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Nasheed victim in attempted carjacking

November 22, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Saint Louis, Mo. — State Senator Jamilah Nasheed was the victim of an attempted carjacking at her home on the 4000 block of Olive in St. Louis. According to a police report and Nasheed’s comments to The Missouri Times, a man between 20-25 approached the senator as she was exiting […]

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Hough attends conference in Switzerland

November 20, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Rep. Lincoln Hough (R-Springfield) returned days ago from attending the Young Leaders Conference, held by the American-Swiss Foundation in Rüschlikon, Switzerland from November 8-15. The American Swiss Foundation’s Young Leaders Conference was initiated in 1990 to create person-to-person exchange and foster mutual understanding among the next generation […]

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Economic development project tests new lawmakers

November 18, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

WASHINGTON, Mo. — About a week before his election to the state senate, Dave Schatz was endorsed by the Washington Missourian, one of the larger papers in his Franklin County district. The reason for Schatz’s endorsement was stark in the Oct. 30 editorial. “We endorse him for what he isn’t […]

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Basye enjoyed campaign, looking forward to serving the 47th

November 18, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

ROCHEPORT, Mo. – A tight race for the 47th House District seat ended in an upset. Chuck Basye is the representative-elect, unseating Rep. John Wright – a conversational favorite for statewide office. The 47th District consists of a mixture of urban portion of Boone County and Columbia, but the rural […]

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McCreery returns to House

November 16, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

OLIVETTE, Mo. – Familiar face Tracy McCreery will be returning to the Capitol in January, replacing Senator-elect Jill Schupp in the 88th House District – which is comprised of Creve Coeur, Olivette and Westwood as well as parts of Ladue, Frontenac, Town & Country, Chesterfield and unincorporated St. Louis County. […]

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Roden bringing public safety values to Capitol

November 12, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

LABADIE, Mo. – Representative-elect Shane Roden (R-Hillsboro) is a firefighter and paramedic at Lake Ozark Fire Protection District, Osage Beach Fire District, and the Boles Fire Protection District, as well as a deputy sheriff for Camden County and he plans to take his knack for service to Jefferson City in […]

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Missouri Club for Growth looks to pivot election night wins into legislative success

November 10, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Republicans are still glowing from their election night triumphs across the country. In Missouri, it’s no different, and Missouri Club for Growth is hoping its best election cycle yet will yield tangible legislative results. The organization, which also has a PAC, advocates for tax cuts and […]

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Ruth hopes to bring JeffCo priorities to Jeff City

November 10, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

FESTUS, Mo. – Republican Becky Ruth unseated Democrat Rep. T.J. McKenna last week in her second run for state representative. The retired teacher and current realtor plans to prioritize the Jefferson County Port and education when she comes to the Capitol in January. Ruth formerly served as the state president […]

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5 Questions with Rep. Linda Black

November 10, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – After years of being asked how she could be a Democrat, Rep. Linda Black announced last week that she is switching parties in her final term, choosing to serve as a Republican in the 98th General Assemby. The St. Francois County representative has been a regular […]

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Sifton announces 2016 AG bid

November 09, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

St. Louis, Mo. – Sen. Scott Sifton (D-St. Louis) will announce Monday that he will be running for attorney general in 2016 to replace Chris Koster, who will be reaching the end of his term and seeking a bid for governor. “My legal career began in the Attorney General’s office, […]

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