The Missouri Supreme Court struck down a voter ID law in 2006, therefore extremists are trying to change the Missouri constitution. Voter photo ID laws have been proven time and time again to restrict access to voting for certain populations, and the courts continue to rule against them. This is why we need the Voting Rights Act and why it continues to be important to this very day.
Deanna Hemphill, a registered lobbyist with Rex Sinquefield-backed Pelopidas LLC, and Peggy Brand, a registered lobbyist with Celgene Corporation, are the 2015 private sector Missouri chairs for this summer’s American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) junket, scheduled to be held in San Diego later this month.
In 2013, Kansas Governor Sam Brownback signed two bills into law eliminating income taxes for small business owners and cutting individual’s income tax rates. These bills, based on the Laffer theory, had the backing of an ideal economic theory.
Until the imperfect nature of reality disrupted them.
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