Quality child care, health insurance coverage, and training make it possible for former welfare recipients to get, and keep, jobs.

— Mel Carnahan

The most valuable Mel Carnahan quotes that will activate your desire to change

For our welfare reform efforts to be successful, we must empower local charitable organizations with the resources to address their local community needs.


Although our war on drugs must be fortified with the best laws, enforcement efforts and resources, we would not be successful without your individual commitment to this cause.


For the past seven years we have been cracking down on crime in Missouri, passing tougher laws for drug crimes and sex offenses and requiring prisoners to serve more time.


Parents are key when it comes to keeping kids off drugs.

Good parenting is the best anti-drug we have.


Declining welfare rolls and increasing work participation rates demonstrate that Missouri is moving people away from welfare dependency and into jobs.


Preserving and protecting the state tobacco settlement funds is the nation's Governors highest priority.


We are aware that many national farm organizations are putting forth various plans to provide both short- and long-term relief to our nation's agricultural producers. While we believe long-term solutions are essential, the current situation demands a more immediate response.

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