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Missouri Government News:

July 17, 2017         

Know Your Voting Rights

At a time when state and federal government agents are openly trying to make it harder to vote, we need to know our rights and exercise them.  If you haven't seen the Kansas City Star's scathing editorial on the Kris Kobach-led effort to

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Petition Drives

I have two petitions on the MO site that are there for comments.  If approved in about 20 days, I will be gathering signatures so they can be put on the ballot for the 2018 election.

Or read about the Medicaid, Planned Parenthood, Birth Control HERE

Or read about School financing for stressed schools in MO HERE

This is a draft of a petition that will be sent to MO this week for approval;

“Be it resolved by the people of the state of Missouri that the Constitution be amended:” READ HERE

and one on a tax for road construction READ HERE 

Just Published article on Daily Kos about taking back rural areas READ HERE



How to use Petitions to increase Democratic turnout in rural areas!

Petition Drives

Making Your Petition Soliciting More Effective

The above are all articles written for Daily Kos and you may read them by clicking on the title, but I have another ready to be published. You can read it here first;

Acquiring new voters in rural areas


If we could just get a few more democratic voters to vote in rural areas, we could swing a lot of elections.  Trying to convert a voter who is a die hard republican is a thankless job and usually a waste of time.  Yet, on almost all projects

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Jerome Barnes Representative District 28 News Letter


July 20, 2017

Volume 1, No. 28




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State auditor Nicole Galloway visited Raytown July 14th,  also in Raytown was Rachel Gonzalez Missouri Democratic Party Young Democrat of the year.


On the last day to act on bills from the 2017 regular legislative session, Gov. Eric Greitens on July 14 vetoed three bills separately relating to judicial proceedings, boating safety and National Guard grievance procedures. With those vetoes, Greitens has rejected a total of five bills while issuing three line-item budget vetoes since taking office.

Among Greitens’ latest vetoes was House Bill 850

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