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Rep. Lincoln Hough (Photo Coutrtesy of Tim Bommel/ House Comms)

Hough adjusting to new role as Greene County Commissioner after House stint

Hough adjusting to new role as Greene County Commissioner after House stint

Former representative leaves open possibility for future Senate run JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – After three terms in the Missouri House of Representatives, Lincoln Hough decided to serve the public in another capacity instead of going for a fourth term. He won election in November to serve as one of three members of the Greene County

U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner meets with Missourians during the annual Lincoln Days event in Springfield, Mo.

Lincoln Days kicks off, Republicans wonder if Wagner will run for U.S. Senate

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Republicans are in a festive mood this weekend, as conservatives gather from all across the state for the annual Lincoln Days event. The long-running tradition, held in Springfield this year, is focused on celebrating a monumental win in the November elections, as well as looking forward to the future. Hundreds turned out

From left to right: Rep. Steve Helms, Stacey Barfield, Jim Wood, Genie Wood, Jeff Barfield, and Rep. Curtis Trent

‘Hailey’s Law’ seeks to speed up Amber Alert process

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – A new bill has been introduced this week, seeking to get Amber Alerts out quicker. Rep. Curtis Trent, R-Springfield, is the sponsor of the bill, HB 697, or as it’s being called, ‘Hailey’s Law’. Trent introduced the bill after meeting with the family of Hailey Owens, a 10-year-old Springfield, Mo. girl

Lankford Lincoln Days

Oklahoma’s Sen. James Lankford named keynote speaker at Lincoln Days

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – U.S. Sen. James Lankford, R-Oklahoma, has been selected as this year’s keynote speaker at the Friday night banquet at the 2017 Missouri Lincoln Days. A member of the U.S. Senate, Lankford has represented Oklahoma as a Republican in Congress since 2010. During his time in the U.S. House of Representatives, he

Eric Greitens celebrates with supporters after winning the gubernatorial race for Missouri on November 8, 2016. BEN PETERS/MISSOURI TIMES

Greitens announces pre-inauguration thank you tour

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – In a show of appreciation for his supporters, Gov.-elect Eric Greitens has announced that he will hold a four-day, statewide “thank you” tour Jan. 3. The tour will take Greitens through eight Missouri towns and cities in the week before he will officially be inaugurated as the 56th governor of the


Election Night Watch Parties and other events

Tomorrow as the results roll-in, candidates and political organizations from across the state will be watching to see who comes out victorious. We’ve compiled a list of open invitation parties below. All start at roughly 7 p.m. unless otherwise listed. Jason Kander’s Election Night Event – Kansas City – Uptown Theater Jay Ashcroft and Eric Schmitt

Parson receives governing award from MSU

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Sen. Mike Parson, R-Bolivar, received Missouri State University’s first-ever Governmental Excellence Award for his work in support of higher education. “Senator Parson has long supported Missouri State in his role as a state representative and senator,” Dr. Clifton M. Smart III, president of Missouri State, said. “Most notably, he championed the bonding

100+ List 2015

100+ List, Part 11

We have compiled our 2015 list of the 100+ people in the Missouri public policy process you need to know. A few changes have been made this year – media and legislative staff are not included, unless they were engaged as a campaign consultant as well. By no means is this the complete list, and


Arrangements made for Spence Jackson

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Arrangements for Spence Jackson have been announced for the coming week in Springfield. Both services will be held at Greenlawn East in Springfield. The visitation will be  Thursday, April 9th from 6:00-8:00 p.m. The funeral will be the next day, on Friday, April 10th, at 1 p.m. The Spence Jackson family has designated two funds in lieu