Category: Press Release – Government

Governor Greitens takes action on budget bills, tort reform, and announces plan for minimum wage bill

Governor Greitens takes action on budget bills, tort reform, and announces plan for minimum wage bill

Today, Governor Eric Greitens signed several bills and announced his intentions on the standard statewide minimum wage bill. The Governor has signed House Bills 1-13, 17, and 18, the budget bills passed by the...

Release: Greitens signs four bills into law

Release: Greitens signs four bills into law

Governor Eric Greitens has signed four more bills into law. SB 8, sponsored by Senator Brian Munzlinger, decreases government regulations for Missouri loggers and log haulers by giving them the freedom to haul additional...

Release: Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson Commends President Trump for New Trade Agreement Allowing U.S. Beef Exports to China

Release: Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson Commends President Trump for New Trade Agreement Allowing U.S. Beef Exports to China

JEFFERSON CITY – Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson has commended President Donald Trump for a new agreement to allow beef producers in the United States to export their products to China, ending a nearly 14...

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...