After three years in various Republican Conference and Committee roles, six years as Budget Policy Director for Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK), and six years as District Office Director for Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO, 2004 alumna, Joelle Cannon, is joining Liberty Utilities as Director of Government Relations. … [Read more...] about Joelle Cannon Joins Liberty Utilities
2006 Political Science alumni and MPA Instructor, Garrett Tyson, is providing a webinar for the Missouri Municipal League (MML) entitled Planning and Zoning Basics: The Role of the Commission and Public Hearings. According to the MML, "This session will cover the foundation aspects of municipal planning and zoning with an emphasis on how to effectively utilize public … [Read more...] about Garrett Tyson Offers Lessons in Planning and Zoning
Testifying before Nebraska's Government, Military and Veterans Affairs Committee, Political Science alumni, Larry Bradley, spoke in favor of implementing ranked-choice voting in Nebraska. Bradley maintains that ranked choice “is the path to political peace for all of us.” To read more about the debate in Nebraska, see Lincoln Journal Star. To watch the Committee … [Read more...] about Those in Favor of Ranked-Choice, Say Aye!
Our Man in Kyiv, Glendal Wright, reflects on Brexit. After only one month of Brexit trade, there is a major crisis for those Brits living on the continent that cannot get their basic British food, particularly the biscuits, marmalade and tea. They appear to be suffering from Brexit regret. The Brits in Brussels who shop at British food shops to get their basics are … [Read more...] about Brexit Breaks British Biscuits in Brussels
1989 Political Science alumni and the I.E. Meador Endowed Chair of Political Science at Drury University, Dan Ponder, was recently interviewed for the New Books Network. Dan joined hosts Lilly J. Goren and Susan Liebell, along with Hofstra University's Dr. Meena Bose, "to discuss the institution of the presidency as the U.S. transitions from one administration to … [Read more...] about Dan Ponder on the New Books Network