Dave Spence, the Republican nominee for Governor, has been endorsed by the Missouri Farm Bureau’s regional political action committees.
Both Spence and Democratic incumbent Jay Nixon spoke to Farm Bureau members from across the state at a forum in Jefferson City today. Spence told them that his business background will translate well in handling agricultural issues.
“If you want an advocate to stand up to the (Mo. Dept. of Natural Resources) and the (Environmental Protection Agency) and all the crazy regulations that come out of DC by bureaucrats who have no idea what’s going on in the real world, I’ve got your back," Spence said.
If you've noticed your grocery bill has gotten higher lately, you're not imagining things.
Food prices in Missouri rose in the fourth quarter of 2011, according to the Missouri Farm Bureau's year-end Marketbasket Survey.
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