James Harris mentioned in L.A. Times article about the fight against the Global Warming Act of 2006.
Washington Missourian: Making Sure Every Vote Counts, In Mongolia
With the ongoing wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, we hear a lot about bringing democracy to the Middle East. But there is another country in an equally unlikely region where democracy is thriving - Mongolia....read more
Springfield News Leader: Effort to Repeal Tort Reform Dangerous
The fate of tort reform is now in the hands of the Missouri Supreme Court. Oral arguments in Klotz v. St. Anthony's are set for Jan. 14 , and tort reform opponents are champing at the bit for the chance to take down our state's barrier to ridiculously high non-economic damage awards. Indeed, the repeal of tort reform laws by lawyer-influenced courts has become a disturbing national pattern - approximately 138 tort reform statutes have been overturned, according to the American Tort Reform Association...read more
Steelman Under Scrutiny From Tea Party - National Journal
The dominant storyline following former Missouri Treasurer Sarah Steelman's (R) early entry into the 2012 Missouri Senate race was how another Tea Party-versus-establishment showdown was shaping up in the Republican primary if former Sen. Jim Talent (R) also runs. read more
Harris' invited to the UN General Assembly by president of Mongolia
UN VISIT: James Harris, a political operative for former Gov. Matt Blunt and now head of a group that's trying to repeal Missouri's nonpartisan judicial selection plan, was a guest of Mongolian President Ts. Elbegdorj at the United Nations last week. read more..
Press Release: Harris Serves as International Election Observer in Mongolia
May 25, 2009
Ulan Bator, Mongolia – This week, political consultant James Harris joined a group of Americans who traveled to Ulan Bator, Mongolia to serve as official international election observers for their presidential election, which was held Sunday, May 25. Harris joined nearly 90 other individuals from 11 nations in inspecting the election to prevent fraud. He was credentialed as an observer by the General Election Commission of Mongolia, which runs the presidential elections. Harris, along with a Mongolian citizen, visited 25 different voting locations, spoke with election directors about rules that needed to be followed, reviewed election rolls, reported violations to election officials, and oversaw an overnight ballot counting at one location. read more..
Columbia Tribune: Missouri Plan bill spurs 'robo-calls'
The telephone in the office of state Rep. Bill Deeken had been ringing off the hook. Constituents were asking him to rein in out-of-control judges.
The messages prompted Deeken, a Republican from Jefferson City, to switch his vote and support changes in the way Missouri judges are selected. read more