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Welcome to night two of our Legislative Focus Week on Infrastructure in Missouri! Tonight’s topic, one of my personal faves, will be all about Missouri leading with renewable energy.

Renewable energy is the future, and the sooner we can make it the present, the better.
I love Missouri, and I am a firm believer that Missouri will be able to be a leader in renewable energy.

I’m so glad we have groups here like the @MOsierraclub and @sunrisemvmtkc to be strong advocates for climate change and environmental justice.
Here’s an article that outlines a few possibilities in Missouri over advancing our renewable energy initiatives.…
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What I have to say is very important and I ask you to read this all the way through.

About half of our district is the Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula. This is where our aquaculture is and it is very strong.


This area makes its living from the hard labor of our Watermen. They need our support now more than ever. Our Watermen catch and raise marine life from rockfish to oysters. They are small businesses that keep the region going.


They keep many more small businesses thriving. Restaurants, local grocery stores, roadside stands and more sell the fresh catches they bring to us.


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There is a deep-seated reverence for trees in Judaism, expressed in modern times by the afforestation of the land of Israel and the celebration of the festival of Tu Bishvat, the ‘New Year’ for trees, which begins tonight.
There is a story in the Talmud of Honi the Circle-Drawer: One day Honi was journeying on the road and saw a man planting a carob tree.
He asked him, ‘How long does it take for a carob tree to bear fruit?’ The man replied, ‘Seventy years.’ Honi asked, ‘Are you certain that you will live another seventy years?’
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