Category: Press Release – Government

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

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...

Ashcroft Announces Two Securities Orders  Calling for Nearly $500,000 in Restitution; $50,000 to Investor Education Fund

Ashcroft Announces Two Securities Orders Calling for Nearly $500,000 in Restitution; $50,000 to Investor Education Fund

  Jefferson City, Mo. — Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft announced two Consent Orders issued by the Securities Division involving nearly $500,000 in restitution to victims and a $50,000 payment to the Secretary of State’s...

Release: State Treasurer Eric Schmitt Announces Disaster Relief Program for Farmers and Small Businesses Impacted by Perryville Tornado

Release: State Treasurer Eric Schmitt Announces Disaster Relief Program for Farmers and Small Businesses Impacted by Perryville Tornado

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri State Treasurer Eric Schmitt today announced the activation of a disaster relief program for Perry County farmers and small businesses affected by severe weather on February 28. The Harmed-area...

Senators Chappelle-Nadal and Nasheed call on St. Louis Police Retirement System to divest from Russia

Senators Chappelle-Nadal and Nasheed call on St. Louis Police Retirement System to divest from Russia

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Following the abrupt resignation earlier this month of national security adviser Michael Flynn because of his ties with Russia, Missouri State Senators Maria Chappelle-Nadal and Jamilah Nasheed are calling on...

Missouri Earthquake Awareness Month focuses on earthquake risk and disaster preparedness

Missouri Earthquake Awareness Month focuses on earthquake risk and disaster preparedness

Southeast Missouri is at the center of the New Madrid Seismic Zone, the most active seismic area east of the Rocky Mountains JEFFERSON CITY – Gov. Eric R. Greitens has proclaimed February as Earthquake...

Release: Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson Commends Missouri Senate and House for Swift Passage of Right-to-Work Legislation

Release: Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson Commends Missouri Senate and House for Swift Passage of Right-to-Work Legislation

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson has commended the Missouri Senate and House of Representatives on their swift passage of a right-to-work law. The Senate passed the legislation January 26 on a vote...

Secretary Ashcroft appoints Co-Directors of Elections Division

Secretary Ashcroft appoints Co-Directors of Elections Division

Jefferson City, Mo. — Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft announced the appointments of Brandon Alexander (R) and Chrissy Peters (D) as Co-Directors of the Elections Division. As the State’s Chief Election Official, Ashcroft is...

Gov. Greitens sets date for special election to fill vacant Missouri Senate seat

Gov. Greitens sets date for special election to fill vacant Missouri Senate seat

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Gov. Eric Greitens has set Aug. 8, 2017, as the date for a special election to fill the seat for the 28th District (portions of Benton, Cedar, Dallas, Hickory, Laclede, Pettis, Polk, and...