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Candidates for Attorney General


By: Chris Dunn and Juana Summers
State Capitol Bureau

Mike Gibbons
Republican
Mike Gibbons
Chris Koster
Democrat
Chris Koster
Profiles: Get It Get It
Leg. Record: Get It Get It
Web site: http://www.michaelgibbons.com http://www.chriskoster.com
Age: 49 43
Family:

Wife: Elizabeth Gibbons

children: Danny and Meredith Gibbons

Ex-wife: Rebecca Bowman Nassikas (married 1993-2006)

Education:

Westminster College

St. Louis University School of Law

1987: B.A. in liberal arts from the University of Missouri

1991: J.D. from the University of Missouri Law School

2002: M.B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis

Job History:

1986: Kirkwood City Council

1992-2000: Missouri House of Representatives

2001-present: Missouri State Senate

practices law with Stinson, Morrison, Hecker L.L.P.

1991-1993: Assistant Attorney General for the Office of the Missouri Attorney General

1993-1994: attorney in Kansas City

1994-2004: Prosecuting Attorney of Cass County

2004-present: Missouri State Senate

Key Issues:

Safety: increase funding to fight crime and increase inter-agency relationships to strengthen communities

Immigration: further enforce state and national immigration laws, including those restricting illegal immigrants

Consumer Protection: plans to prosecute Internet criminals and work against solicitors targeting college students, senior citizens and low-income people.

Worker's Rights: will work against against employers who violate workers' rights

Environmental Protection: will enforce the state's environmental laws and policies, specifically those regarding pollution.

Sources: Campaign web site, Missouri Senate web site Campaign web site, Koster's campaign


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