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With Parks, Soil and Water Tax renewal on the ballot, traditional foes become allies

With Parks, Soil and Water Tax renewal on the ballot, traditional foes become allies

Controversy oftentimes creates headlines because drama naturally lends itself to storytelling. When two disparate groups clash on fundamental values, it can lead to a compelling story. However, too often in media of all kinds, tales of cooperation go unnoticed. It just so happens that this November’s ballot will contain the product of one of the

Eric Greitens campaign rally Aug. 27

Greitens finishes cross-state campaign office tour

COLUMBIA, Mo. — The Republican nominee for governor, Eric Greitens, wrapped up his three-day tour of the state Saturday making stops in the St. Louis area, Columbia, Rolla and Cape Girardeau. Former Greitens rival Catherine Hanaway joined Greitens in St. Louis to show of solidarity and support for the Republican ticket. Hanaway lost to Greitens


Missouri Democrats look to reorganize, increase rural involvement

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Over the course of the next month, the Missouri Democratic Party will reorganize its operations, holding elections for people hoping to get more involved in the party structure. The biennial process entails elections at levels ranging from county to statewide, taking place mostly from the middle of August to mid-September. County


Farm Bureau releases State Fair straw poll results

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Farm Bureau released the results of their traditional election year State Fair straw poll Thursday. The poll asked fair attendees who they would vote for on the Nov. 8 ballot for U.S. Senate, governor, lt. governor, attorney general and whether they supported the continuation of the 1/10th cent state parks

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Teachers, pork farmers rally behind Koster

ST. LOUIS – The Missouri Pork Association announced their endorsement of Chris Koster for governor Thursday on the heels of a coalition of teachers declaring Republican opponent Eric Greitens “wrong for Missouri.” “I am proud and deeply honored to receive the endorsement from Missouri’s pork producers,” Koster said. “The Missouri Pork Association is an outstanding

RELEASE: Chris Koster Endorsed by the Missouri Pork Association

St. Louis – Today, the Missouri Pork Association announced their endorsement of Chris Koster’s campaign for governor. The association represents thousands of Missourians working in the pork industry, from large commercial operations to small family farms. Attorney General Koster delivered the following statement regarding the endorsement: “I am proud and deeply honored to receive the


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 25, 2016 CONTACT: Kristin Sosanie,     JEFFERSON CITY, MO — This morning, as students head back to school, Missouri teachers held a news conference on the importance of education in this year’s gubernatorial race — launching “Teachers for Koster” and saying that Eric Greitens is Wrong for Missouri.  

Catherine Hanaway speaks at a campaign stop in Holts Summit July 7, 2016.

Hanaway joins Trump’s call to investigate Clinton Foundation

ST. LOUIS – Former House Speaker Catherine Hanaway has voiced her support for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s proposed investigation into Hillary Clinton’s tenure as Secretary of State. Earlier this week, the Associated Press reported that many people who donated to the Clinton Foundation met or had phone calls with Clinton while she led the

Release: Columbia Professional Firefighters Endorse Stephen Webber for Senate in Unanimous Vote

“Exactly the kind of leader we need in the State Senate. We’re proud to stand with him.” Columbia, MO — Columbia Professional Firefighters Local 1055 announced today that Stephen Webber has received their endorsement to be Mid-Missouri’s next State Senator. “Columbia firefighters voted unanimously to support Stephen Webber because we know him, he knows us,

Release: Schmitt Announces ‘Pro-Second Amendment Coalition’ in Campaign for Missouri Treasurer

            Glendale, Missouri – Sen. Eric Schmitt’s campaign for state treasurer today announced his “Pro-Second Amendment Coalition,” a grassroots coalition to help inform Missourians about his strong and unyielding support for Missourians’ Second Amendment rights.             Members of Schmitt’s “Pro-Second Amendment Coalition” include: Matt Blunt – Greene County Rick Brattin- Cass County