Congressman Sam Graves
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GRAVES SPEAKS AT GLADSTONE CHAMBER
  U.S. Congressman Sam Graves addressed the Gladstone Area Chamber of Commerce tonight. Graves discussed issues important to area businesses, including the health of our current economy. ... more

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Graves Talks with Educators
Congressman convenes Education Coalition
  U.S. Congressman Sam Graves hosted his Education Coalition today at Blue Springs High School. The advisory group talked with the Congressman about issues such as No Child Left Behind and teacher loan forgiveness. Graves reiterated his commitment to educating our children. ... more
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GRAVES SPEAKS AT IMMIGRATION GATHERING
  U.S. Congressman Sam Graves spoke at the Kansas City Candlelight Vigil to Save the American Worker from Guest Worker Amnesty tonight. The assembly was organized by the Federation for American Immigration Reform. ... more

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Graves Wants Simpler Tax System
Congressman’s Advisory Council Holds Meeting
U.S. Congressmen Sam Graves held a Tax Advisory Council meeting today in Smithville. Graves put together a wide-ranging group of Sixth District residents to help him develop a tax code that is simpler and more fair to the average American. ... more
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GRAVES CUTS RIBBON AT NEW EASTSIDE POST OFFICE
  U.S. Congressman Sam Graves took part in a ribbon cutting ceremony at the Grand Opening of St. Joseph’s new Eastside Station Post Office yesterday. ... more

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Facts About Missouri:

  • Admission to Statehood- August 10, 1821
  • Nickname- Show Me State
  • Motto- Salus populi suprema lex esto; The welfare of the people shall be the supreme law.
  • State Seal
  • State Flag
  • Border States:
    Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Tennessee
  • State Tree- Flowering Dogwood
  • State Animal- Missouri Mule
  • State Bird- Blue Bird
  • State Insect- Honeybee
  • State Rock- Mozarkite
  • State Song- Missouri Waltz
  • Area: 69,686 square miles
  • Population: 5,595,211 people
  • Capitol: Jefferson City
  • Largest City (landmass):
    Kansas City
  • Highest Point: Taum Sauk Mountain- 1,772 feet
  • Lowest Point: St. Francis River- 230 feet
  • Number of Presidents from Missouri: 1 - Harry Truman, elected in 1948
  • Number of State Constitutions: 4: 1820, 1865, 1875 and 1945
  • Missouri Day - March 22, 1915, the 48th General Assembly set aside the third Wednesday in October each year as Missouri Day. Missouri Day is a time for schools to honor the state and the people of the state to celebrate the achievements of all Missourians.
 
 
   
 
   
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