My Daily Missouri News Collection for Resource

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Daily as I read Missouri news, I aggregate that information online using a program called Flipboard. Flipboard makes it easy for me to archive news articles, that I can then reference back to when needed. I’m still learning about and working toward ways that this can better be of use. I encourage you to explore Flipboard […]

Missouri Democrats Re-Elect Chairman This Weekend

Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster leads the committee in a brainstorm discussion

On Saturday, February 7, 2015, Missouri Democrats from throughout the state traveled to Jefferson City for a state committee meeting where we elected officers and had great discussion. Click here to read the MDP Press Release We started the morning in caucus meetings. Naturally, I chose to join the Women’s Caucus, where Chairwoman Paula Willmarth […]

Dialogue: Ethics Legislation, New Cancer Center, & KC Superbowl

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On this week’s edition of Dialogue with Senator Paul LeVota, the senator sits down with Independence Mayor Pro Tem Chris Whiting and regular guest Courtney Cole to discuss the week in Missouri politics. House Approves Reducing Employment Benefits The House of Representatives on Feb. 4 voted 112-47 in favor of legislation that would cut unemployment […]

Coffee with Courtney – January 4, 2015

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Coffee with Courtney has been developed as another way of reaching out with a compilation of political news stories throughout the week. Plus, it gives me an excuse to drink more coffee! Grab a cup and enjoy!

Missouri video shows suspect kicked in head, questioning police brutality

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The Kansas City Star released a video of a mid-Missouri drug task force detective kicking a restrained suspect in the head, which has led to questions surrounding police brutality. To read more information regarding this story, click here. Anyone serving in a field to protect people, that is so willing to hurt another human being, should […]

My Trip Through The White House in Pics!


Congressman Emanuel Cleaver and his team were kind enough to arrange for Senator Paul LeVota and I to go through the White House while we are in town. The Holiday decorations were beautiful throughout every room. We listened while holiday songs were sung by one of the Secret Service men and his band of jazz musicians. […]

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