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The Spirit of Enterprise

The Spirit of Enterprise Award was established in 1990 to recognize legislators who have consistently shown efforts to protect the free enterprise system in Missouri. Our 2015 Spirit of Enterprise Award winners join a prestigious list of Missouri lawmakers whose legislative efforts have helped make Missouri a better place to work and live. Senator Ron Richard Senator Ron Richard has

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Sen. Ron Richard—from alley cat to Senate lion

Growing up in Joplin, State Senator Ron Richard had plenty of opportunities to learn about the hard work required to run a business. His parents, Carl and Norma, owned a bowling alley. Ron, his three brothers, and one sister were all expected to help. Richard remembers cleaning, doing maintenance work, repairing equipment, and even helping run the operation when he

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