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Tax Day came and went again earlier this week, but, this year, many Americans actually did have something to celebrate. This year, thanks to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the federal government kept less of your money and you were able to keep more. More money in the pockets of hard-working North...

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Record flooding in Northwest Missouri has devastated homes, businesses and livelihoods. It’s heartbreaking to see entire communities inundated with water as levees overtopped or failed. As difficult as it is, I know we’re resilient and we will get through this. However, when I was surveying the...

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Our public schools have always been one of our best assets in North Missouri. I am grateful for the work that our public schools do in educating our children. Much of North Missouri is rural and without them, many of our children simply wouldn’t have access to the same future as other kids in...

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Just outside of Mound City, Missouri, lies a wildlife refuge named Squaw Creek. The pristine land, known for being a haven for snow geese, was made a federal refuge and given its moniker by President Franklin Roosevelt in 1935. The name “Squaw Creek” evokes many memories and a proud history in...

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In North Missouri, we cherish our 2nd Amendment rights. We value the opportunity to teach our children how to safely hunt or target practice, and we feel far more secure knowing that we can capably defend ourselves if necessary. Unfortunately, our rural values always seem to take a backseat to...

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We have a crisis on our southern border. Just ask anyone who has worked or lived there. Ask any Border Patrol agent or military personnel who has seen the crisis firsthand. Ask family members of those who have lost their lives to fentanyl or heroin overdoses. Politics can never get in the way of...

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Sometimes you read something that makes you think it must have come from a satire website. I had that experience last week when I read about a plan that said we could save the planet if we just replaced or upgraded every building in the United States and "get rid of airplanes and farting cows!"...

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I was honored to attend another State of the Union address this week. I was pleased to see that President Trump was finally allowed to give the address and I was even more pleased with what he had to say.

The fact is, our economy is shattering records left and right with job growth and...

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On May 8, 1945, Winston Churchill announced that the Allies had secured Victory in Europe. Later that year, Japan would finally surrender, and World War II would end. It’s hard to believe but in 2020, we will mark the 75th Anniversary of the end of the war.

Known as the “Greatest...

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There was a time in America when one of the only methods of communication was by mail. Since 1912, the United States Postal Service (USPS) has served as a lifeline for Americans, specifically in rural areas.

With the advent of the internet, things have changed. We can communicate...