“The growth in federally mandated state spending continues to increase the size of state government and threaten strategic investments in Missouri's future. It's time to modernize Missouri state government to do more with less through technology, innovation, and a little more Missouri common sense.
Join our effort to #ModernizeMO by submitting your idea TODAY of how you think we can reduce the size of government and unleash the potential of our great state. Submit your idea below or on Facebook and Twitter with the hashtag #ModernizeMO.”
Missouri House Budget Chairman
Create and/or Publicize incentives for innovative companies to do business in Missouri bringing technology companies and training to Missouri.
Create an online data base where Highly Qualified MO educators can be encouraged to submit questions that DESE can use to write those assessments. Missouri is full of teachers who know their stuff! Let's utilize them!
Update the antiquated electronic tax payment system. Allow individuals and businesses to pay taxes electronically for free from their bank account.
Encourage competition between public and private schools! Put education back into the hands of their primary educator .