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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.

Abortion dominates Children and Families committee hearing

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The bulk of the Children and Families committee hearing was taken up by a bill relating to minors and abortion....

Dogan’s hair braiding bill perfected by Missouri House

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri General Assembly just can’t escape the Governor’s extramarital affair. This time, it came up during the third reading...

Ed Martin calls for resignation of Greitens on radio show

Former Missouri GOP chairman Ed Martin called for the resignation of the Governor of Missouri on his radio show, "The Answer," which broadcasts in...

Deadline to register for Lincoln Days 2018 coming up

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The early registration deadline for Lincoln Days is fast approaching. The annual gathering of conservatives across the Show-Me State is...

Town ordinance takes center stage in HD 39 Democratic nomination of city officer

Much Ado About Nothing? That may be the case in a northern Missouri House race where some are questioning if one man’s candiancy will...

Greitens is the focus of all-panel show on This Week in Missouri Politics

A panel takes center stage on This Week in Missouri Politics where no topic is off-limits. Host Scott Faughn is joined by Representatives Tracy...

As Governor’s sex scandal unfolding, Republican leaders call for accountability

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri General Assembly went about business as usual Thursday morning, with one caveat — leadership is calling for accountability...

State of the State 2018: Governor outlines priorities, leaves out the budget

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — In his second State of the State address, the Governor of Missouri promised to continue fighting for the people of...

DHSS confirms statewide PDMP is up and running

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri’s statewide prescription drug monitoring program is up and running. Dr. Randall Williams, Director of the Missouri Department of Health and...

Several gubernatorial appointees soar through committee

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — In a straight forward hearing, more than 20 gubernatorial appointees were confirmed in committee and now will move on to...