Mosley hopes to oust party-switching English

House race in Florissant pits Democrat against a Democrat-turned-independent FLORISSANT, Mo. – Less than a week before the Aug. 2 primary election, Rep. Keith English, I-Florissant, announced that he would refile to run for his seat in House District 68. Ten months earlier, he had announced he would not seek re-election to pursue an unnamed

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St. Louis Regional Chamber awards anti-SJR 39 and pro-business legislators

ST. LOUIS – Last week, the St. Louis Regional Chamber awarded six legislators the title of “Chamber Champion” for their work in defeating SJR 39. Reps. Mike Colona, Jim Hansen, Jeremy LaFaver, Sharon Pace, Caleb Rowden and Anne Zerr were the six representatives who voted against the controversial “religious liberties” measure in the Emerging Issues Committee in April. The

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PSC approves KCP&L GMO rate case agreement

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri Public Service Commission approved a stipulation agreement in the Kansas City Power and Light – Greater Missouri Operations (GMO) rate case, among other items approved at Wednesday’s agenda meeting. The GMO rate case was required under the fuel adjustment charge. They must submit a rate case every four years.

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The Morning Meeting keeps Northeast Missouri informed on state politics

QUINCY, Il. — In Northeast Missouri, coverage of the state can be hard to come by. In fact, most news coverage comes from Quincy, Illinois, across the Mississippi River. On the radio, WTAD AM 930’s The Morning Meeting provides consistent coverage of Missouri politics for areas including Hannibal. The show, airing from 10 to 11


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Amid contentious week, Koster and Greitens attend first head-to-head forum

BRANSON, Mo. – A governor candidate’s forum held by the Missouri Press Association in Branson provided the first in-person confrontation between Democrat Chris Koster and Republican Eric Greitens after a week of head-to-head conflict. Leading up to the debate, polls from The Missouri Times have shown Greitens falling farther behind the attorney general. Greitens went on