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LG Parson steps up to respond to floods

LG Parson steps up to respond to floods

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Last week, as flooding affected the southern portion of the state, several statewide officeholders, from Gov. Eric Greitens to State Auditor Nicole Galloway, helped fill sandbags and visit those affected by the rising waters. Lt. Gov. Parson took a different tack, guiding his office to reach out to leaders in flooded

Gov. Eric Greitens and Rep. Kirk Mathews work to fill sandbags in preparation of flooding in the Show-Me State. (Facebook Photo)

Will Missouri be declared a federal disaster zone? It all depends on Trump

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The state of Missouri is still in the process of recovering from deadly flooding that roared through the state last week, but the question on the minds of many is this: will a federal disaster be declared? The Show-Me State has expended all available resources to provide relief to those affected

Gov. Eric Greitens and Rep. Kirk Mathews work to fill sandbags in preparation of flooding in the Show-Me State. (Facebook Photo)

Government officials and private sector both look to provide relief for flood victims

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Days of rain and record levels of swollen rivers devastated the Show-Me State this week, and as Missourians now look to recover, members of the government and private sector are looking provide relief. The floodwaters claimed the lives at least two people in Missouri while wreaking havoc on homes and businesses

Gov. Eric Greitens gives a brief statement moments before signing Sen. Dan Brown's right-to-work bill into law Feb 6, 2017. (Travis Zimpfer/THE MISSOURI TIMES)

Greitens named to Council of Governors by Trump

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Gov. Eric Greitens received good news Monday when he was one of just seven governors named to the Council of Governors by President Donald Trump. The Council of Governors, a bipartisan organization made of state governors, advises on matters of national defense, the national guard and defense support to local authorities.

Photo courtesy of Eric Greitens' Facebook page

Ten Best and Five Worst Days of the Greitens Administration Thus Far

Gov. Eric Greitens rode a wave of Trumpism to the Governor’s Mansion, and combined with the Republican supermajorities in the General Assembly, he has already begun leaving a mark on the state. We took a look at his 10 best days in office that are mostly filled with accomplishments that Republicans have long lusted for,

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Despite absences, Governor’s tax committee close to doing work

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The governor’s new tax committee comes one step closer to having the required four town hall meetings. The Governor’s Committee on Simple, Fair and Low Taxes met on Monday at noon in the Truman Building, with the number of committee members attending in person decreased again this week. In the latest

Release: Auditor Galloway issues compilation of law enforcement federal forfeiture reports

Missouri law enforcement agencies reported receiving and spending $9 million in federal forfeited funds JEFFERSON CITY, Mo (May 1, 2017) Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway has released her office’s compilation of 2016 federal forfeiture reports. Law enforcement agencies that participate in a federal asset forfeiture program must file an annual report with both the Department

Attorney General Josh Hawley at the Federalist Society's Capitol Forum Jan. 23, 2017

Attorney General releases first reports on state’s legal expense fund

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Just over 100 days after taking office, Attorney General Josh Hawley has released monthly reports for the previous three months on the state’s issued funds from the Legal Expense Fund. Hawley on Monday posted reports for January, February, and March of 2017 to the Attorney General’s website, the first time any

Gov. Eric Greitens boards a Lyft vehicle.

This Week in the Governor’s Office: Week of April 24

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – This week, the governor’s office featured far more chalupas than anyone probably thought it would. 1. Thousands of new jobs. 2. Convenient rides for the people. 3. Steak Chalupas. It’s a great day for Missouri. WATCH: pic.twitter.com/O7tJ4ZQP5p — Eric Greitens (@EricGreitens) April 24, 2017 Okay, so it was just the one

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Lt. Gov. Parson meets with new U.S. Secretary of Agriculture

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson welcomed the new U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue to the Show-Me State this week. Friday morning in Kansas City. Former Georgia Gov. Perdue spent Friday morning in Kansas City, visiting the Midwest just a few days after being confirmed by the U.S. Senate. “Secretary Perdue and

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