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Twitter Updates for 2009-05-15

  • Top Lobbyists in DC, The Hill reports. http://bit.ly/20iDi #
  • RT @Philanthropy: State And Local Governments Consider Fees on Nonprofit Groups http://tinyurl.com/qzmz2q #
  • Trouble in MO Senate Assemblage…again? #
  • More about Missouri’s magic acres of land assemblage. http://bit.ly/PrqE4 #
  • HB191: Drawing the line in the McKee sand – Sen. Wes Shoemyer. #MOpolitics #
  • “Tonight’s the night,” Shoemyer, “to take a stand for agriculture.” #MOpolitics #
  • Sen. Wes Shoemyer’s Monsanto mania goes back further than 2009. http://bit.ly/16md5f #MOpolitics #
  • HB191: Sen. Jason Crowell amendment (#4 – 22S) places R&D tax credit, subject to appropriation. #
  • 17Y-14N Senator Crowell amendment passes. Senator McKenna’s vote was swing. #MOpolitics #
  • HB191 Senator Matt Bartle: “The ire of the Senate can come my way. Abundantly-clear that this bill has problems.” #
  • Sen. Matt Bartle with a “Royal finish” to HB191? #MOpolitics #
  • @jrosenbaum Just when you thought it could not get worse…more Favre news. http://bit.ly/3aGDd #
  • Senator Ryan McKenna’s district ranks last in tax credits utilized. Tired of House hostage for healthcare (killing SB306). #
  • Senator Griesheimer urges the gallery crowd to go home and get sleep, while at ease. #
  • RT @Missourinet: HB191 has been placed on the informal calendar and we are putting it on the shelf for the night. #
  • RT @ChadLivengood: MO Senate is about to actually take a vote on the jobs bill, House Bill 191. #MOpolitics #
  • Last Call: SS HB191 $140M cap for State Historic Preservation Tax Credits. #MOpolitics #
  • #SESSIONmeltdown In 7 hours, the Session stops. However, our real-time, Missouri-based, campaign finance tweets are 24/7/365. #MOpolitics #
  • @LydaKrewson @DwyerRice Obama annoints a CDC smoking ban advocate http://bit.ly/JXFsU #
  • MO Senate: Resolved! HB191 Economic Development bill 26Y 8N done. #MOpolitics #
  • An unusual claim…the CIA deceived someone. Really? Pelosi? http://bit.ly/nPe2s #
  • MO Senate: Next up, Sen. Dempsey’s latest healthcare “hits” – SS HB156. #MOpolitics #
  • Maybe Healthcare bills can be like horse racing? If Sen. Dempsey “Mines that Bird,” a 50 to 1 shot can win. http://bit.ly/KQAUA #
  • @Govwatch; the latest SS HB191: McKee land assemblage increase – OUT, New Market Tax Credits – IN, Monsanto fix – IN, Pharmacy interest – IN #
  • #followfriday @pelopidas looking to celebrate its 300th follower today! You can help. http://bit.ly/15wev1 Funny video. #
  • RT @WayTooHigh: A coalition of retailers lobbying for legislation to lower merchants interchange credit card fees (WSJ) http://ow.ly/6iSL #
  • Not since Napoleon Bonaparte has anyone ever surrendered to the French military. http://bit.ly/JsZ5J Should be a Darwin Award. #
  • Former Ohio State Representative challenges Obama lobbyist ban. 1st Amendment to defend. http://bit.ly/P9fR6 #
  • Missouri can rival Texas. Gov Nixon vs. Gov Perry. Merit pay for teachers models in SB291. http://bit.ly/U9C6Z #
  • Ok, call me a jaded lobbyist. But thanks anyway to @Mr_Conspiracy for becoming my 300th follower! #
  • @missourischools @ChadLivengood Looks like merit pay, school transfer studies are a definite public win in SB291. http://bit.ly/13uMZu #
  • Not on @johncombest Kansas City lobby got nothing out of HB22 federal stabilization funds. http://bit.ly/wusnO #
  • Kansas City, MO: New Rule 4 Al Sharpton on “Closing the Education Gap” rally: Don’t forget your bus. http://bit.ly/14uqfz #fox4kc #
  • AFT Local 420 Alert: US Sec’y of Ed Arne Duncan wants Mayoral Control of Detroit Public Schools http://bit.ly/15j7ee #
  • RT @Missourinet: MO Hse has approved omnibus crime bill, HB62, 124-34 and sent it back to Snte. #
  • @MayorSlaydotcom Uh, Houston, our schools still have a problem. Need Mayoral Control? http://bit.ly/Wq3HR #
  • @tonymess Thanks. At least some of my pains stop for awhile today. in reply to tonymess #
  • Film festival politics: “Yes We Cannes.” http://bit.ly/14hct3 #
  • POLL: 6 of 10 Americans think Obama is not cutting enough waste in gov’t http://bit.ly/ltjjq #
  • Can U use Elton John or BIlly Joel song titles to define the session’s end? http://bit.ly/LKVKc “We didn’t start the fire…?” #
  • Will the Good Hands of Allstate reject TARP bailout funds? http://bit.ly/Piaeh #
  • RT @WSJWashington: Gallup: Opposing Abortion Rights: A maj of Americans now oppose abortion rights, acco.. http://tinyurl.com/ohpml3 #
  • @DwyerRice No. You’re just frustrated over Ross Perot’s “giant sucking sound” NAFTA comments. http://bit.ly/18b1Li in reply to DwyerRice #
  • #MOpolitics: Thought for the day. @clairecmc vacancy = @sarah_steelman in Second U.S. Senate pole position? #
  • Confused: I keep trying to tune out healthcare debate in the Senate, but Purgason keeps using the word “vouchers.” #
  • Top 7 Pro Sports Fan Traditions. #1: The LeBron James chalk toss. http://bit.ly/A7fdK #
  • Pay 4 Perform: It appears Gov Nixon will be first Gov to pass merit pay (SB291) since Obama was elected. http://bit.ly/u5zoU #
  • Up next week. NFL owner’s meeting. $128M player’s cap. $12M more. http://bit.ly/Q6slG #
  • Senator Charlie Shields, “SB291 is a pretty big piece of legislation (on merit pay).” http://bit.ly/11BCBV #MOpolitics #
  • MO gov’t hates ripoffs involving prepaid funerals. What about federal stimulus checks to dead people? http://bit.ly/IkBqr #
  • Virtual reality for MO virtual schools. Expect more students using online classes after SB291 passage. http://bit.ly/Kx3Lo #
  • Sen. Rita Days: Childish cage fights are common in MO. Look at last night’s eco devo Senate debate. #
  • MO Senate: SS HB62, new crime bill, passed 34-0. Old SB262 had 5-6 “fatal” issues. #
  • “M-O-N-E-Y” interests from Realtors, Press Ass’n threatening future of SB386, Senators Griesheimer, Green debating. #
  • @LaurenceMaroney Heavy net traffic since Favre’s rumors circle the Vikings. in reply to LaurenceMaroney #
  • Praise by your opponents, criticism from your friends. http://bit.ly/rDdNO Obama’s detention. #
  • RT @Missourinet: MO Hse finally goes to jobs bill, HB191, as changed in Snte. Debate begins on bill Hse passed the 1st week of February. #
  • @LaurenceMaroney Good to hear from you. Been watching the Celtics. in reply to LaurenceMaroney #
  • @johncombest My bad – thanks! @MoDavidMJackson. in reply to johncombest #
  • Welcome @publiceyestl The St. Louis city agenda has but only 80 minutes left in Jefferson City, MO. #
  • RT @tonymess: Payback time. @joliejustus is killing Lembke bill that would change petition process. Reading from “Twilight” book. #
  • The Black & White Moves of Rex Sinquefield in USA Today. http://bit.ly/YSR2b Chess in schools. #
  • MO Session Wrapup: Senate is done. Fini. Finished. #MOpolitics #
  • MO Session Wrapup: House done, too. Enjoy your summer fellow cronies! #

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