COLUMBIA – If voters pass Proposition One on April 5, city council members and the mayor, won’t be able to call their civic work volunteerism. If passed, Proposition One would pay the mayor $9,000 a year and each of the six council members $6,000.
Libertarian Doug Burlison, an incumbent city councilman in Springfield, Missouri, is running for re-election and received 48.6% of the vote in the February 22 primary (the highest of three candidates). Burlison and the second-place candidate will be in a general election on April 5.
The Boston Tea Party National Committee by a vote of 3-0 (with 3 abstaining & 1 not voting) has endorsed Dr. Cisse Spragins for US Senate in Missouri. She is the only candidate in this race with the courage to say, “Reducing the size, scope and power of the federal government is the core solution to every issue we face as a nation.… Read more ...
Libertarian Doug Burlison, a city councilman in Springfield, Missouri, writes in an editorial in the Springfield News-Leader:
A little over a week ago, Central High School conducted a lockdown for the purpose of a random drug search. This is the school that a couple of our children attend, and as parents, we wholeheartedly object to the fact that this happened, and that it is a standard policy for the R-12 school district.