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Organization continues touting charter schools across state

Organization continues touting charter schools across state

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Children’s Education Alliance of Missouri held two forums Monday with lawmakers in Columbia and Macon to emphasize new school choice options which could come about thanks to the passage of Rep. Rebecca Roeber’s charter school bill. Rep. Tim Remole spoke in Macon and Rep. Chuck Basye and Sen. Caleb Rowden

Sara Walsh accepts her role as the Republican nominee for House District 50 Jan. 28, 2017.

Walsh officially earns GOP nomination to run for HD 50 representative

ASHLAND, Mo. – Longtime Mid-Missouri Republican operative Sara Walsh officially won her party’s nomination to run for state representative of House District 50 in an uncontested vote by the district’s Republican caucus. During her acceptance speech, Walsh, who has long wanted to become an elected official, choked up and thanked the caucus for believing in


Final Tip Sheet: House

This is the final tip sheet of the year, and we’ve moved a lot of seats around the board. We have tried to give you a half a dozen seats that will answer the biggest question on the House map: will the Republicans retain a veto-proof majority, and if so, by how much? We moved


House Tip Sheet: Eight Days Before General Election

Editor’s Note: The current figures were taken from the Missouri Ethics Commission’s site at roughly 9:00 a.m., Nov. 1. The House race puzzle is becoming clearer as we reach Election Day. At one time, we had over 20 seats that could have been competitive, but after primaries, endorsements, and donors have come down, the chamber


October Tip Sheet: House

#1 HD 17 (D+4.3) OPEN (King) COMPETITIVE – #1 last tip sheet After a big win defeating incumbent Nick King in the primary, Mary Hill is showing that she is more than a protest candidate. There were some outside of Clay County who assumed that she would be a one issue candidate who would lose

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HOUSE TIP SHEET: October 2016

It has been a wildly unpredictable cycle nationwide and certainly in the Governor’s race. However, it’s been a relatively predictable cycle in House races with Republicans showing dominance in candidate recruitment and fundraising. The real question when the cycle began was whether or not the Democrats could grow their numbers large enough to uphold a


Mid-Missouri Republicans campaign on support of gun bill

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – A few Columbia-area Republican candidates held a rally at the Green Valley Rifle and Pistol Club in Hallsville to celebrate the veto override of SB 656, colloquially known as the “gun bill.” Rep. Chuck Basye, along with Republican candidates for representative Cheri Reisch of Hallsville and Don Waterman of Columbia attended

Heather McKnelly

McKnelly takes unexpected road to Jefferson City

If you told Heather McKnelly three years ago that she would work out of an office in the Missouri State Capitol, she probably would not have believed you. The legislative assistant for Reps. Elaine Gannon and Lyndall Fraker says while she did her best to stay informed on a political level, she never considered it


House Tip Sheet: 30 Days After Primary

  COMPETITIVE – 14 #1 HD 17 (D+4.3) OPEN – King COMPETITIVE This district was the site of one of the most competitive primary battles and the mailboxes and airwaves will be packed again in the fall. Mary Hill is a nurse and one of the state’s foremost Right-to-Work activists. Her defeat of incumbent Rep.

Eric Greitens campaign rally Aug. 27

Greitens finishes cross-state campaign office tour

COLUMBIA, Mo. — The Republican nominee for governor, Eric Greitens, wrapped up his three-day tour of the state Saturday making stops in the St. Louis area, Columbia, Rolla and Cape Girardeau. Former Greitens rival Catherine Hanaway joined Greitens in St. Louis to show of solidarity and support for the Republican ticket. Hanaway lost to Greitens