Segment 1: Ballot measure looks to restrict lobbyists and make legislative districting non-partisan.
The Clean Missouri initiative on the November ballot is so controversial opponents sought to have it removed from the ballot. Today, reporter Jason Rosenbaum and political science professor Debra Leiter explained the multiple goals within the proposed amendment, and the long-term effects it could have on state politics if it passes.
- Jason Rosenbaum, political reporter for St. Louis Public Radio
- Debra Leiter, assistant professor of political science at the University of Missouri-Kansas City
Segment 2, beginning at 25:10: The financial decisions made by young couples and families can reverberate through a lifetime.
For young couples just starting out, financial decisions abound. Are there student loans left to pay off? Should they rent a place or buy? How can they save money? Add children to the mix, and it can seem overwhelming. The Smart Money Experts offered some strategies to help those beginning life together make sound choices.