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Sen. Paul Wieland

Wieland holds up speedy passage of Uber bill

Wieland holds up speedy passage of Uber bill

Jefferson County senator looks for changes to insurance provisions in major ridesharing law JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – In the spirit of March Madness, one piece of legislation thought to be a slam-dunk instead hit the rim and ricocheted back to the free throw line earlier in March. A filibuster on the transportation networking company (TNC) legislation,


TWMP: Sen. Paul Wieland, right-to-work and Senate drama

On this Sunday’s episode of This Week and Missouri Politics, Sen. Paul Wieland, R-imperial, stops by the program to discuss the drama in the Missouri over a pay raise resolution. He and host Scott Faughn talk about some senators’ decision to recuse themselves from voting on HCR 4, his own decision to vote ‘yes’ on

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Greitens criticizes Hoskins, Wieland for HCR 4 votes

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Gov. Eric Greitens released a scathing indictment of the Senate for their seven-hour long debate over a concurrent resolution Monday night to reject a pay raise for elected officials. In particular, he called out Sen. Denny Hoskins, R-Warrensburg, and Sen. Paul Wieland, R-Imperial for their ‘no’ votes on the rejecting the


Wieland gets new health care plan after lengthy court battle

IMPERIAL, Mo. – Sen. Paul Wieland enrolled for a new health care plan last week, a move made significant since it took him a three-year court battle to accomplish. Wieland challenged in federal court his right due to his religious belief to not use a health care plan required him to pay for contraceptive rights

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Wieland wins case against Missouri Ethics Commission

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Cole County Circuit Judge Jon Beetem ruled in favor of Sen. Paul Wieland Aug. 31 regarding a year-old legal battle with the Missouri Ethics Commission (MEC). In 2015, attorney JoAnn Karll of High Ridge, Missouri filed multiple ethics complaints against Wieland in his campaign for the 22nd Senate District. The MEC


Wieland wins victory against the Affordable Care Act

ST. LOUIS – Sen. Paul Wieland, R-Imperial, doesn’t have to provide his daughters access to birth control through his health insurance, a federal district court judge ruled Thursday. After a three-year legal battle, Wieland and his wife won the judgement that because of their religious beliefs, they do not have to comply with the birth

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McCaherty praises final passage of ports bill

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Rep. John McCaherty, R-Murphy, praised the House’s passage of SB 861, encouraging investment in Missouri’s ports. The Senate passed the measure, sponsored by Sen. Paul Wieland, R-Imperial, earlier this week. “Our ports are such a vital part of our state’s transportation infrastructure and represent such an essential component to our efforts

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Wieland making early impact as senator

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – With only a week left in the legislative session, Sen. Paul Wieland, R-Imperial, has approached the end of his second legislative session in the Senate. Despite being one of the quieter legislators on the floor, he has already made a large splash since moving to the upper chamber. “I’ve never been a

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Wieland files complaint against Click

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – At Wednesday night’s Joint Committee on Education hearing of University of Missouri officials, Sen. Paul Wieland, R-Imperial, filed a formal complaint against Prof. Melissa Click for her role in two of the Concerned Student 1950 protests at the university last fall. While Interim System President Mike Middleton and Interim Chancellor Hank