President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner spoke to the nation last night about the stalled debt-ceiling negotiations. Congress must reach an agreement by Aug. 2 to raise the debt ceiling or the United States will default on its debt.
Here’s how to contact Missouri’s senators:
Here are the House districts for Ozarkers:
- 4th District (including Webster, Dade, and northern Polk counties), Rep. Vicky Hartzler: (Web) Phone: (202) 225-2876
- 7th District (including Greene, Christian, western Taney, Stone, Lawrence, and southern Polk counties), Rep. Billy Long: (Web) Phone: (202) 225-6536
- 8th District (including eastern Taney, Ozark, and Douglas counties), Rep. Jo Ann Emerson: (Web) Phone: (202) 225-4404
- OzarksFirst: Wonders of Wildlife must provide city with annual updates. Monday night, the Springfield City Council amended its contract with the Wonders of Wildlife museum. One change: The museum must now file annual updates with the city.
- News-Leader: Two books pulled from Republic school library shelves. The Republic school board voted to remove “Slaughterhouse-Five” by Kurt Vonnegut and “Twenty Boy Summer” by Sarah Ockler from the school curriculum and library.
- KY3: Lebanon mayor fights to keep job. Lebanon Mayor C.P. Craig is fighting to keep his job. Voters will decide his fate in a recall vote next week.
- KSMU: Justice Roundtable reviews successes, failures. The Springfield-Greene County Safety and Justice Roundtable presented its two-year update on public safety and the local criminal justice system to local leaders on Monday. (Other coverage: KSPR)
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