information on our Opinion Section and why we publish these updates from legislators please click HERE. This week I sat down for an interview with the St. Louis Public Radio. To hear it, …

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Missouri State Representative Kevin Corlew – Capitol Connection – Feb. 16, 2017

Missouri State Representative Kevin Corlew represents Missouri House district 14. Most of Representative Corlew’s district is in Platte County, but a small portion of it extends into Clay County. For more information on our Opinion Section and why we publish these newsletters from elected officials please click here. House Approves …

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Missouri State Representative Ken Wilson: Bringing Back the American Dream

Missouri State Representative Ken Wilson represents district 12 in the Missouri State House of Representatives. For more information on our Opinion Section and why we publish notes like these please click here. Cami Wagers is a small-business owner from Clay County. As the proprietor of Cook’s Corner Café in Smithville, …

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Musings: Missouri Attorney General’s Office Asks For Response from Clay County Commission

I have received several questions about the legality of the Clay County Commission’s actions from the Commission meetings over the last month. As reported, the Commission has gone into unnoticed Executive Session in multiple meetings in the last month (you can read the news stories by clicking HERE, HERE, and …

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Congressman Sam Graves – Reversing Obama’s Attacks on Gun Owners & Sportsmen

Congressman Sam Graves represents the sixth district in the United States House of Representatives which includes a majority of the Northland. For more information on our Opinion Section and why we post these communications from your elected representatives please click here. During their last days in power, the Obama administration …

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