TKC BREAKING NEWS!!! FOR THE WIN: GOVERNOR JAY NIXON ENDORSES REP. JOHN RIZZO FOR MISSOURI STATE SENATE!!!
Kansas City political news hasn't picked up this one so we're calling it breaking and part of a Primary season that hasn't been as eventful as we might have suspected . . . The low-money noob opposition has decided to avoid going negative and only a few social media fans remain after some initial chatter earlier this year. Moreover, this move has DECIDED a Missouri State Senate race that includes part of Kansas City . . .
John Rizzo Earns Support from Governor Nixon
State Representative John Rizzo Receives the Endorsement of Gov. Jay Nixon
Independence, MO – On Monday, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon endorsed State Representative John Rizzo in the Democratic primary for the 11th State Senate District.
“John Rizzo has the honesty, and integrity necessary to be an outstanding State Senator. He has stood shoulder to shoulder with me fighting for working families and has demonstrated the leadership to be a strong advocate for the needs of his community and the people of Missouri,” said Governor Nixon.
“John as fought to increase funding for public education and has been a strong advocate of improving schools and educational opportunities for children in our state. The Missouri Senate needs John Rizzo and that's why I proudly endorse John Rizzo for the Missouri Senate.”
John Rizzo, a Jackson County Democrat, is originally from Jackson County, Missouri, having grown up in part of the 11th Senate District. As a trusted community leader and public servant, John first joined the Missouri House of Representatives to offer local residents an independent and honest voice in Jefferson City. He will continue that public service in the Missouri Senate, ensuring that hard-working families in the local community and throughout Missouri will be protected from harmful, special interests. John has been a long-time member of Communication Workers of America.
“I am honored to have the support of the Governor. The future of Missouri will depend on how the legislature responds to the need for good-paying jobs, quality healthcare, and great schools for our children,” said John Rizzo. “As a member of the State Senate, I will continue to focus on our local community here in Jackson County, as well as making sure that our business climate continues to thrive.”
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