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Those Darn Campaign Promises!

July 31st, 2009 by mopns · No Comments

K.C. Star: Rally in KC urges governor not to cut funds for social services:

“Britney Sawyer is a Kansas City mother of four with another child on the way….Sawyer was among more than 100 people, including social workers, teachers and religious leaders, who rallied Thursday evening in front of Operation Breakthrough at 31st Street and Troost Avenue because they fear deep cuts to social services in Missouri.

Gov. Jay Nixon has proposed $60 million in cuts to balance the state budget, and protesters think $20 million will come from the Department of Social Services.” Read more…

Sounds like another “Do as I say…Not as I do” for “Gov. Nasty”. Didn’t Nixon campaign against Medicaid and welfare cuts?

Nixon campaign website:

“Nixon has built his gubernatorial bid on reversing Blunt’s Medicaid cuts. “It’s a huge, fundamental public policy mistake made by Matt Blunt, and he hasn’t fixed it, and he’s had the opportunity to — that’s what’s so frustrating for the people who are hurting out there,” Nixon said in an interview with The Associated Press at the start of 2008.” Read more…

 KY3 Political Notebook (12/7/09)

“If you work and are willing to work, you should be rewarded for that conduct, not penalized for that conduct,” Nixon said, while he was meeting with a half of dozen people who were forced from the Medicaid rolls back in 2005.

“You certainly have to expand eligibility back to people, especially people who are willing to work because you get something for that,” he added. “It’s a mess, it’s just a mess.” Read more…



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  • 1 Robert Gipson // Jul 31, 2009 at 7:07 pm

    Please pass this on. Federal law suit filed against Gov Jay Nixon. I know that there are many more people abused by DSS/CPS, police, case workers, etc. Jay Nixon has failed our children as has Missouri Family Services.

    CASE NUMBER 09-4136-cv-c-nkl

    Gipson vs JAy Nixon et al
    Filed July 17, 2009


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