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Miller joins three-pronged race for House Majority Floor Leader

Miller joins three-pronged race for House Majority Floor Leader

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Representative Rocky Miller, R- Lake Ozark, is the latest member of the Missouri House to announce his intent to run for the seat of House majority floor leader. Miller announced his intent with a letter to his colleagues on Thursday, saying that he would like to help keep moving Missouri forward.

Rep. Kirk Mathews on the House floor in January. (Travis Zimpfer/MISSOURI TIMES)

Mathews joins Vescovo in majority floor leader race

PACIFIC, Mo. – Rep. Kirk Mathews, R-Pacific, sent emails to caucus members Saturday announcing his intention to run for majority floor leader after current floor leader, Rep. Mike Cierpiot, leaves office next year due to term limits. The legislator is best known for passing this year’s ridesharing bill through the House with wide bipartisan support after

Sen. Bob Onder speaks at the Emerging Issues Hearing on SJR 39. (Tim Curtis/The Missouri Times)

House sends Onder’s PLA bill to governor’s desk

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Another labor reform measure is heading to Gov. Eric Greitens’ desk, this time targeting project labor agreements. The House third read and passed Sen. Bob Onder’s SB 182, a bill which would end the current mandate for parties bidding on public works projects to make agreements with labor organizations and unions.

Sen. Caleb Rowden on This Week in Missouri Politics

Rowden: ‘There are two paths forward’ for the Senate

ST. LOUIS – Sen. Caleb Rowden is the featured guest on Sunday’s episode of This Week in Missouri Politics, and he spent much of his time talking with host Scott Faughn about the drama in the Senate, including his own inquiry of Sen. Rob Schaaf, the man who ground the body to a halt just


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


Judge rules in Vescovo’s favor on tax case

SALEM, Mo. – A circuit judge found Rep. Rob Vescovo, R-Arnold, did not perform any act that would disqualify him from running for re-election. Vescovo’s opponent in the 112th House District general election, Democrat Robert Butler, filed a civil lawsuit against the representative claiming that nearly $3,000 in delinquent taxes by two of Vescovo’s companies made


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.