We have a great, four-day, 20-city tour taking place Dec. 10 through Dec. 13. On this tour, we will speak to voters, as well as community and business leaders across Missouri to obtain their input about the important issues facing Missouri.
I also will conduct numerous media interviews along the route so all Missouri voters can be informed regarding the challenges and potential solutions confronting their state legislature.
An initial schedule is as follows. A more detailed schedule will be available late
Monday, December 10
8:30 a.m. - Perryville
Meet and greet with former Speaker Steve Tilley at "Hoeckle's Bakery"
10:15 a.m. - Cape Girardeau
Meet and greet at "My Daddy's Cheesecake Café"
12:00 p.m. - Sikeston
Meet and greet at "Carnell's Collision"
3:00 p.m. - Poplar Bluff
Manufacturing plant tour and meet and greet at "Mid-Continent Steel and Wire"
6:00 p.m. - West Plains
Meet and greet at "West Plains City Hall"
Tuesday, December 11
7:30 a.m. - Branson
Breakfast and meet and greet at "Dewey Short Visitor Center" at Table Rock Lake
10:00 a.m. - Lockwood
Meet and greet at "S&H Farm Supply"
12:30 p.m. - Joplin
Lunch and meet and greet at "Granny Shaffer's"
2:30 p.m. - Springfield
Meet and greet at "Prime Trucking"
3:30 p.m. - Springfield
Speaking to "Springfield Chamber of Commerce"
5:00 p.m. - Lebanon
Meet and greet at "The Durham Company"
Wednesday, December 12
8:30 a.m. - Osage Beach
Meet and greet at "Bagnell Dam Association of Realtors"
10:15 a.m. - Jefferson City
Meet and greet at "Mid-America Wireless"
1:15 p.m. - Sedalia
Meet and greet at "Sierra Bullets"
3:30 p.m. - Independence
6:30 p.m. - Columbia
Thursday, December 13
8:00 a.m. - Moberly
Meet and greet at "Best Western Inn"
10:30 a.m. - Palmyra
Meet and greet at "Heimer Construction"
11:30 a.m. - Hannibal
Meet and greet at "Becky Thatcher's"
3:00 p.m. - Washington
5:30 p.m. - Eureka
Ribbon cutting and meet and greet at new "Tim Jones District Headquarters", 137B South Central Avenue in Eureka; refreshments will be served
Editor's Note: Jones was elected to the House in November 2006 and subsequently re-elected in 2008, 2010 and 2012. He was unanimously elected as Speaker in September for the remaining months of the 2012 session, and already was chosen as Speaker-Elect for the 2013-2014 General Assembly. He serves as Representative for the 110th District, which includes portions of Franklin and St. Louis Counties. Jones is an attorney, and currently resides in Eureka with his wife, Suzanne, and two daughters.