Author: The Missouri Times

Government jobs increased under Greitens? New data says yes

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Before taking office, Governor Eric Greitens campaigned on the promise of bringing more jobs to the Show-Me State while downsizing state government. But new numbers from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics indicate that job numbers in the private sector are not growing at the same […]

EPA documents show unnecessary excavation at West Lake Landfill will be long, dangerous and expensive

New draft documents released by the EPA show unnecessary excavation at the West Lake Landfill will increase risks to Missourians including local workers and add years to the cleanup process at the site. The draft documents, posted by EPA Region 7 in response to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) […]

Hoskins, Kehoe lead effort to ask for Chapelle-Nadal resignation

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Senate this week managed the votes to censure the embattled Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal while falling short of reaching the required numbers to call themselves into session in an attempt to expel her. Senate censures Chappelle-Nadal, but leaves door open for later expulsion But the […]

Ashcroft certifies results of August 8 elections, files motion to dismiss voter ID lawsuit

Jefferson City, Mo. — Today, Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft, joined by 19th Circuit Judges Jon E. Beetem and Patricia Joyce, certified the results of the Aug. 8, 2017, special elections held for the 50th Legislative District and 28th Senatorial District. “We are very grateful for all the work local election authorities […]