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Alisha Shurr is a reporter for the Missouri Times and Missouri Times Magazine. She joined the Missouri Times in January 2018 after working as a copy editor for her hometown newspaper in Southern Oregon. Alisha is a graduate of Kansas State University. Contact Alisha at alisha@themissouritimes.com.
Gov. Eric Greitens (ALISHA SHURR/THE MISSOURI TIMES).

Greitens-connected groups to argue committee subpoena in court

Special committee also adds three members as duties expand JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Court records show that the House committee investigating Gov. Eric Greitens has subpoenaed...
Members of the Missouri House Special Investigative Committee on Oversight ask questions of Gov. Greitens legal counsel (PHOTOS BY TIM BOMMEL/HOUSE COMMUNICATIONS).

Special session convenes, rules and procedures moving forward filed

If HR 2 adopted, Greitens' defense team will be allowed to attend hearings, no cross-examination JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri General Assembly embarked on...

Farmers, ranchers, rural Missourian make out good in 2018 session

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Farmers, ranchers, and rural Missourians have a few big wins this session, according to the president of the Missouri Farm...

Less restrictive version of marriage age bill heads to governor’s desk

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Legislation establishing a minimum age of marriage in the Show-Me State was in front of the House again on Wednesday...

Concealed carry convictions soon to be expungable

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Those who have concealed carry convictions will soon be able to have those expunged from their record under legislation passed...

Merit system ends for state employees as Kehoe’s SB 1007 moves to governor’s desk

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — State workers will no longer be afforded some employment protections as the General Assembly voted to make workers “at will”...

Tax cuts are here: Haahr’s bill awaits governor’s signature

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — With less than 24 hours left in the 2018 regular session, the House gave final approval of a bill intended...

Senate, House sign off on corporate tax cut despite fiscal note error that could...

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — An error in the fiscal analysis of a bill could have cost the State of Missouri more than $50 million in...
Sen. Brian Munzlinger (ALISHA SHURR/THE MISSOURI TIMES).

General Assembly: Missouri meat must meet meat definition

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri General Assembly has voted to require products labeled as “meat” actually meet the definition of meat. The provision...
Gov. Eric Greitens (ALISHA SHURR/THE MISSOURI TIMES).

Greitens reaffirms commitment to ‘fight for the people of Missouri’ on eve of special...

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Gov. Eric Greitens told a crowd of rural Missourians on Thursday he won’t quit or back down from his position...