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Promote conservative and responsible lawmaking for Missouri with distinction.

Senator Brattin formerly served as Cass County Auditor after four terms in the Missouri House actively assisting with fiscal accountability and leadership approval for annual state budgets. A process of going line for line through every state department weeding out fraud, waste and abuse. It is critical to apply real accountability measures to government budgets and have an experienced watchdog and leader to protect your hard earned dollars.

Missouri Accountability Portal   Establish the Accountability Portal for Missouri
Transparency is probably one of the most critical checks on whether or not your government is doing their job properly and efficiently with your hard earned tax dollars. The new Accountability Portal allows for anyone and everyone to track and see where every dollar is spent by every department without having to go thru the complicated process of sunshine request, that can be quite costly, and lengthy, or having to sift through mountains of PDF documents.

Control Government Spending   Implement Comprehensive State Budgets
As a proven Conservative, Rick knows it is imperative to adopt budgeting and auditing policies and procedures that set benchmarks for the performance of Every Single Taxpayer Dollar! Making sure that all county offices are utilizing your money to the highest level of effectiveness, at the greatest level of savings to you! With twelve years of experience as a small business owner, Rick knows how important the value of every dollar counts.

State Highest Standards   Hold State Government to Highest Standard
In the modern day and age distrust with government is at an all time high. With the average American working over three and a half months just to pay their tax liability, it is more important than ever to hold our state accountable. Rick will work to weed out state government waste, fraud, and abuse to the Nth degree!