Tag Archives: Rep. T.J. Berry


Berry, Kolkmeyer seek meeting on WIMs

Berry, Kolkmeyer seek meeting on WIMs

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Two Missouri state lawmakers are looking to begin the conversation anew to the state’s weigh in motion scales (WIM’s). The issue of weight stations in the Show-Me State took the spotlight this session when the issue of Drivewyze and HELP, Inc. became a topic of much contention. Reports of an FBI


Weigh station bill dies on House floor despite FBI inquiry

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The latest victim in ongoing push vs. shove taking place in the Missouri Capitol is Rep. T.J. Berry’s HB 306. The bill, which sought to address concerns about conflicts of interest in Missouri’s weigh station industry, was defeated in the Missouri House by a vote of 60-82 on Thursday afternoon. The

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay testifies in opposition to a bill that would invalidate the city's minimum wage increase March 6, 2017. (Travis Zimpfer/MISSOURI TIMES)

Slay defends St. Louis minimum wage increase in house committee

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay testified alongside several St. Louisans to oppose a measure explicitly designed to prevent the city’s minimum wage raise ordinance, approved last week by the Missouri Supreme Court, from going into effect. He waited alongside many of his constituents until 8 p.m. to testify before the House Rules

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Wyatt returns to Missouri with MOSEIA

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – A familiar face has returned to Missouri, as Missouri Solar Energy Industry Association (MOSEIA) has hired former state Rep. Zachary Wyatt as it’s new executive director. Wyatt served one term as state representative before resigning to return to Creighton University to complete his bachelor’s degree and earn a master’s degree in

Rep. Berry sees steps being taken on path towards economic growth in Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – As word came from Gov. Jay Nixon’s office yesterday that Missouri had the highest business growth in the nation from 2012 to 2013 and that the state had ranked in the top ten for startups, the governor credited the work of the Missouri Technology Corporation (MTC) for some of that growth.