Published in the St. Louis American, April 11, 2019
Daily we see how Trump plows through our fragile American democracy – unaware or uncaring of the laws, principles, structures and protocols he tramples. While his destruction happens on a national and international stage for all to see, similar actions are also happening on the local and state levels by his Republican buddies. Under the Jeff City dome, lawmakers are doing their best to strip down the mandate of nearly 1.5 million Missouri voters.
To refresh your memories, Amendment 1 is a state constitution package that deals with lobbying limits, provides transparency in campaign finance and stops gerrymandering. Prop B raises the minimum wage to $12 by 2023. Read more