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Ten Best and Five Worst Days of the Greitens Administration Thus Far

Ten Best and Five Worst Days of the Greitens Administration Thus Far

Gov. Eric Greitens rode a wave of Trumpism to the Governor’s Mansion, and combined with the Republican supermajorities in the General Assembly, he has already begun leaving a mark on the state. We took a look at his 10 best days in office that are mostly filled with accomplishments that Republicans have long lusted for,

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Greitens outlines plans in State of the State address

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – In his first address to Missouri’s General Assembly, Gov. Eric Greitens renewed his call to lead the Show-Me State in a new direction. The political outsider’s first State of the State address consisted of a number of GOP reforms, while noticeably lacking any discussion of the state’s budget, typically a major

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5 THINGS… Greitens could mention in the State of the State

The newly-elected Governor showed that he may be one of the best orators to hold the office in a generation with his inaugural, but his address certainly wasn’t long on details. Inaugural addresses typically aren’t and the thousand people standing outside were likely grateful for the brevity. However, those who listen to a State of

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House Budget Committee awaits Greitens budget in the midst of shortfalls

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri’s budget has been one of the top concerns for many with the start of the legislative session, and the first meeting of the House budget committee revealed new changes and issues that will have to be handled in a short amount of time. The House Budget committee features a new

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Greitens puts freeze on all ‘job-killing’ regulations with executive order

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Just 24 hours after being sworn in, Gov. Eric Greitens has signed another executive order. On Tuesday, the governor appeared in a Facebook video, standing in his office, surrounded by boxes which he said were full of regulations that Missourians have to deal with. Gov. Greitens said his latest executive order

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Inauguration Day 2017: What you should know

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — We’re a little over one week away from the inauguration of Missouri’s next governor and the preparations are all coming together. Greitens’ senior adviser outlined the details and plans for the inauguration during a conference call on Thursday morning. The inaugural ceremonies will begin with a week of service starting on Tuesday,

Eric Greitens speaks at a campaign event at the University of Missouri Oct. 1, 2015. (Travis Zimpfer/THE MISSOURI TIMES)

Greitens’ senior adviser says they’re close to announcing new COO

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Republican Gov.-elect Eric Greitens and his team have steadily been officially adding more members to his team in the past weeks, and are getting ready to make more announcements before the inauguration ceremony. In a press call on Thursday, senior adviser Austin Chambers spoke with reporters about the staffing, as well

Eric Greitens announcing his candidacy for Governor.

Right-to-work opponents look to ban legislation as Republicans push forward

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Following a Republican surge in the November general election, the conservative base is primed to deliver on a promise they’ve made for some time now: Missouri will be the next right-to-work state. Right-to-work has been at the very forefront of Republican priorities for years, but with Gov. Jay Nixon vetoing any

Gov.-elect Eric Greitens and his wife, Sheena, address the media the morning after she was robbed at gunpoint.

Gov.-elect and wife preach justice, forgiveness after robbery

ST. LOUIS – In a press conference held outside of their St. Louis home on Tuesday morning, the next governor of Missouri, Eric Greitens, said he is grateful that his wife, Sheena, is safe and extended their thanks to law enforcement. It was announced Monday evening that Sheena had been robbed at gunpoint not far from their

Eric Greitens and his wife, Sheena, celebrate with supporters after winning the gubernatorial race for Missouri on November 8, 2016. BEN PETERS/MISSOURI TIMES

Gov.-elect Greitens’ wife robbed at gunpoint

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Gov.-elect Eric Greitens says his wife, Sheena Greitens, has been robbed at gunpoint. Greitens says the future First Lady was robbed in a location not far from their home in Central West End of St. Louis. St. Louis police say Sheena Greitens was parked outside of a restaurant on West Pine shortly

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