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Rachael Herndon Dunn

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Rachael Herndon is the editor at The Missouri Times, and also produces This Week in Missouri Politics, publishes Missouri Times Magazine, and co-hosts the #moleg podcast. She joined the Missouri Times in 2014, returning to political reporting after working as a campaign and legislative staffer. Rachael studied at the University of Missouri - Columbia. She lives in Jefferson City with her husband, Brandon, and their two children. To contact Rachael, email rachael@themissouritimes.com, or via Twitter @TheRachDunn.

Candidate Profile: Travis Fitzwater

FULTON, Mo. - Travis Fitzwater filed to run to represent the 49th House District 49 days before his current general election opponent. Former longtime state...

Clay County commissioner’s race highlights economic development

LIBERTY, Mo. - Clay County was named for the late U.S. Representative and Secretary of State Henry Clay, which is perhaps most appropriate considering...

MoDOT releases project list, invites public input

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - The Missouri Department of Transportation released a list of draft projects on Friday for Amendment 7. If the constitutional amendment...

Groups on both sides spar over Amendment 1

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The public vote on Amendment 1 is less than 8 weeks out. Campaigns on both sides of the "right to...

Final PSC meeting draws large Noranda crowd

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Several hundred people turned out for the third Public Service Commission hearing, which was in Jefferson City's Governor's Office Building. The...

Groups urge governor to sign food stamp bills

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Senate Bills 680 and 727 received attention from several national justice and hunger groups — including Celebrities for Justice -—who...

Capital Profile: Samantha Hall

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Many know Samantha Hall because she got her start in the Capitol as an intern for Reps. Nate Walker. Since...

Small town publisher hatches bizarre plot to gain appointment to Conservation Commission

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - In the long list of bills and ballot measures that passed and failed in the Missouri General Assembly this session...

Capital Profile: Emily Kraft

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Emily Kraft works as a Budget and Planning Analyst at the Missouri Office of Administration, which is on the first...

Capital Profile: Karen Skyles-Roach

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo, - The energetic and multi-faceted Karen Roach has worked in the office of Rep. Dave Schatz for the entirety of his...