http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Dave Spence hoping business savvy will win hearts of MO voters http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/dave-spence-hoping-business-savvy-will-win-hearts-mo-voters <p>The presumptive Republican candidate for Missouri Governor, Dave Spence, says Democrat Jay Nixon is not doing a thing to help grow the state economy.</p><p>Spence is a wealthy St. Louis businessman who made his fortune as a manufacturer of plastic containers.&nbsp; He is a virtual outsider in state politics, having never run for political office before. &nbsp; Spence addressed members of the St. Louis Regional Chamber and Growth Association (RCGA) on Friday.</p><p>Mr. Spence accused Nixon of stifling growth, by imposing layers of unnecessary regulations on the private sector.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 08 Jun 2012 22:06:27 +0000 Adam Allington 3875 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Dave Spence hoping business savvy will win hearts of MO voters