Tag Archives: Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder


New senators sworn in for 2017-2018

New senators sworn in for 2017-2018

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The victorious from November entered the Senate chambers to be sworn in as Missouri state senators Wednesday by Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder, the president of the Senate, in what will be one of Kinder’s last acts as an elected official in the state. Sens. Caleb Rowden, Denny Hoskins, John Rizzo, Bill

january 2017 missouri times magazine eric greitens cover

TOP 10: January 2017 Missouri Times Magazine Quotes

Next week, the first edition of The Missouri Times Magazine will hit the Capital, and before it comes out, we would like to preview some of the best excerpts of content within that magazine. Some stories range from the future of ridesharing legislation to Gov.-elect Eric Greitens commitment to Missouri law enforcement to State Auditor

This picture is a rendering by HOK of the proposed soccer stadium to be built in St. Louis. Courtesy of HOK

MLS stadium vote cancelled by investors after Greitens’ criticism

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Development Finance Board (MDFB) held a much shorter than expected meeting Tuesday morning in the Governor’s Office Building. Executive Director of the St. Louis Development Corporation Otis Williams called MDFB chairman Robert Miserez and said that investors behind SC STL had elected to withdraw their proposal to the board

construction housing

MHDC re-approves $9 million in funding for 2017

COLUMBIA, Mo. – The top priority in the final regular meeting of the Missouri Housing Development Commission for the 2016 year was approving – or denying – funds to several programs in the upcoming year. Dozens of people sat in attendance at the meeting, held at the Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center on Friday

Jamilah Nasheed sits for the Pledge of Allegiance during the 2016 veto session.

Nasheed sits during pledge, citing injustices

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Sen. Jamilah Nasheed broke Senate rules during the opening minutes of veto session by sitting through the Pledge of Allegiance. After the benediction, Nasheed, D-St. Louis, sat in her chair, despite an indirect warning from Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder that “rules will be followed.” Nasheed said in a statement that she

Eric Greitens gives his victory speech after winning the Republican nomination for governor Aug. 2, 2016

Greitens wins Republican nomination for governor

ST. LOUIS – Just a year ago, former Navy SEAL and author Eric Greitens was a virtual unknown on the Missouri political scene. Now he’s the Republican nominee for the state’s highest elected office. Greitens defeated businessman John Brunner, Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder and former House Speaker Catherine Hanaway in a heated primary campaign in

twmp debate

At This Week in Missouri Politics debate, candidates make final pitch

ST. LOUIS — Three of the Republican candidates for governor met for a final debate Sunday on This Week in Missouri Politics and they got their last chance to make an impression on television and social media. Businessman John Brunner, former House Speaker Catherine Hanaway and Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder responded to questions about how

June 21 GOP debate

New polls tell different stories of GOP governor’s primary

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Two polls conducted on different sides of the state reveal that less than a week out the governor’s race is still too close to call. Both KSDK, the St. Louis NBC affiliate state, and the Springfield News-Leader commissioned polls of the Republican gubernatorial primary and they give each candidate something to be

Pre Debate

The Last Debate: Gubernatorial hopefuls to battle on TWMP

ST. LOUIS – The final televised debate of the Republican gubernatorial primary is upon us. On Sunday, hopeful candidates will make their final case to the Republican voters to become the party’s nominee on Sunday’s episode of This Week in Missouri Politics. In the final week of the campaign, Brunner and his team are touring the entire


New poll of Missouri shows Trump, Greitens with leads

ST. LOUIS – Public Policy Polling (PPP), one of the largest and most influential polling companies in the United States, had good news for both Republicans and Democrats at a reception in St. Louis Friday morning. In a new statewide poll, PPP Director Tom Jensen announced the organization found that the Missouri governor’s race was a