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Gov. Eric Greitens announces his pick for the new COO. PHOTO/THE MISSOURI TIMES - BEN PETERS

This Week in the Governor’s Office: Week of Jan. 9

This Week in the Governor’s Office: Week of Jan. 9

  Easily the largest news to come from the governor’s office this week is the fact that it has a new resident. Monday saw the swearing in of Gov. Eric Greitens, who bills himself as a conservative outsider intent on fixing the Capitol’s image of corruption and unethical conduct. The swearing-in ceremony for Greitens and

Sen. Roy Blunt at an NRA endorsement event in Columbia, Mo. Aug. 11, 2016. (Travis Zimpfer/THE MISSOURI TIMES)

Blunt to showcase the Show Me State in presidential inauguration

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Senator Roy Blunt has served in a number of capacities in his congressional career, but “party planner” may be a new one. The Missouri Republican will preside over the Capitol’s biggest political celebration: Inauguration Day. Blunt is the head of the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Activities, or the JCCIC. The U.S.

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Eric Greitens becomes the next governor of Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The sun broke through the clouds just before noon time on a frigid day in Jefferson City as thousands gathered on the South Lawn of Missouri’s Capitol to welcome the state’s 56th governor, Eric Robert Greitens. After the swearing in of Lt. Gov. Mike Parson, Attorney General Josh Hawley, Secretary of State

Rep. Alferman presents HB60 on Lobbyist Expenditures before the House Committee on General Laws.  (Tim Bommel/Missouri House Photojournalist)

Ethics reform takes center stage on Inauguration Day as Greitens signs executive order

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Gov.-elect Eric Greitens’ first order as the head of Missouri will be to bring ethics reform to his new office. “We just promised the people of Missouri that we’re going to get to work, and now, we’re here to get to work,” Greitens said. “We promised in this campaign that we

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Sarah Steelman to be new OA Director under Greitens

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Former state treasurer Sarah Steelman will be heading the Office of Administration in Gov. Eric Greitens’ administration. The news was first announced in a tweet by Greitens’ senior adviser Austin Chambers Friday evening, saying the Gov.-elect would be making the announcement in Springfield that night. Sarah Steelman (@sarah_steelman) will be a

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Lt. Gov.-elect Parson undergoes surgery, expected to attend inauguration

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Incoming Lt. Gov.-elect Mike Parson is recovering from surgery over the holidays. The Republican underwent a successful quintuple bypass surgery in Springfield. A quintuple bypass is an open heart surgery done to treat severely blocked arteries that feed the heart. Parson was released from hospital after a short stay, and is still

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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 celebrates with supporters after winning the gubernatorial race for Missouri on November 8, 2016. BEN PETERS/MISSOURI TIMES

Greitens announces pre-inauguration thank you tour

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – In a show of appreciation for his supporters, Gov.-elect Eric Greitens has announced that he will hold a four-day, statewide “thank you” tour Jan. 3. The tour will take Greitens through eight Missouri towns and cities in the week before he will officially be inaugurated as the 56th governor of the

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