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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

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Greitens’ tax credit committee meets for first time

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Senators, representatives and the picks of Governor Eric Greitens gathered in Room 750 of the Truman Building on Thursday afternoon for the first meeting of the Governor’s Committee for Fair, Simple and Low Taxes. Their first meeting started late, as the three senators on the committee had been held up by


Greitens rounds out 10-member tax credit committee

New Department of Revenue head named chair JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Gov. Eric Greitens first announced his Governor’s Committee on Simple, Fair and Low Taxes nearly a month ago, and Friday he named the final four people who will round out the board looking at ways to cut the state’s tax credit programs and reform how the

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TWMP: Jay Ashcroft, Trump and Christmas

On a holiday edition of This Week in Missouri Politics, host Scott Faughn welcomes Secretary of State-elect Jay Ashcroft to discuss his transition into the role, his plans for the office and what the results of the election showed. “This is an election where the people stood up and said, ‘We’re tired of government officials

Schmitt announces transition team

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — State Treasurer-elect Eric Schmitt released details on his transition team Tuesday, and he will have help from a woman who knows the post well: former State Treasurer Sarah Steelman will lead the team. Steelman served in the post from 2005 to early 2009, serving only one term as she attempted to run

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TWMP: Jason Crowell, Koster’s strong opening weeks, and Trump’s stumbles

On Sunday’s episode of This Week in Missouri Politics, former Republican state Sen. Jason Crowell joins host Scott Faughn to speak about the Republican National Convention, his time as a delegate and his support of Donald Trump’s nomination. They also discuss perceived media bias, Trump’s struggles and Eric Greitens’ nomination for governor. The opinion maker panel

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TWMP: Donald Trump, paycheck protection and photo voter ID

On Sunday’s episode of This Week in Missouri Politics, host Scott Faughn launches straight into the opinion maker panel featuring Jeff Mazur, the director of public partnerships at Launchcode; Joe Lakin of Victory Enterprises; former state Sen. Jason Crowell; and Rep. Bob Burns, D-St. Louis. They talk about the ascension of Donald Trump to the Republican

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34 of the Best Senators in the Past 25 Years – Part 3

For several weeks, The Missouri Times has asked readers and friends who they thought should be featured in the best senate of the past 25 years – a fantasy team, if you will. Over 60 senators were submitted. After visiting with longtime observers of the chamber we came up with our list of 34 of


Smith heads to D.C. to represent Missouri’s 8th District

(Be sure to check out our Election Day photo gallery) SALEM, Mo. — Jason Smith paced across the campaign’s election night results hub before the polls closed, looking at the county-by-county papers his staff laid out that were waiting to be filled with incoming vote counts. A half hour before the 7 p.m. closing time,