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Attorney General Josh Hawley at the Federalist Society's Capitol Forum Jan. 23, 2017

Attorney General’s office recuses self from Trinity Lutheran case, citing Greitens’ executive order

Attorney General’s office recuses self from Trinity Lutheran case, citing Greitens’ executive order

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Attorney General’s Office has recused itself from handling a U.S. Supreme Court case due to a conflict of interest. Trinity Lutheran Church in Columbia will argue before the nation’s highest court challenging the state’s denial of an application for a grant from the Department of Natural Resources to resurface its preschool playground.

Attorney General Josh Hawley enacts strict internal ethics policy

Jefferson City, MO –Attorney General Josh Hawley has implemented the toughest ethics policy of any Attorney General’s office (AGO) in the country. Immediately upon assuming office, Hawley issued a memorandum imposing new ethics requirements on all AGO employees. “As the chief law-enforcement agency in the State of Missouri, the attorney general’s office must adhere to

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

Republicans sweep statewides, usher in new era of Missouri politics

Missouri Democrats wake up to stark new reality ST. LOUIS – By February, State Auditor Nicole Galloway will soon be the highest-ranked Democratic statewide elected official in Missouri, not including U.S. Senate seats. That will be because she will be the only Democratic statewide elected official in Missouri. Republicans pulled off a clean sweep of

Eric Greitens speaks to supporters during a rally in Columbia one day before the election.

Greitens calls for ‘clean sweep’ in Tuesday’s election

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Eric Greitens hit the campaign trail one final time before the November 8th election, calling for voters to help lead the GOP to a ‘clean sweep’ of the Show Me State. “All of the momentum is on our side, because the people of Missouri are standing up there, joining this campaign. They


Final Tip Sheet: Statewide Offices

GOVERNOR: TOSS UP Latest Missouri Times Poll: Koster 45% – Greitens 46% The biggest race in the state comes down to the margin of error at the end, as it should. Koster has done everything possible to outrun a toxic national party and he’s 15 points ahead of Hillary Clinton, but will it be enough?

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The Attorney General’s Race: A Week in Review

Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday –  that’s all that’s left before the 2016 election is over. With those four days to convince voters, both Republican University of Missouri law professor Josh Hawley and Democrat former Cass County Prosecutor Teresa Hensley have been on the trail trying to shore up voters. The Missouri Times’ most recent poll on


Release: Missouri Soybean Association Endorses Hawley for Attorney General

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jefferson City, Mo. – The Missouri Soybean Association board of directors has voted to endorse Josh Hawley for attorney general in next week’s election. “Josh Hawley has shown a commitment to agriculture and that he supports our state’s top industry,” said Matt McCrate, Missouri Soybean Association president and a soybean farmer from


Races for Statewide Executive Offices: A Week in Review

Less than two weeks away from Election Day, and the stakes are still high in the races for executive office. Republicans have the advantage when it comes to raising funds in the race for lieutenant governor, secretary of state and treasurer, but having money doesn’t necessarily guarantee a victory on November 8th. Here’s the latest

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Hensley earns endorsement from Republican sheriffs

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – In her bid to beat constitutional law professor Joshua Hawley in the race for attorney general, former Cass County prosecutor Teresa Hensley has touted her time in office serving as a member of law enforcement in the courtroom. Hensley can bolster that reputation a little more after Tuesday when three Republican sheriffs


October Tip Sheet: Statewides

Governor: LEAN KOSTER Latest Missouri Times Poll: Koster 48% – Greitens 41% This is close to being a toss-up, but Koster has shown a consistent above-the-margin-of-error lead. However, after several weeks of responding to attacks on his charity, attacking Republicans and conservative groups who were endorsing his opponent, and getting boxed into reneging on releasing