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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.

Graves touts GOP successes in farewell statement

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Chairman of the Missouri Republican Party said that he has completed the mission he started out with: leaving the...

This Week in the Governor’s Office: Week of Nov. 12, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Following a weekend traveling the state showing support for those that served in the military, Missouri's Governor kicked off the...

This Week in the PSC: November 15, 2018

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri Public Service Commission moved precisely and swiftly through more than a dozen agenda items that ranged from fuel...

MEC dismisses wide ranging complaint regarding activity during SD 34 GOP primary

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri’s ethics watchdog dismissed a wide ranging complaint that made a variety of accusations including circumventing campaign contribution limits and...

Missouri Director of Insurance named treasurer of the nation insurance compact

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri Director of Insurance, Financial Institutions and Professional Registration was elected to a leadership role in a statewide commission tasked...
Ceres makes her way to the ground from her perch atop the Missouri Capitol on Thursday morning (ALISHA SHURR/THE MISSOURI TIMES.)

Ceres descends from perch atop Missouri’s Capitol

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — For the first time in nearly a century, Missouri’s capital city is no longer under the watchful eyes of Ceres....

Missourians already filing initiative petitions for 2020 election cycle

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Before the 2018 general election results were finalized, Missourians were already looking ahead to 2020 and what measures they could...

Blunt, Smith re-elected to party leadership position in Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A few Republicans representing Missourians in the U.S. Congress have been elected to leadership roles within their caucus. On Wednesday, Sen. Roy...

Jackson County will no longer prosecute marijuana cases

With the legalization of medical marijuana by Missouri voters, Jackson County will no longer institute legal proceedings in marijuana possession cases, with some exceptions, the...

Parson awards medals to first responders, dedicated day to Missouri public safety recognition

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. —On Tuesday, Gov. Mike Parson recognized the exemplary service a more than a dozen first responders in Missouri, presenting medals and...