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Gov. Eric Greitens speaks during his inauguration ceremony on the Capitol steps Jan. 9, 2017. (Travis Zimpfer/THE MISSOURI TIMES)

House Democrats file bill to require future governors to disclose inaugural donor information

House Democrats file bill to require future governors to disclose inaugural donor information

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The questions surrounding how Gov. Eric Greitens paid for his inauguration celebration remain unanswered, with many wondering if and how much money the Republican governor took from corporations and lobbyists. Greitens campaigned on a promise to clean up corruption in Jefferson City, and despite his calls for transparency among “crooked politicians,” the

Witnesses testify before the Committee on Commerce, Consumer Protection, Energy and the Environment during a hearing on Senate Bill 190.

Emery’s bill seeks to create Missouri Economic Development and Infrastructure Investment Act

Opponents call Emery’s utility bill ‘a solution without a problem’ JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Senate Lounge was filled Wednesday afternoon with a number of stakeholders hoping to testify before the Committee on Commerce, Consumer Protection, Energy and the Environment’s hearing on Senate Bill 190. SB 190, sponsored by Sen. Ed Emery, R-Lamar, centers on

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

Lobbyist gift ban clears second hurdle

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri House continues to push ethics reform forward in the early days of the legislative session. House Bill 60, sponsored by Rep. Justin Alferman, R-Hermann, was the first bill to reach committee, as the House Committee on General Laws held its first hearing on Monday, hours before the inauguration ceremony. HB

100+ List 2015

100+ List, Part 10

We have compiled our 2015 list of the 100+ people in the Missouri public policy process you need to know. A few changes have been made this year – media and legislative staff are not included, unless they were engaged as a campaign consultant as well. By no means is this the complete list, and

100+ List 2015

100+ List, Part 8

We have compiled our 2015 list of the 100+ people in the Missouri public policy process you need to know. A few changes have been made this year – media and legislative staff are not included, unless they were engaged as a campaign consultant as well. By no means is this the complete list, and

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Casas retains passion for policy

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – If you happen to find yourself at the Capitol listening in on an education committee hearing, you’ll probably see one lobbyist with the ear of multiple representatives and senators. Of all the dynamic government relations people working at the Capitol, that lobbyist may just be one of the most influential when

100+ List 2015

100+ List: Part 1

We have compiled our 2015 list of the 100+ people in the Missouri public policy process you need to know. A few changes have been made this year  – media and legislative staff are not included, unless they were engaged as a campaign consultant as well. By no means is this the complete list, and the names are in

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Q&A with Rep. Lyndall Fraker

The Missouri House of Representatives came under scrutiny after a House committee held a meeting at the Jefferson City Country Club. Chair Lyndall Fraker’s Utility Infrastructure Committee was scheduled to meet at the Jefferson City Country Club Wednesday night, but was relocated to one of the House hearing rooms and Fraker told The Missouri Times

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Starner leaves, Browning to join Hemphill & Associates

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Kristian Starner, the 6-year veteran associate of Hemphill & Associates, will be leaving Jefferson City to move to Denver. Megan Browning, currently of the office of Sen. Kiki Curls, will be her replacement. “As I prepare to leave Brent Hemphill & Associates, I do so with mixed emotions, as my position

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