Category: Capitol Culture

Who’s hot & who’s not: May 13 issue

Sen. Ryan Silvey, R-Kansas City, is HOT Kansas City Senator Ryan Silvey stopped the budget process Thursday with a multiple-hour filibuster. Silvey won the standoff with the appropriations chairman too as an agreement was...

Lobbyist profile: Steve Tilley

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Steve Tilley is no stranger to the Capitol, and with almost an entire session under his belt in his new role, he’s no stranger to lobbying, either. Tilley started Strategic...

Staff profile: Kit Crancer

By Eli Yokley JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Working for Senate President Pro Tem Tom Dempsey, R-St. Charles, is a full-time job for Kit Crancer. As the Dempsey’s legislative director, Crancer is tasked with managing...

From the projects to the Capitol, part two

Sen. Jamilah Nasheed’s history through being a bookstore owner, an activist and eventually, an elected official JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Growing up in south St. Louis City, being one of a dozen female members...

Association profile: Missouri Physical Therapy Association

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri chapter of the American Physical Therapy Association seeks to accomplish three main goals: education, interaction and advocacy. Chris Marsh, chairman of Government Affairs for the association, said the three focus areas...

Keller’s Civil War book debuts tomorrow

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Since January 2, 2011, veteran Columbia Daily Tribune reporter Rudi Keller has written daily articles about what happened throughout Missouri during that calendar date 150 years ago. Keller has written the...

Staff profile: Caroline Lynch

Caroline Lynch, 21, has education in her blood. So it’s not surprising that when she graduated from Kansas State in December 2012, she ended up working for a retired schoolteacher and freshmen state representative,...