Monthly Archives: March 2014

Candidate and Ballot Issue Forum

Candidate and Ballot Issue Forum
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
6:30 p.m. (refreshments at 6:00 p.m.)
Columbia Public Library

This Forum will feature Columbia First Ward candidates Ginny Chadwick and Bill Easley, and candidates for the Columbia School Board.
Fifth Ward Councilwoman Laura Nauser is running unopposed and will not be part of the forum, however she plans to attend
and will be available to talk to individuals.

Columbia School District Superintendent Chris Belcher will present information on the school bond issue.
And Boone County Fire District Chief Scott Olsen will present information on the Fire District bond issue.

There will be opportunity for questions from the audience.

KFRU will broadcast the forum live and Renee Hulshof will be our moderator.

The Columbia Public Library is co-sponsoring this event.

League members and the public are encouraged to attend!

Missouri’s Sunshine Law: Shining a Light on Government

Forum on Missouri’s Sunshine Law: Shining a Light on Government”

Wednesday, March 12, 2014
7:00 p.m. (refreshments at 6:30 p.m.)
Columbia Public Library

Guest speaker: Attorney Nathan Nickolaus, Missouri Department of Economic Development. He is a former municipal attorney for Jefferson City and author of “The Sunshine Law” published by the Missouri Bar.

Questions we will consider are: What are the specific provisions of this law? How well is it working? What are some recent cases in which the public has benefited from open government? and more.

A Q/A session will follow.

Jim Robertson, managing editor, Columbia Daily Tribune, will facilitate the program.

Everyone in attendance will receive a copy of the latest booklet on the Sunshine Law from the Missouri Attorney General.

CAT-TV Program

“What is the Real Cost of Not Expanding Medicaid?”

Wednesday, March 5th at 7:00 p.m.
(Mediacom Channel 85; Charter Communications Channel 983; and CenturyTel Prism Channel 601)

Dr. Stephen Keithahn, Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine and Pediatrics at MU and Medical Director, Woodrail General Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Thomas McAuliffe, Director of Health Policy at the Missouri Foundation of Health
Steven Renne, Vice President of Children’s Health and Medicaid Advocacy, Missouri Hospital Association
Jim Robertson, managing editor, Columbia Daily Tribune will moderate

This program will also be replayed:
7 am on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday and 7:30 pm on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.