Governor Holden shares his views on current issues facing Missourians in this week's edition of Weekly Wrap-up. With the Missouri legislature considering a repeal of the puppy mill legislation, which passed in the general election this past November, and critical decisions being made about congressional redistricting (the first proposed map was released to the public on March 30, 2011), the public policy concerns facing the state are significant.
Listen to the Governor's thoughts, and pose your questions for his next Weekly Wrap-up on Facebook, or send them to us on Twitter (@HoldenForum, #weeklywrap).
Most importantly, what are your thoughts on this week's highlighted issues?
Thursday, March 31, 2011
Wednesday, February 2, 2011
|Governor Holden speaks|
to the economic forum
in Chicago on January 21, 2011
Richard is a fellow with the Chicago Council, and a former correspondent with The Chicago Tribune. His book Caught in the Middle: America's Heartland in the Age of Globalism is a must-read for anyone who is serious about helping the Midwest forge a successful strategy in the global marketplace.
My post begins:
Chinese President Hu Jintao’s official visit to the U.S. last week was a tremendous step forward for the Obama Administration, U.S. business and commercial interests, and most importantly a major triumph for the Midwest as a region. In President Hu’s first-ever trip to Chicago, the Windy City demonstrated that Chicago is truly an international city and that the Midwest is open for business.
Read more at The Midwesterner.