When the General Assembly reconvened during the COVID-19 event, they did so under the stated intention of passing the budget by the Constitutional deadline. They also indicated they would be addressing only those things which needed to be done in consideration of the COVID-19 situation. They noted the Capitol was open but asked everyone to stay away including lobbyists and the public.
Gone is the goal of “flattening the curve” to make sure everyone infected has a chance to be treated. The new goal seems to be to somehow “kill” the virus by continuing to lock down the country. They say we can’t re-open without expansive testing to see who is currently infected.
United For Missouri’s Mission
United for Missouri is committed to educating and mobilizing citizens about the impact of economic policy in their local communities and in the state.
It doesn’t matter the issue, when the “experts” are left to their own devices they will inevitably design a system that is as perfect as you can get for their specialty but isn’t necessarily the system we need, want or that works. That’s why elected officials must be held accountable for following the advice of bureaucrats without sufficiently challenging them.
Governor Mike Parson is a fine man who I have known for nearly twenty years. There is no reason for me to believe that his actions during this crisis, a crisis that has been made worse by government action on all levels, have been anything but what he believes is...
United for Missouri has joined with a coalition of like-minded groups to encourage the Governor to suspend Missouri’s Certificate of Need (CON) Law.
"If you can keep your head when all about you are losing theirs and blaming it on you," IF, Rudyard Kipling Here's something you won't hear from most of the media in Missouri: Governor Mike Parson has done a good job leading during the COVID-19 issue. It...