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Primary Season Starts January 3rd in Iowa.

Lee’s Summit, December 27, 2011 – After 8 months of Republican Debates and a number of casualties between then and now the GOP Candidates are making their final push for Iowa.  According to the latest analysis by Real Clear Politics… Continue Reading →

Newt Gingrich; Next Media Target

LEE’S SUMMIT, December 5, 2011 – Now that the upstart Herman Cain has been taken care of, the spotlight moves to a much more colorful target – Newt Gingrich.  This should be very easy, after all he has many years… Continue Reading →

Herman Cain Suspends Presidential Campaign

LEE’S SUMMIT, December 4, 2011 – Herman Cain announced yesterday what many knew was coming and the rest of hoped he would not do: Suspended his Presidential Campaign.  The unceasing attacks on his sexual indiscretions whether true or not finally… Continue Reading →

Busy Time of the Year

I hope that you had a wonderful Thanksgiving and were able to spend time with family and friends. I am reminded to be thankful year-round for the many blessings we enjoy as free citizens in this great country. It is… Continue Reading →

Lee’s Summit Improved Snow Clearance and New Technology

The City of Lee’s Summit has changed the designation of 3 previously defined “residential” streets to “secondary” routes (i.e., Bridlewood Drive, Winterpark Blvd, and Forest Park Blvd).  This will reduce the clearance time from 32.5 hours after precipitation ends to… Continue Reading →

Insider trading legal – if you’re in the US Government

LEE’S SUMMIT, November 19, 2011 – Let me get this straight, Martha Stewart goes to jail for insider trading, the President, Senators, and Congressman all berate Wall Street, yet they have the right to use their knowledge of upcoming legislation… Continue Reading →

Electability of GOP Candidates

LEE’S SUMMIT,  November 16, 2011 – The most common comment I hear from a friend of mine (CFO at the company I work for) is that “…they [whomever I’m speaking about] are not electable…” and today I read a great… Continue Reading →

A Day Worth Celebrating

November 9, 2011 – State Senator Will Kraus: Guest Column – Using the word “celebrate” in relation to Veterans Day has seemed a stretch to me. When we think of celebrating, we think of gathering in joy and in happiness… Continue Reading →

KCMSD Unaccredited: The Effect on 8th Senate District Schools

Senator Kraus’ Capitol Report: Last month, the state of Missouri removed accreditation from the Kansas City Missouri School District (KCMSD). It is important to note that the KCMSD serves only 17,000 children, a small portion of the city as a… Continue Reading →

Special Election in Jackson County

UPDATE: November 7, 2011: Polling places and sample ballot available at the Jackson County Election Board Courtesy of Senator Will Kraus (MO – 8):  Jackson County is holding a special election next Tuesday, November 8, 2011, to vote on the… Continue Reading →

Zogby Poll Shows Cain Still in the Lead

LEE’S SUMMIT, October 30, 2011 – Herman Cain’s and his 9-9-9 plan are reshaping the conversation in the GOP battle for the Party’s nomination.  The no-nonsense approach of Herman Cain still outweighs his political inexperience and those likely to vote… Continue Reading →

Fiscal Reality versus Political Need; The Truth about Obama’s Jobs Bill

LEE’S SUMMIT, October 26, 2011 – Last week every station carried Vice President Biden’s plea to pass the $35 Billion pared back jobs bill to put “teachers, firefighters and policemen back to work”.  Vice President Biden tried his best to… Continue Reading →

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