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Governor’s tax committee establishes sub-committees

Governor’s tax committee establishes sub-committees

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Governor’s Committee for Fair, Simple and Low Taxes continued their work, moving forward in their mission to review Missouri’s taxes. Thursday afternoon’s meeting saw the committee officially set the three sub-committees and assign members to the respective committees, though roughly half of the committee was only able to attend by

Gov.-elect Eric Greitens is backing former U.S. Attorney Todd Graves (second from the right) to be the next chairman of Missouri Republican Party. PHOTO/ Lana Crain - Facebook

Missouri GOP selects Todd Graves as next chairman

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Just two months after a historic election for the Missouri Republican Party, the Missouri Republican State Committee elected its new officers. The GOP swept all seven statewide elections this past November, all while retaining their supermajorities in the House and Senate – a testament to the efforts of the GOP leaders leaving


Senate Leader Names Senate Committee Chairmen

Revamped Committees and Committee Assignments Also Announced for the 2017 Legislative Session JEFFERSON CITY— Senate Leader Ron Richard, R-Joplin, announced today 21 Senate committees that will hold public hearings and draft legislation this session. This year, the committees have been restructured to better hear testimony on the issues that are important to Missourians today. “As


Rep. Don Gosen resigns

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Chesterfield Republican Rep. Don Gosen, chair of the Select Committee on Insurance, resigned his seat today. “I’ve decided to resign from the Missouri House,” Gosen said in a statement to the Missouri Times. “With the current events going on at the Capitol, it’s time for me to focus on my family. I’ll


New House Judiciary Committee chairman looks forward to judicial improvements

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Greene County civil attorney Rep. Kevin Austin, R-Springfield, is the new chairman of the House Judiciary Committee and new member of the Joint Committee on the Judiciary. The Missouri Times caught up with the new chairman immediately after the State of the Judiciary speech to hear his thoughts. “There was one