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Ashcroft, Schupp, battle over Amendment 2

October 30, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Saint Louis, Mo. — The razor thin margin that will decide the 24th senate district race will likely be decided in this final week as Republican Jay Ashcroft and Democrat Jill Schupp trade barbs over bills dealing with Missouri’s sex offenders. Earlier today, Ashcroft issued a press released demanding Schupp […]

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General Election 2014: House Tip Sheet (UPDATED)

October 30, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

District 14 (D+2.9) – TOSS UP – Stephanie Isaacson (D) vs. Kevin Corlew (R) MOH ISAACSON: $11,280.00, CORLEW: $24433.65 RAISED ISAACSON: $57,320.61, CORLEW: $48,219.22 In the district currently held by outgoing Rep. Ron Schieber, Corlew breezed through the primary, but Isaacson is a solid contender. About 1,500 more Republicans turned out in the primaries, […]

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VIDEO: Missouri’s 24th Senatorial District Debate

October 28, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Rep. Jill Schupp and Jay Ashcroft square off on the issues. Moderated by Scott Faughn, publisher of The Missouri Times.  

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VIDEO: The Battle for JeffCo – Missouri’s 22nd Senatorial District Panel

October 28, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

A panel of two Democrats, two Republicans discussing the race for Jefferson County. Will Rep. Jeff Roorda or Rep. Paul Wieland win? Featuring: Kevin Engler, state representative and former state senator from St. Francois County Brad Green, executive director – Missouri Republican Senate Committee Scott Faughn, publisher – The Missouri […]

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State Parties bank accounts play different roles in 2014

October 28, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Saint Louis, Mo. — Democratic senate candidates are struggling to keep a fundraising advantage in the state’s two most competitive races as senate Republicans pour huge donations into their own efforts. The Missouri Senate Campaign Committee, a fundraising committee for senate Republicans, is the single largest donor to Republican senate […]

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Stream announces plan to reduce traffic ticket fines

October 27, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Saint Louis, Mo. — Former state representative Rick Stream, the Republican nominee for St. Louis County Executive, told reporters today that he plans on pushing for legislation in the state capitol that would reduce the number of traffic tickets given out by police departments throughout St. Louis. “Some of these […]

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Hampton running for Dunklin County clerk

October 24, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

MALDON, Mo. – Rep. Kent Hampton (R-Malden), a Republican, is currently a representative in of the District 150 , composed of parts of Pemiscot and Dunklin counties. He previously served as state representative for the District 163 before redistricting. Before jumping into an empowering and fruitful career in Missouri politics, […]

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Raise coming for Missouri home care workers

October 20, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Saint Louis, Mo. — The Missouri Home Care Union announced today it reached a tentative agreement with the Missouri Quality Home Care Council that would raise the minimum hourly wage for their workers to $10.15. Home care workers are paid through the state’s Medicaid program and have been in negotiations […]

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Right-to-Life, Dems take issue with Ruth mail piece

October 20, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Saint Louis Mo. — Missouri Right-to-Life believes the Missouri Republican Party deliberately misled Jefferson County voters when they distributed a mailer for House candidate Becky Ruth which features the organization’s logo. MRL does not plan on endorsing Ruth or her Democratic incumbent opponent, T.J. McKenna. Ruth, the challenger to McKenna […]

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2016 Outlook

October 20, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

As a quiet 2014 election cycle winds down, we asked our subscribers how they saw 2016 shaping up for each party and compiled a list of their collective wisdom.    U.S. Senate Republicans Senator Roy Blunt is as safe as any Missouri Senator can be. He is back home during off […]

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