Affordable Care Act

Affordable Care Act: 2017 saw increase in uninsured Missourians

A new Gallup survey shows that the uninsured rate rose significantly in Missouri in 2017, a year marked by repeated attempts to repeal, sabotage, or weaken the health care programs and protections of the Affordable Care Act. Gallup attributes the dramatic increase in the number of uninsured Missourians to both the uncertainty created by repeated […]

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Audio: Missouri House Approves $28 Billion Operating Budget

The Missouri House has given final approval to a 28-billion dollar state operating budget that includes what supporters say is record funding for the K-12 education foundation formula. Hermann GOP State Representative Justin Alferman notes the budget includes a 98-million dollar increase for the formula.     While Alferman emphasized several times on Wednesday that […]

Corruption

Missouri voters to decide on initiative targeting corruption in government

Volunteers in the Clean Missouri Initiative recently submitted nearly 347,000 signatures to the Secretary of State’s office – more than double the amount needed to get their issues on a statewide ballot in November.  The initiative’s goal is to rid the state of corruption by giving voters the power to decide on limits to campaign contribution and […]

Election 2018

Today marks final day for county/district candidates to file for August primary election

Today is the final day for county and district candidates to file for the August primary election. As of 11:15 Tuesday morning, March 27, there was only one race in Grundy County. Rick Hull, Mark Moore, and Phillip Ray have filed for Presiding Commissioner. Others filing for Grundy County offices include Betty Spickard for County […]

Trenton Building and Nuisance Board

Trenton Building and Nuisance Board changes status on properties

Trenton’s Building and Nuisance Board evaluated several properties of concern during a nearly one-hour meeting last night at City Hall. The board voted to remove three of the locations from the list after determining issues had been abated. These are at 825 West Crowder Road, owned by Bill Grubb, 1909 Carnes belonging to Rogelio Olivo and […]