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Contreras to lobby for construction firm

Contreras to lobby for construction firm

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Pat Contreras, a 2016 Democratic candidate for State Treasurer, will join McCownGordon Construction, a Kansas City-based construction firm as part of their project development team. Contreras will be focused in the firm’s downtown Kansas City office, but he will often work with state legislators and the Missouri government. “We are very pleased to


Baker beats Contreras in Democratic primary for treasurer

ST. LOUIS – Former state Rep. Judy Baker defeated Pat Contreras for the Democratic nomination for state treasurer. The race between Baker and Contreras showed signs of closing in recent polls, due to Contreras’ strong campaigning efforts and the $100,000 money advantage he had on her, but Baker had a strong campaign of her own


Statewide Tip Sheet: July 2016

We’re in the home stretch of the primary season, and we’ve got the 2nd quarter fundraising numbers, so we thought that it was the perfect time to provide you with an updated statewide tip sheet. US SENATE: LEAN BLUNT REPUBLICANS U.S. Senator Roy Blunt The incumbent senator seems to keep pushing forward, and the only

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TWMP: Teresa Hensley and the Democratic primary for treasurer

On a special double feature episode of This Week in Missouri Politics, host Scott Faughn sits down with former Cass County prosecutor Teresa Hensley to talk about her bid to become the state’s next attorney general. Hensley talks about her experience as a prosecutor and attorney and how she wants to translate that experience into the


Schmitt launches ‘Protect Life Coalition’

ST. LOUIS – Sen. Eric Schmitt, R-Glendale, announced a group of anti-abortion advocates Thursday that will serve as his treasurer campaign’s “Protect Life Coalition.” The group consists of current and former state legislators and pro-life activists from across the state who Schmitt says will work as a “sounding board” on issues relating to abortion. “Traveling

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The air is getting hot in the Show-Me State

Hopefully Trump’s campaign maneuvers are the start of his pulling it together. He owes it to himself, his supporters, the Republican Party, and, honestly, the country to up his game. Moreover, I’d hate to have to admit Mark Reardon may have been right. He has certainly owned a multitude of gaffs, but one that strikes

Koster Dem Days

Demo Days show off best of Democratic Party

HANNIBAL, Mo. – Democrats from across the state flocked to Hannibal this past weekend to celebrate the annual Democrat Days celebration. While the event served as an opportunity for Democratic candidates and party leaders to connect with constituents and voters, attendee Frederick Doss, the legislative assistant to Michael Butler, “It really was a bit of


January 2016 Tip Sheet: Statewide Races

US SENATE REPUBLICANS Senator Roy Blunt Senator Blunt’s campaign has remained focused on his broad-based strategy that makes him a tough opponent in any general election. He seems to have avoided a primary competitor which will allow him to kick his general election campaign into high gear coming out of filing. He will have the


Baker formally announces campaign for treasurer

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Former state representative Judy Baker has officially announced her campaign for state treasurer under the banner, “Make Change.” She said she hopes to “make Missouri’s money work for everybody, not just a few.” “We need to make change in Missouri,” Baker said in her announcement. ” We need to invest Missouri’s money


Judy Baker declares candidacy for treasurer

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Months of rumors have been confirmed as former state representative and congressional candidate Judy Baker filed paperwork to form her candidate committee to seek the Democratic nomination for state treasurer. Baker, who served two terms in the state House representing parts of Columbia, is the second Democrat to file for the seat