Thursday, February 26, 2009

Got a Good Idea? Governor Nixon Wants to Hear It

Posted By on Thu, Feb 26, 2009 at 10:36 AM

Why, that's a fantastic idea! - TRANSFORM.MO.GOV
  • Why, that's a fantastic idea!
On Monday, Gov. Jay Nixon's office launched a Web site asking Missourians to submit ideas and proposals on how to spend the $10 billion the state is expected to receive from the Federal Recovery Act.

By Tuesday, the site -- -- was overflowing with more than 400 ideas and proposals. Today that number stands at more than 1,000.

"I'm thrilled to see so many Missourians participating," said Nixon in a statement earlier this week. "I look forward to reviewing all these suggestions with my Transform Missouri team."

I can't wait for the governor to green-light the two proposals I submitted. The first calls for a gigantic swimming hole in St. Louis. The second would add a kick-ass new tourist attraction to the St. Louis riverfront.

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