The above graph speaks for itself.
No wonder our poverty rate is climbing!
Number of people in poverty: 46.2 million (2011)
Percentage of population in poverty: 15% (2011)
Thank you for your support and votes for my campaign for the Missouri 139th House of Representative’s seat.
Thank you again,
Check out the following link: http://www.news-leader.com/article/20121018/NEWS01/310180043/missouri-house-139. It will take you to an article scheduled to come out in the Springfield News- Leader sometime during the week of Oct 22nd through the 27th.
In it Representative Elmer says he is for school vouchers and doing away with teacher tenure laws.
Please let me know what you think.
Written by: Rance Burger
OZARK — His campaign signs say he wants a better Highway 14.
State representative candidate Bob Rubino insists he approached the Christian County Commission as a private citizen to discuss Missouri 14 highway and the funds that would go into improving it. Continue reading ‘Nixa News-Leader news article on improving Missouri Hwy 14 in Christian County’ »
Following editorial written by me was published by the Springfield News-Leader newspaper on June 23, 2012:
Alex Barnett, a student at Springfield Glendale High School, recently had an editorial titled “Teacher tenure dampens education” published by the Springfield News-Leader. In his editorial he calls for “ending the (teacher) tenure program.”
News Article from the Springfield News-Leader
Sept. 21, 2011
Nixa man wants audit of Christian County Ambulance District
No-bid remodeling project was poor use of tax money, Rubino says.
Bob’s mission is focused on bringing prosperity to
My political goals are:
Let us get Hwy 14, Hwy CC, and Hwy EE improved – it will result in commercial & retail growth in the 139th
Support local businesses and farms that create jobs and a vibrant economy.
Secure fair and adequate funding for our local public schools.
Our schools are HUGE assets for our communities in Christian County. We MUST support them.
As your Representative I will promote
common sense cooperation
and positive solutions
to the complex issues Missouri
and the 139th District face.
E-mail Bob at BobRubino@msn.com
Or call Bob at (417) 848-9295
Paid for by Committee to Elect Bob Rubino, Susan Rubino Treasurer
January 16, 2012
LETTER TO PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS
Missouri faces a budget shortfall of over $500 million in tax revenue for the upcoming fiscal year. In previous years education funding has been cut to address budget shortfalls. I agree with Missouri Senator Jason Crowell, R – Cape Girardeau, who says: “We must stop balancing the budget on the backs of our children through education cuts.” Continue reading ‘Letter to Missouri Public School Teachers’ »
The Missouri State General Assembly failed the citizens of this State. In the legislative session, which ended May 14, 2011, the Senate and House Leaderships said they would concentrate their efforts on improving the State’s economic climate. Continue reading ‘Economic Problems not addressed by Missouri Legislators’ »
I have had my fill of listening to claims by various candidates (including my Republican opponent) about cutting taxes and removing regulations that hamper businesses. None of these claims detail specific taxes or regulations they believe need to be cut or removed. They all appear to be sound bites! Continue reading ‘VAGUE sound bites on cutting taxes and removing regulations’ »
I see various candidate web sites and television commercials talk about reducing regulations on businesses. They claim by reducing regulations the marketplace will foster the development of more businesses. Continue reading ‘Do State Regulations hinder new businesses?’ »
1) Job Growth – As your 139th State Representative I will work to see that businesses have a reason to locate in the 139th. Continue reading ‘Things I want to do as your 139th State Representative:’ »
I am the Democratic candidate for the NEW 139th Missouri Legislative seat. Continue reading ‘Bob Rubino’ »
I have watched our state legislative branch subject Missouri citizens to the Medicaid Follies since the passage of the Medicaid bill of May 2005 (SS/SB 539). This gem of a bill forced 95,000 people off Medicaid Continue reading ‘Medicaid Fraud Must be Addressed by State’ »
State funding for schools has been cut by over $650 million for this year, while tax credits continue to be pushed as the job making / saving knight in shining armor. Well, I believe the knight in shining armor is very tarnished. Continue reading ‘Schools are Critical to the Economic Health of Local Communities and the State’ »