Tag Archives: Sen. Bob Onder

january 2017 missouri times magazine eric greitens cover

TOP 10: January 2017 Missouri Times Magazine Quotes

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

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

Onder receives ‘Family Champion’ award from Missouri Family Policy Council

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Sen. Bob Onder received the Missouri Family Policy Council’s highest legislative honor this week when he was named the organization’s 2016 Missouri Family Champion. Onder received the award from the socially conservative and Christian group primarily for his sponsorship of SJR 39. The controversial resolution was intended to protect clergy and

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

Onder picks Nonnemaker as new chief of staff

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Ryan Nonnemaker has been tapped to fill the role as Sen. Bob Onder’s chief of staff. Onder, R-Lake St. Louis, the assistant majority floor leader, announced the selection on Thursday. “Ryan brings a wealth of experience in the private sector and in government, including in the Missouri Senate,” Onder said. “He

Rep. Diane Franklin speaks to anti-abortion activists outside the Columbia Planned Parenthood Dec. 12, 2016. (Travis Zimpfer/THE MISSOURI TIMES)

Abortion fight enters new chapter in Missouri after Whole Woman’s Health decision

Missouri laws requiring ambulatory surgical center rules and admitting privileges for providers in jeopardy COLUMBIA, Mo. – Just hours after lawyers for Planned Parenthood asked a federal judge for an injunction on two Missouri abortion laws Monday, anti-abortion activists across the state promised supporters and members of the media that they would blow the whistle

File illustration picture showing the logo of car-sharing service app Uber on a smartphone next to the picture of an official German taxi sign

House, Senate leaders prepare for action on ridesharing bills

ST. LOUIS – If major state legislators have their way, Missouri will become the 36th state to have a regulatory framework for businesses like Uber and Lyft by the end of the 2017 legislative session. House Speaker Todd Richardson and Sen. Bob Onder spoke to reporters Monday via teleconference about their plans to push legislation


Senate Majority Caucus re-elects Ron Richard as President Pro Tem

Majority Caucus Leaders Say Top Issues for Next Session Include Labor and Regulatory Reform JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Sen. Ron Richard, R-Joplin, will keep his position as President Pro Tem of the Missouri Senate. The Senate Majority Caucus re-elected Richard, who served as Pro Tem at the end of the first session of the 98th

Bill Eigel (left) with Sen. Bob Onder

Eigel hopes to consolidate St. Charles GOP after contentious primary

The Republican primary for the 23rd Senate District was one of the most contentious in the state leading up to Aug. 2. It was a major focus of labor advocates and opponents given the possibility of electing Rep. Anne Zerr, a leading Republican proponent of labor issues, to the upper chamber. At the end of the


Zerr responds to attacks over SJR 39

ST. CHARLES, Mo. – Rep. Anne Zerr, R-St. Charles has come under fire from the National Organization for Marriage for the vote she made against SJR 39, the religious liberties bill that many feared would infringe upon the rights of the LGBT community. NOM announced last Friday that they would focus on attacking Zerr in her Senate

SD23 GOP candidates debate on TWMP on Sunday, July 17

National Organization for Marriage to go after Zerr

ST. CHARLES – The National Organization for Marriage (NOM) stated their intention Friday to target Rep. Anne Zerr with mailers and phone calls just a little over a week before the Aug. 2 primary. NOM said last month they would focus on keeping the three Republicans from the Emerging Issues Committee that voted against SJR

republican elephant

Missouri at the RNC: Day One

With the Republican National Convention in Cleveland this week, the Missouri Times will be featuring daily updates of the Republicans who have decided to attend the convention in Ohio. Rep. Diane Franklin, R-Camdenton met Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., on her flight into Cleveland Sunday, and state committeewoman and RNC delegate Sara Walsh met