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2014-01-14 12:28:54

Organizations Warn that Killing Program Would be Devastating for 34,000 Missourians JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly a dozen Missouri groups representing seniors and low-income state residents have sent a letter to U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill in support of the federal wireless Lifeline program providing cell phone service to more than 34,000 of Missouri's low-income residents. Since 1985, the Lifeline program (http://www.fcc.gov/lifeline) has provided a...

2013-07-29 12:23:12

Removing Industrial Eyesore Provides Promise to North St. Louis Neighborhood ST. LOUIS, Mo., July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St. Louis expressed its appreciation to elected officials, Region 7 of the U.S. EPA, and ACF Industries for finalizing an agreement that begins the demolition and cleanup process of the abandoned Carter Carburetor plant. The plant is located adjacent to the Herbert Hoover branch of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater St....

2013-03-22 12:23:38

WASHINGTON, March 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Native American Contractors Association: The recent report that no-bid contracts to large federal contractors increased by 9 billion dollars in 2012, and now Senator McCaskill's proposed budget resolution amendment to scale back federal contracting to Alaska Native Corporations (ANCs), is a slap in the face to Indian Country, as well as all other small businesses. Native American-owned federal...

2012-11-02 07:24:54

"Rep. Todd Akin is a Ronald Reagan conservative, who will represent Missouri's values in the Senate, not Barack Obama's," said Bauer WASHINGTON, Nov. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former presidential candidate Gary Bauer announced this week that his Campaign for Working Families political action committee was launching another independent expenditure in Missouri on behalf of Todd Akin's bid for the U.S. Senate. "Sen. Claire McCaskill votes for the radical agenda of Barack Obama at...

2012-10-31 11:24:40

Sen. Roy Blunt, Tony Perkins, Ken Blackwell, Marilyn Musgrave Join Bus Tour SPRINGFIELD, Mo., Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The "Repeal and Replace McCaskill Bus Tour," a project of the Faith Family Freedom Fund, announced a TV ad buy today against Sen. Claire McCaskill in Missouri that will run through Election Day as part of a $550,000 get out the vote effort. Faith Family Freedom Fund is a super PAC associated with Family Research Council Action (FRC Action). The ad and...

2012-10-18 07:22:53

"Barack Obama's Senate has been a graveyard for pro-family policies," noted Bauer. "It is time to bring new life to the Senate. Todd Akin will fight for Missouri's values, not against them." WASHINGTON, Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former presidential candidate Gary Bauer announced this week that his Campaign for Working Families political action committee was launching new independent expenditures in key Senate races "holding Democrats accountable for their embrace of...

2012-10-11 07:29:06

WASHINGTON, Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Faith Family Freedom Fund, a super PAC associated with Family Research Council Action (FRC Action), announced a radio ad buy on seven Christian radio stations in Missouri that reach into St. Louis, Kansas City, Branson, Kirksville, Richmond and Lexington. The ad highlights Sen. Claire McCaskill's (D-MO) vote for President Obama's health care law which was rejected at the ballot box two years ago by an overwhelming 71 percent of...

2012-07-31 10:21:32

WASHINGTON, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S. airlines, today commended the Senate Commerce Committee for approving a bill that would allow the Secretary of Transportation to prohibit U.S. aircraft operators from participating in the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) because the scheme violates U.S. sovereignty and international law, and imposes a burdensome tax on U.S. airlines and...

2012-07-17 14:20:28

SPRINGFIELD, Mo., July 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today United State Senate candidate from Missouri Sarah Steelman is proud to announce that she has earned the endorsement of former Governor and Vice Presidential Nominee, Sarah Palin. Steelman, whose willingness to fight the establishment has often drawn comparison to Governor Palin, believes this endorsement from such a strong conservative leader is evidence of her conviction to reform Washington D.C. and take back our country....

2012-03-21 06:23:47

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tea Party Express, the nation's largest tea party political action committee, will be announcing its fifth U.S. Senate endorsement in Missouri this Thursday and Friday. The announcement tour will stop in St. Louis and Springfield on Thursday and in Kansas City on Friday. The Chairman of the Tea Party Express Amy Kremer said, "One of Tea Party Express' top priorities in 2012 is to elect a conservative majority to the U.S....