Blunt Appoints New Board of Education Member

1 decade 2 years 4 months ago Friday, June 08 2007 Jun 8, 2007 Friday, June 08, 2007 3:18:14 PM CDT June 08, 2007 in News
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Governor Blunt today announced his nomination of Democrat Derio Gambaro of St. Louis to the state board. Gambaro also ran for the state Senate last year but lost in a crowded primary to Jeff Smith. Smith now would have to sign off on Gambaro's nomination to the board, but Gambaro can begin serving until lawmakers return in January. Smith blocked an earlier Blunt appointment to the board, a woman who has been a big supporter of school vouchers. Donayle Whitmore-Smith of St. Louis also faced opposition from public school teacher and administrator organizations.

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