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Staff Profile: Sherri Kempf

By Eli Yokley JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Before 2011, Sherri Kempf had little experience with the legislative process in Jefferson City. But with a term under...

Jason Kander says he is running for reelection in 2016

By Eli Yokley April 20, 2013 SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander said Saturday that he was, in fact, running for reelection in...

This Week in the Missouri Senate: April 15-18

By Eli Yokley JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — With just a few weeks left in legislative session, the Senate moved on dozens of bills this past...

Sitting representatives, and guest, give two cents to newly electeds

Staff Reports JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – In lieu of the recent swearing-in of Rep. Josh Peters, and Monday's swearing-in of Rep.-elect Mike Moon, The Missouri...

Jones considering 2016 run for attorney general, secretary of state

By Eli Yokley JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — House Speaker Tim Jones announced Thursday that he is actively considering runs for statewide office during 2016. Speaking with...

Column: Martin Casas: HB631 and the defeat of President Obama

Last week something incredible happened. The Speaker of the Missouri House, Tim Jones, R-Eureka, fought for President Barack Obama's education priorities when he brought...

Diehl for Speaker? Reaction from more than 50 lawmakers

(Be sure to check out our story about Diehl running for House Speaker, with background from his earlier political career.) “John Diehl has been a...

Missouri CCW documents sent to ATF, Schafer says

By Eli Yokley JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri Highway Patrol provided a spreadsheet of names of people with Conceal Carry Weapons permits to the...

Nixon announces DOR won’t scan gun permit documents

By Eli Yokley JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Following weeks of criticism from lawmakers, Gov. Jay Nixon announced Tuesday that the Missouri Department of Revenue would...

Jones targets Koster in call for appeal of contraception ruling

By Eli Yokley JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri House of Representatives passed a resolution last week calling on Attorney General Chris Koster to appeal...