Tag: Tim Jones

#Ferguson

**DOH!** ACTION: Tell Missouri Legislature Jay Nixon to Pass Tax Holiday for Ferguson

#Ferguson Tax Holiday

UPDATE Tim Jones let me know that I’m giving the legislature more power than it actually has. Veto sessions are limited to overriding vetos. Thus the name. BUT the governor can call a Special Session to vote on a Ferguson Tax Holiday. That session can run concurrent with the Veto Session, saving taxpayer dollars. SO …

Academics & Education

DESE: The original box of rocks that nothing is dumber than

  According to research from Missouri Education Watchdog, the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) agreed to surrender Missouri’s education voice under Obama’s “Race to the Top” scheme. ┬áRace to the Top was a contest in which states agreed to let the federal Department of Education, via two puppet organizations, run all of the …