Paul Curtman

Bicycle
3:53 pm
Fri April 4, 2014

Missouri House Weighs Role Of Bike Travel In Transportation Spending

Flickr/Jeremy Noble

Missouri lawmakers are weighing what role bicycles should play in the future of transportation spending. 

A proposed constitutional amendment would raise the state sales tax by a penny to bridge any anticipated shortfalls over the next ten years. Most of the money would be for roads and bridges, but 10 percent could be earmarked by local governments for alternative forms of transportation including bicycle, air, rail, and pedestrian projects.

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Boeing
5:00 am
Fri December 27, 2013

Amid Nationwide Scramble, Missouri Seeks To Stand Out To Nab Boeing's 777X

Credit (Flickr Creative Commons User Andres Rueda)

The opportunity was too good to pass up. 

When Boeing decided to move production of its 777X passenger plane out of Seattle, states across the country were eager to offer their services. Missouri's political and business leaders were no exception.  They simply couldn't miss out on the chance to cement thousands of high-paying jobs for decades to come.

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Politically Speaking
5:15 pm
Thu December 19, 2013

Politically Speaking: Rep. Curtman On Downsizing Government, Boeing And Taxes

Credit Jason Rosenbaum/St. Louis Public Radio

Every week, St. Louis Public Radio and The Beacon's Chris McDaniel joins Jo Mannies and Jason Rosenbaum to talk about the week’s politics. 

State Rep. Paul Curtman, R-Pacific, is this week’s guest on the Politically Speaking podcast, which this week features regulars Jason Rosenbaum and Jo Mannies as hosts. Chris McDaniel is on assignment.

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Downsizing State Govt.
4:21 pm
Fri July 26, 2013

Mo. House Committee On Downsizing State Govt. Submits Findings To Speaker

Mo. State Rep. Paul Curtman (R, Pacific)
Mo. House Communications

The chair of a Missouri House committee looking at ways to downsize state government says they've handed off their findings to the Speaker's office.

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Downsizing State Govt.
7:35 pm
Thu July 18, 2013

Downsizing State Government Tour Ends At Mo. Capitol

The Mo. House Interim Committee on Downsizing State Government holds its final hearing at the Mo. Capitol on July 18, 2013.
Marshall Griffin/St. Louis Public Radio

A Missouri House committee looking at ways to downsize state government wrapped up its three-day tour across the state with three meetings Thursday, in St. Joseph, Columbia, and at the State Capitol in Jefferson City.

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Politics
2:30 pm
Tue July 16, 2013

Touring Committee Seeks Ways To Downsize Missouri State Government

Chris McDaniel, St. Louis Public Radio.

An interim committee kicked off its statewide tour in St. Louis County on Tuesday, gathering small business owners and other citizens to voice their ideas for ways to shrink Missouri's government.

The "Missouri House Committee on Downsizing State Government" is chaired by Rep. Paul Curtman (R-Franklin County).

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Sharia law & Missouri Courts
2:38 pm
Mon March 14, 2011

Mo. lawmakers propose ban on Islamic law

The Thomas Jefferson statue stands on the steps of the Missouri State Capitol Building in Jefferson City, Mo. on Dec. 3, 2010.
(UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Missouri lawmakers have proposed legislation aimed at preventing Missouri courts from applying laws from foreign countries and those based on Sharia, the Islamic religious law.

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