Category: Campaigns

Jones announces run for House Speaker

ST. LOUIS — Rep. Caleb Jones, R-California, announced Monday morning his intention of running for Speaker of the House for the coming General Assembly. “The Republican party thrives on competition,” Jones said in a...

Q&A with candidates from the 8th District

  The special election for the 8th congressional district is Tuesday, June 4. —– Democrat Steve Hodges What’s the biggest issue for the 8th District?  Anywhere I travel in the 8th Congressional District, residents...

Gatschenberger to run for Senate

House Speaker Tim Jones, R-Eureka, told a gaggle of supporters and reporters in Columbia Thursday afternoon that he was forming a special commission — made up of legislators and citizens — to study Medicaid during the interim time between legislative sessions.

Roorda off to strong start in Senate District 22

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — One of the most watched Senate races of 2014 is already well underway. State Rep. Jeff Roorda, D-Barnhart, raised $17,000 during the first quarter – ending the period with more...

GOP candidates lead with large “war chests”

— Republican officials emerged from the first fiscal quarter last week with some of the largest campaign war chests. House Speaker Tim Jones, R-Eureka, ended the quarter with just more than $733,000 in the...