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Jetton heading to Greece in search of Master’s degree

Jetton heading to Greece in search of Master’s degree

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – It seems that it’s back to school for Missouri’s former House Speaker, Rod Jetton. In a Facebook post late Monday night, Jetton announced that he would be moving to Greece to work on his Master of Arts degree at the University of Macedonia.   “I had a dream as a kid

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Rep. Engler comments on the race for next Speaker of the House

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Representative Kevin Engler was invited onto this week’s episode of the #MoLeg Podcast to give his opinions and perception on the current matters pressing in Missouri government, most notably the next race for Speaker of the House. According to a recent poll, the Missouri Times audience wanted to hear about the

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Rehder: ‘…running for Speaker is in the cards’

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Rep. Holly Rehder’s eyes may be set on a new goal: winning the House Speaker’s seat. Rehder discussed the possibility of running for the seat while appearing on this week’s episode of This Week in Missouri Politics. “I think running for Speaker is in the cards,” she told Scott Faughn on

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Richardson ascends to speaker post

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Rep. Todd Richardson, a Poplar Bluff Republican, will be formally elected as the next Speaker of the House of Representatives in Missouri following his caucuses’ decision today to select them as their unchallenged designee for the post. Richardson has served for the 2015 legislative session as majority floor leader, effectively the

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‘Border War’ bills heard in House, Senate committee

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Legislation that would end tax incentives for businesses that cross state lines within the Kansas City Metro area was heard before committee in the House and the Senate today, marking surprising coordination between lawmakers seeing to end the ‘Border War’ with neighboring Kansas. House Speaker Tim Jones, R-Eureka, who sponsors the

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