Category: Press Release – Government

AG Hawley: We Will Not Let Up in Our Fight to Eradicate Human Trafficking

AG Hawley: We Will Not Let Up in Our Fight to Eradicate Human Trafficking

AG Hawley holds second statewide coalition meeting to continue fight against human trafficking JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley today convened the second meeting of the statewide Human Trafficking Task Force....

New measures in fight against opioid crisis take effect

New measures in fight against opioid crisis take effect

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – This past July, Missouri Governor Eric Greitens signed into law new opioids legislation that goes into effect today, giving Missourians three new tools in the fight against this epidemic. Two...

Missouri activates Blue Alert System

Missouri activates Blue Alert System

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Colonel Sandra K. Karsten, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, announces Missouri’s Blue Alert System is now operational. Senate Bill 34, signed by Gov. Eric Greitens on July 6,...

Greitens announces appointments to boards and commissions

Greitens announces appointments to boards and commissions

Wednesday, Gov. Eric Greitens announced the following appointments.   Board of Private Investigator and Private Fire Investigators Examiners James Heatherly was appointed as a member of the Board of Private Investigators and Private Fire...

Hawley to file motion against Backpage, citing new revelations

Hawley to file motion against Backpage, citing new revelations

ST. LOUIS – Attorney General Josh Hawley filed court documents in St. Louis today with the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri which contain explosive new revelations about Backpage.com’s involvement in...

Peters: “Let Those with Eyes and Hearts See for Themselves”

Peters: “Let Those with Eyes and Hearts See for Themselves”

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – State Representative Joshua Peters, D-76th District, who has requested State intervention at the St. Louis workhouse to remedy unsafe and unsanitary conditions, is now demanding that the city show “real...

Department of Economic Development leads efforts to cut red tape for Missouri businesses

Department of Economic Development leads efforts to cut red tape for Missouri businesses

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — In response to Governor Eric Greitens’ call for state government to review the more than 113,000 regulatory requirements that are currently on state books, the Missouri Department of Economic Development...

Missouri receives high marks for fiscal solvency in new study

Missouri receives high marks for fiscal solvency in new study

State Treasurer Eric Schmitt says state is in good fiscal health but needs to plan ahead JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri is in a strong fiscal condition according to a new study conducted by...