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This Week in Missouri Politics: Lots of trust in Steelman; Richardson makes it clear who runs the house

This Week in Missouri Politics: Lots of trust in Steelman; Richardson makes it clear who runs the house

The new year rang in with every shrieking cries of alarm over a budget deficit that some of the more dramatic put at over $500 million. This led to a great deal of weeping and gnashing of teeth about the apocalyptic budget shortfalls. However, in the end, it came down to the in-home care providers

Release: Senator-Elect Eigel Announces Legislative Staff

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – State Senator Elect Bill Eigel is excited to announce Jacob Scott as Chief of Staff and Carter Ballmann as Legislative Assistant. Jacob, originally from Savannah, Missouri is a graduate of Missouri Western State University, where he served as SGA President and is a School of Education graduate student at the University

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Eigel poised to become strong business advocate in the Senate

ST. LOUIS – The Missouri General Assembly has always been strongly represented in the chamber by senators and representatives with strong ties and connections to the business communities in the St. Louis area, but with the departure of political stalwarts like Sen. Eric Schmitt, Sen. Tom Dempsey, or even former House Speaker Jon Diehl, many

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Senate Tip Sheet: Eight Days Before General Election

The Senate has pretty much broken down into one competitive race and one to keep an eye on. Because Republicans have won so many seats and two of the Democrat-leaning districts have Republican incumbents seeking reelection with Sen. Gary Romine and Sen. Ryan Silvey, the map is very small. Republicans are hoping the 1st and

October Tip Sheet: Senate

COMPETITIVE – 1 SD 19 (D+0.7) OPEN – Schaefer COMPETITIVE This race will be the second most competitive in the entire state after the gubernatorial contest. Rep. Caleb Rowden is an excellent campaigner and can push a message of his being in the majority party where he can keep Mizzou safe from a legislature eager

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Koenig looks towards general election after come-from-behind primary win

ST. LOUIS – The polls leading up to the state Senate race in the 15th District looked grim for Rep. Andrew Koenig. Down nine points to former Rep. Rick Stream just a week out from the election, it appeared that Stream would rejoin the General Assembly after a two year absence. Election night told a

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Eigel hopes to consolidate St. Charles GOP after contentious primary

The Republican primary for the 23rd Senate District was one of the most contentious in the state leading up to Aug. 2. It was a major focus of labor advocates and opponents given the possibility of electing Rep. Anne Zerr, a leading Republican proponent of labor issues, to the upper chamber. At the end of the

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Senate Tip Sheet: 30 Days After Primary

COMPETITIVE – 1 SD 19 (D+0.7) OPEN – Schaefer COMPETITIVE This race will be the second most competitive in the entire state after the gubernatorial contest. Rep. Caleb Rowden is an excellent campaigner and can push a message of his being in the majority party where he can keep Mizzou safe from a legislature eager to wield a

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TWMP: Koenig and Eigel, Kander, and the state treasurer’s race

On Sunday’s episode of This Week in Missouri Politics, host Scott Faughn is joined by two victorious Republican primary winners: Rep. Andrew Koenig and small businessman Bill Eigel. The two discuss their wins over former Rep. Rick Stream and Rep. Anne Zerr, respectively, and what they plan to do when they likely get sworn into

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Eigel defeats Zerr in Senate District 23

ST. CHARLES, Mo. – The labor movement lost another in a dwindling number of Republican labor champions in the General Assembly. Rep. Anne Zerr lost to small business owner Bill Eigel, who also topped Wentzville Judge Mike Carter. Eigel was backed heavily by the Humphreys family, which is well-known for its fight against unions on

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