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Community Matters Government 

Urban Chickens Come to Springfield

Why did the chicken cross the road? Probably because it heard about Springfield's approval of an urban chicken ordinance, which allows chickens to be raised within the city limits.
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Government 

November 2 General Election

The general election in Greene County will be held on November 2.  Find your polling location, learn about candidates and issues, and more.
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Government 

Recycling Opportunities in Springfield

Looking for a way to make your carbon footprint smaller? The city of Springfield offers a variety of ways to recycle.  More...
Business Government Health & Wellness 

Area Health Access

Working toward comprehensive local health care.
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Government 

MO Publications Go Paperless

The Official Manual of the State of Missouri (a.k.a. the Blue Book) and the Revised Statutes of Missouri will soon only be available online.  More...
Law 

Attorney General's Website

There are many resources available from Missouri's Attorney General's website that could be helpful to you.  More...
Government 

Government Blogs

A new way to stay current. Many governmental departments offer blogs that highlight the latest news and events from their corner of the federal government.
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3 Books For Your Consideration

As you are creating your summer reading list to take with you as you sun at the pool, you might want to dip your toe into U.S. or world politics.  More...

Election Information

Where to find information about election issues and voting procedures.  More...
Law 

Do you know your Supremes?

With the retirement of Justice John Paul Stevens, it is a good time to become acquainted with the current Justices and their role in our government.   More...

Looking to get involved in local or national campaigns?

This might be the right time to get involved in the process.  More...
Community Matters Law 

3/4 Cent Sales Tax on the November 3 Ballot

On November 3, Springfield voters will be asked to approve  a 3/4 cent sales tax to fund the Police-Fire Pension System.  More...
Community Matters Government Law 

The United States Supreme Court

An overview of the United States Supreme Court, including history, authority, and the nomination process.  More...
Community Matters Government 

Iran Election

There has been a lot of news coverage of the protests in Iran. Why are these protests occurring, who is in the right, and how does this story affect us as Americans?  More...
Community Matters Government Law 

Tracking Missouri's Share of the Economic Stimulus Funds

$3.82 billion is a lot of money.  Find out why we received it and where it's all going, down to the last cent.  More...
Community Matters Law 

April 7, 2009 Election

The upcoming election will include races for city council, school board, and fire protection board in many Greene County communities.

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Community Matters 

Springfield Rejects One-Cent Sales Tax

Springfield voters rejected a new one-cent sales tax for the purpose of funding the City of Springfield Police and Firefighters Pension System.  More...
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