This Week in Missouri Politics – January 31, 2016

On Sunday’s This Week in Missouri Politics, U.S. Congressman Jason Smith from Southeast Missouri joins host Scott Faughn as the week’s featured guest. Smith talks about his time and efforts so far in Washington D.C., including his participation in the steering committee, the fight against a possible state park in Oregon County, and why Smith wants to see Florida Sen. Marco Rubio win the Republican nomination.

On This Week’s opinion maker panel, Eapen Thampy of Heartland Priorities, Husch Blackwell senior counsel Jay Atkins, Rep. Bryan Spencer, and state Sen. Jamilah Nasheed to speak about Nasheed’s sex trafficking bill, the St. Louis earnings tax, the growing possibility of medical marijuana in the state of Missouri, and the weekly discussion on the presidential race.

This Week in Missouri Politics can be viewed Sunday mornings on KRCG in Mid-Missouri at 6:00 a.m., KTVO in Northeast Missouri at 9:30 a.m., KBSI in Southeast Missouri at 10:00 a.m., KDNL in St. Louis at 11:00 a.m., and watched online Sunday afternoons at