Gatschenberger to run for Senate

House Speaker Tim Jones, R-Eureka, told a gaggle of supporters and reporters in Columbia Thursday afternoon that he was forming a special commission — made up of legislators and citizens — to study Medicaid during the interim time between legislative sessions.

Hoskins announces second run for speaker pro tem

State Rep. Denny Hoskins, R-Warrensburg, officially announced his intention to run for Speaker Pro Tem on Tuesday night at Gumbo Bottoms with more than 75 other representatives in attendance.

Smith launches first television commercial in Eighth District race

— Republican congressional candidate Jason Smith released the first television commercial of the Eighth Congressional District race on Wednesday — touting himself as a...

Roorda off to strong start in Senate District 22

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — One of the most watched Senate races of 2014 is already well underway. State Rep. Jeff Roorda, D-Barnhart, raised $17,000 during...

GOP candidates lead with large “war chests”

— Republican officials emerged from the first fiscal quarter last week with some of the largest campaign war chests. House Speaker Tim Jones, R-Eureka, ended...

With 2016 paths laid, Kander and Koster tout “ideas” agenda

By Eli Yokley SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander said Saturday that he was, in fact, running for reelection in 2016. The announcement,...

Jason Kander says he is running for reelection in 2016

By Eli Yokley April 20, 2013 SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander said Saturday that he was, in fact, running for reelection in...

Jones considering 2016 run for attorney general, secretary of state

By Eli Yokley JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — House Speaker Tim Jones announced Thursday that he is actively considering runs for statewide office during 2016. Speaking with...

Diehl for Speaker? Reaction from more than 50 lawmakers

(Be sure to check out our story about Diehl running for House Speaker, with background from his earlier political career.) “John Diehl has been a...

LeVota talks Dem. Senatorial Committee preparation

By Ashley Jost JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — While there is still a lot of time before much of the legwork needs to be done, Sen....

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