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Wife: Renee Hulshof
daughters: Casey and Hanna Hulshof
Wife: Georganne Nixon
sons: Jeremiah and Will Nixon
|Wife: Carol Finkenstadt||Wife: Cindy
daughters: Tara, Abby, Rachel, Nellie, Sara, Heather, Cindy, Rebecca, Anne
1980: B.S. in agricultural economics from University of Missouri-Columbia
1983: J.D. from University of Mississippi
1978: B.A. in political science from University of Missouri-Columbia
1981: J.D. from University of Missouri-Columbia
|1983-1987: attended Franciscan University of Steubenville||1972: BA in education from Missouri Valley College
Master's degree in education from Central Missouri State University
PhD in scriptural psychology from Faith Bible College
1983-1986: assistant public defender
1986-1989: assistant prosecuting attorney in Cape Girardeau
1989-1996: Missouri State Assistant Attorney General
1997-present: U.S. Representative of Missouri's 9th Congressional District
1981-1986: attorney, private practice
1986-1992: Missouri Senate
1993-present: Missouri State Attorney General
1982-1987: Contract Programmer, School Office Software Services
1987-1988: Manager of Date Processing, Kirk NationaLease
1988-1990: Programmer, Ohio Kache Systems
1990-1994: Senior Programmer, Vista Chrome, Inc.
1994: Systems Engineer, TML Information Services
1994-1995: Internet Engineer, Tailored Software Services, Inc.
1995-1997: Manager of Software Development, The Printing House, Limited
1997-present: Senior Software Engineer, Simutronics Corporation
1973: engineer, Illinois Central Gulf Railroad
1974-1984: Division 8 President of Locomotive Engineers, Illinois Central Gulf Railroad
1985-1989: teacher, coach, and athletic director at St. Peter's School
1992-1994: independently owned a company that oversaw shipping of items from former U.S.S.R. to the U.S.
1995-1998: Principal and Superintendent of schools in Miami, Mo.
1998-2004: Superintendent of schools in Humansville, Mo
2003-current: minister for the "Shake the Nation" program
Government Ethics: Proposed a six point plan that includes creating an Ethics Advisory Task Force and introducing campaign finance reforms.
Health Care: Use $50 million of new general revenue and $540 million from other sources to provide Health Savings Accounts for 200,000 lower-income citizens. Low-income participants would be required to partially fund coverage up to 5% of their annual income, and the state would subsidize the remainder of the costs.
Education: Supports the Lewis and Clark Discovery Initiative. Wants to increase college scholarship and public school funding without raising taxes.
Government Ethics: Proposed a Performance Review Commission that would evaluate spending in government programs, departments, and agencies
Health Care: Plans to work with small business owners who cannot afford to pay the health insurance of its employers
Education: Proposed the Missouri Promise, a scholarship for qualified students who have completed the A+ program. This scholarships would pay for tuition at a Missouri state university.
Government Ethics: If elected, stated he would run a transparent office and will write a daily updated blog
Education: Believes it is not the government's responsibility to fund higher education but thinks academic scholarships should be available for qualified students.
Taxes: Proposes to use tax money only to "support the essential services of government."
|Government Spending: Believes in a limited government and would cut spending
Seperation of Church and State: Stated it goes against the intention of the Constitution and wants to reinstate prayer in public schools