WALLINGFORD OFFERS STATEMENT ON DECISION OVERTURNING MEDICAL MALPRACTICE CAPS

Representative Wayne Wallingford has released the following statement on today’s 4-3 Missouri Supreme Court decision overturning the medical malpractice caps.

“I am outraged by the carelessness of the Missouri Supreme Court’s decision to ignore decades of precedent by overturning the cap on non-economic damages, which was a key part of our state’s medical malpractice reform laws.  This decision will reduce the availability of quality healthcare here in southeast Missouri by drastically inflating malpractice insurance rates, which will discourage doctors from practicing in rural areas or small …

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WALLINGFORD RECEIVES MISSOURI EAGLE FORUM ENDORSEMENT

(CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO) – Representative Wayne Wallingford, a conservative Republican running for State Senate in the 27th District, has announced that Missouri Eagle Forum has endorsed his campaign.  This endorsement adds to the long line of conservative groups, including Missouri Right to Life and Concerned Women for America, which have endorsed the Wallingford campaign.

“It is an honor to receive the endorsement of Missouri Eagle Forum.  Eagle Forum is the gold standard of conservative organizations, and I truly appreciate all of the trailblazing work that the …

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SENATOR CROWELL ENDORSES WALLINGFORD FOR SENATE

(CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO) – Representative Wayne Wallingford has been endorsed by Senator Jason Crowell in the race to be the next Senator for the 27th District.

“I truly appreciate this support from Senator Crowell.  He has served as an admirable voice for our district during his eight years representing southeast Missouri, and it is an honor to receive his support,” said Wallingford.  “Like Senator Crowell, I will work hard to be a conservative leader in the Missouri Senate.”

“Wayne Wallingford has my support in the upcoming election.  …

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WALLINGFORD AWARDED MISSOURI FARM BUREAU FRIEND OF AGRICULTURE AWARD

(CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO) – Representative Wayne Wallingford, a conservative Republican lawmaker who is running to be the next State Senator for southeast Missouri, has announced that he has received the Missouri Farm Bureau’s 2012 Friend of Agriculture Award.

“Agriculture is the backbone of Missouri’s economy, and I will always do all that I can to protect this important industry.  Family farmers are essential to Missouri, and government should work to get out of the way to help them succeed, not overwhelm them with regulations that force …

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WALLINGFORD RESPONDS TO GOVERNOR NIXON’S VETO OF RELIGIOUS LIBERTY BILL

(CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO) – Representative Wayne Wallingford, a conservative Republican candidate for the office of State Senator in the 27th District, has issued the following statement on Governor Nixon’s veto of SB749, the bill which would protect the religious freedoms of Missouri employers by preventing them from being required to comply with the federal government’s requirement that insurance plans cover procedures like abortion and contraception.

“This is an unconscionable decision by Governor Nixon.  I urge Speaker Tilley to make this bill the first item on the …

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WALLINGFORD RECEIVES CONCERNED WOMEN FOR AMERICA ENDORSEMENT

(CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO) – Representative Wayne Wallingford, a conservative Republican candidate for the office of State Senator in the 27th District, has received the endorsement of Concerned Women for America of Missouri.

“I am honored that Concerned Women for America of Missouri has chosen to endorse my campaign.  I admire the hard work that CWA has put into defending traditional values and common sense, and it is truly humbling to be recognized by this prestigious organization,” said Wallingford.  “If elected, I will continue working to protect …

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STATEMENT FROM WAYNE WALLINGFORD REGARDING SUPREME COURT DECISION TO UPHOLD OBAMACARE LAW

(CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO) – Representative Wayne Wallingford, a candidate running for the Republican nomination to be the next State Senator for the 27th District, has released the following statement regarding the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the federal healthcare law known as Obamacare.

“This law is an example of liberalism gone too far.  Obamacare shows that there is a clear difference between liberals and conservatives and how we view the role government should have in our lives, and I am very disappointed that the Supreme Court …

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WALLINGFORD RECEIVES MISSOURI RIGHT TO LIFE ENDORSEMENT

(CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO) – Representative Wayne Wallingford, a conservative Republican candidate for the office of State Senator in the 27th District, has received the exclusive endorsement of Missouri Right to Life PAC (MRL PAC) in recognition of his consistently pro-life voting record.

“It is an honor to receive the endorsement of Missouri Right to Life, the preeminent pro-life organization in our state,” said Wallingford.  “If elected, I will continue to make protecting the sanctity of life my top priority.  My values are my compass, and I …

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PRESS ADVISORY: WAYNE WALLINGFORD AND MISSOURI RIGHT TO LIFE TO MAKE MAJOR PRO-LIFE ANNOUNCEMENTS ON JUNE 26

Representative Wayne Wallingford, a conservative Republican candidate for the office of State Senator in the 27th District, and representatives of Missouri Right to Life will be holding press conferences in Cape Girardeau County and Perry County on June 26 to make major pro-life announcements.  Details follow.

Cape Girardeau County

WHERE:         Cape Girardeau Common Pleas Courthouse Steps, Cape Girardeau
WHEN:           2:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 26
WHAT:           Press Conference Regarding Major Pro-Life Announcement
 

Perry County

WHERE:         Gazebo at the Perry County Courthouse in Perryville
WHEN:           3:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 26
WHAT:           Press Conference Regarding Major …

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WALLINGFORD RECEIVES ENDORSEMENT OF MISSOURI NURSES ASSOCIATION PAC

Wayne Wallingford, a conservative Republican running for the office of State Senator in the 27th District, has received the endorsement of the Missouri Nurses Association PAC (MONA-PAC).

“I really do appreciate the support of the Missouri Nurses Association PAC and the many southeast Missouri nurses who belong to the organization.  In the House, I have worked to improve our healthcare system using responsible methods, not government mandates, and I will continue this important work if I am elected to the Missouri Senate,” said Wallingford.  “I received …

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