Category: Capitol Culture

Missouri Community Colleges Association awards six legislators

BRANSON, Mo. – The Missouri Community Colleges Association (MCCA)’s convention and trade show, four legislators were awarded on Thursday evening for their support of Missouri Community Colleges. Rep. Jean Evans, Rep. John Weimann, Rep. Sandy Crawford, Rep. David Wood, and Sen. John Rizzo were recognized for their work in the […]

Where Are They Now: The #Thumbstoppable Gus Wagner

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Gus Wagner, former chief of staff for two state senators, has been in and out of politics for almost all of his quarter-century-long career. Currently, he is president of The Rocket Group, initially, an internet-based marking company that became a speaking and training organization, and is […]

Brad Bakker announces HD 84 campaign

ST. LOUIS – Brad Bakker, associate attorney at Armstrong Teasdale, has announced his candidacy for HD 84. As of writing, no other candidate has officially announced that they are running in the heavily Democratic district. Rep. Karla May currently represents HD 84 and faces term limits. She has run unopposed […]

Tax Cut Now Tour heads to Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Republicans continue pushing for tax cuts on a national level, led by President Donald Trump, who has promised the “biggest tax cut in the history of our country.” This will be the biggest TAX CUT in the history of our country – and we need it! […]

How much or little does experience mean for auditor’s race?

ST. LOUIS – Following Rep. Paul Curtman’s announcement for the state auditor’s race, the panelists on Sunday’s episode of This Week in Missouri Politics talked about how the former Marine Sergeant would fare against Republican David Wasinger, a respectable St. Louis accountant and lawyer, and incumbent Democrat Nicole Galloway. While […]

Chris Schappe: Parliamentary guru, bipartisan mechanic

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Chris Schappe, chief counsel for the Senate Minority Caucus, joined the #moleg podcast crew on Friday morning as a part of their Autumn of the Attorney series to discuss how his legal ability helps Senate Democrats. Schappe is a partner of Schappe and Schappe Law with […]

Historical Society explores Missouri for bicentennial commemoration

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – In 3 years, 9 months, and 16 days, Missouri will turn 200 years old. To prepare for the Show-Me State’s birthday, the State Historical Society of Missouri (SHSMO) has scoured the state to meet Missourians and to learn their stories. In 2013, the General Assembly asked […]