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Missouri State Representative Lauren Arthur – Capitol Report – March 15th, 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. The past few weeks have been busy …

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Missouri State Representative Jim Neely- Capitol Report – March 14, 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 Put an End to Venue Shopping in Missouri (HB 460, HB 461, and HB 462) House members continued …

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#ClayCoMindset What do you think about the #FightFor15 Protests and the Minimum Wage?

Clay County Mindset

Clay County Mindset is our occasional post where we ask our readers to sound off on a topic that is in the news.  Protests broke out across the nation yesterday as activists protested low wages paid by retail and fast food restaurants. The groups are hoping to change the minimum wage …

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State Senator Kurt Schaefer Seeks to End St. Louis and Kansas City Earnings Tax

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Sen. Kurt Schaefer, R-­Columbia, has pre-­filed a bill for the 2016 legislative session that would repeal the St. Louis and Kansas City earnings tax. The bill, Missouri SB 575 (2016), is no surprise to those who read Schaefer’s interim letter to senate colleagues demanding action against Kansas City and …

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Missouri Viewpoints Looks at Opposing Views on Ideas for Missouri’s Economy

Missouri Viewpoints Mike Ferguson

“Missouri Viewpoints” is a weekly non-partisan news/information/public affairs program that is hosted by Mike Ferguson. The show is on television and radio throughout Missouri. The Northland News encourages it’s readers to be informed on issues at the local and state level. Missouri Viewpoints is the best place for an informed, …

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Representative Jon Carpenter: 2015 Veto Session Capitol Report

State Representative Jon Carpenter

Representative Jon Carpenter represents parts of the Kansas City Northland, Gladstone, and the Oaks Villages. He is also the Minority Caucus Vice-Chair. This is his September 18 newsletter. You can follow Carpenter on Facebook. For more information on our Opinion Section please click here. A Word From Jon The Missouri legislature met this …

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Mayor Sly James Gives Challenging Speech to Northland Joint Annual Luncheon

Sly James

The Northland News was invited as a guest of City Councilwoman Heather Hall to attend the Northland Annual Joint Luncheon that was held on September 9, 2015. Attendees heard Mayor Sly James give a forty minute speech. The speech was at times somber, at times challenging, and at times optimistic …

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Missouri Viewpoints: Should Missouri Raise the Minimum Wage?

Mike Ferguson Missouri Viewpoints

Missouri Viewpoints is a thirty minute non-biased Internet, television, and radio public affairs program hosted by Mike Ferguson. The show takes on various topics including political, economic, health related, or cultural. The show’s format is usually thirty minutes. The show usually features two differing perspectives on the given topic with …

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Show-Me Institute: Show-Me Testimony on Minimum Wage

Patrick Tuohey Show-Me Institute

Patrick Tuohey of the Show-Me Institute recently testified before the Kansas City City Council on the topic of minimum wage. In the video Councilwoman Cindy Circo challenges Tuohey about a chart that was shown by the speaker prior to his testimony. Here is his response to her: Dear Councilwoman Circo …

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