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Benjamin Peters is a reporter for the Missouri Times and Missouri Times Magazine, and also produces the #MoLeg Podcast. He joined the Missouri Times in 2016 after working as a sports editor and TV news producer in mid-Missouri. Benjamin is a graduate of Missouri State University in Springfield. To contact Benjamin, email benjamin@themissouritimes.com or follow him on Twitter @BenjaminDPeters.

Ameren Missouri taking major steps toward renewable energy with plans for largest wind farm...

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Ameren Missouri is continuing to look forward to alternative forms of energy, and their latest announcement marks one of their...

First Lady applauds passage of foster care and adoption reform legislation

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – First Lady Sheena Greitens is pleased with some of the work done by legislators this session, which she believes will...

Two weeks out, Arthur leads Corlew in SD 17 race

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Less than two weeks away from the date set to decide who will assume the mantle left behind by former...

Hawley says Governor’s office has no authority to hire impeachment attorneys, Greitens spokesman disagrees

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Attorney General Josh Hawley has some thoughts on the hiring of taxpayer-funded attorneys to defend the Governor’s Office in impeachment...

Senate, House sign off on prevailing wage deal

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Sen. Dave Schatz promised that there would be changes to the state’s prevailing wage in 2018, and it looks as...
Members of the Missouri House Special Investigative Committee on Oversight ask questions of Gov. Greitens legal counsel (PHOTOS BY TIM BOMMEL/HOUSE COMMUNICATIONS).

Governor’s publicly-paid impeachment lawyer registers as lobbyist

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – He’s the go-to lawyer for Republicans on most political question in the courts, spanning from ballot issues, candidates, congressional redistricting,...

Greitens for Missouri lawyer alleges Laub stole donor list for opponents, Laub denies wrongdoing

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – An attorney for Greitens for Missouri is looking to redirect the allegations concerning The Mission Continues donor list, suggesting that...

Burns leaving Office of Administration for role with Jefferson City Public Schools

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Office of Administration will soon be short a communications director, as Ryan Burns is departing the office to...
Members of the Missouri House Special Investigative Committee on Oversight ask questions of Gov. Greitens legal counsel (PHOTOS BY TIM BOMMEL/HOUSE COMMUNICATIONS).

House Special Investigative Committee files civil suit against A New Missouri, Greitens for Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The House Special Investigative Committee on Oversight wants their subpoenas enforced, and to make it happen, the committee has now...

Senate passes first-time home buyers bill

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – First-time home buyers might be getting some help in securing a house. A measure passed by the Senate on Thursday looks...