MOScout Reader Poll: All Star Lobbyists
Mike Reid – MO School Board Assoc - 25.3%
Telecom and Cable Lobbyist
Doug Galloway- CenturyLink - 45.6%
Nikki Strong – MO Health Care Association - 28.4%
Cara Hoover – KCPL - 26.3%
Development / Real Estate Lobbyist
Sam Licklider – MO Realtors - 66.7%
Contract Lobbyist: Best Offense
Mike Gibbons, Trish Workman (Stinson Morrison Heckler) – Charter School Expansion - 40.5%
Contract Lobbyist: Best Defense
Jeff Brooks, Bill Gamble, Jorgen Schlemeier, Sarah Topp (Gamble & Schlemeier) – Liquor Franchise Bill - 43.8%
2012 Top Firm
Gamble & Schlemeier - 42.5%
Rookie of the Year
Sammy Panettiere – 32.9%
Several folks mentioned that SNR Denton, and Penman & Winton were unfortunately overlooked in the nominations for “Top Firm.”
Okay, one more poll, then we’ll put this silliness behind us… A couple questions looking back at the year of 2012, and a couple looking ahead to the 2013. Take it here.
Schmitt in Prime Time
Sen. Eric Schmitt gave the commencement address at his alma mater Truman State University and struck a decidedly different tone than is often heard from Republicans. He focused on service to others and getting involved. The message and tone soudned genuine from Schmitt who seems destined for higher office. See it here
Slay for Mayor - $10,000 from Civic Service Inc.
From the Pelopidas website:
Parker J Bena added Dasco Partners LLP.
Nancie McAnaugh added Leading Age Missouri.