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Transform Jefferson City

Your Opinion: Let’s join together to move forward

Dear Editor: To opponents of Transformation — congratulations on sending your message that the Transformation sales tax was not what you had in mind for progress.

Your Opinion: Chamber still can fund projects

Now that the Transformation Tax issue has been defeated, the Chamber of Commerce has a golden opportunity to demonstrate the depth of its convictions.

Your Opinion: Pursue proposed innovation center

It’s likely that when you read this, the people of Jefferson City will have spoken on the issue of Transformation.

Transform Jeff City sales tax defeated

Voters in Jefferson City have defeated the Transform Jeff City half-cent sales tax for economic development.

Your Opinion: Campaign co-chairs outline opportunities

On Feb. 7, we have the opportunity to move our community forward.

Your Opinion: Mayor: Initiative a ‘game changer’

As your mayor, I would like to encourage you to vote yes for Transformation on Feb. 7.

Your Opinion: Proposal unfairly assists downtown

The Transformations tax will unfairly support merchants downtown at the expense of stores elsewhere in the city. More citizens shop on the western and eastern sides of the Jefferson City, but all of the beautification money would be spent promoting downtown.

Your Opinion: Regressive tax will aid boondoggle

The Transformation project has two main things wrong with it.

Your Opinion: Data demonstrates we must act

The past two years have been focused on a single goal: exploring the Transformation projects to determine whether our community is ready to move forward in a dramatic way.

Your Opinion: Will tax adversely affect school district?

On Jan. 18 a story ran in the News Tribune covering the school board meeting the night prior.

Your Opinion: Continue tradition of investing in future

As one of many business owners in our community, my faith in the future of Jefferson City has kept me investing locally in equipment, inventory and personnel.

Your Opinion: Transformation a step toward tomorrow

The Transformation project can be a win/ win for Central Missouri.

Your Opinion: Support based on children’s future

I grew up and took a lot of pride in my hometown, St. Louis.

Your Opinion: City can participate in MSP project

Less than two weeks into my first legislative session in 1991, I was invited to the second floor in the Capitol for discussion with staff from Gov. Ashcroft’s office regarding the archaic Missouri State Penitentiary.

Your Opinion: Initiative promotes viable reuse of St. Mary’s

As St. Mary’s Health Center prepares to embark on the largest construction project Jefferson City has ever seen, we’re also quite mindful of the facility we’re leaving behind on the bluff overlooking downtown.

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