Category: Capitol Culture

Capitol lighting project illuminates art, soon to be completed

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – If it seems like the murals in the Missouri State Capitol look different, you’re not wrong. In fact, if the Capitol seems to be a little brighter, you’re onto something. Let there be light! #MoCapitol murals came to life today with new energy-efficient lights @MissouriOA #Moleg […]

Silver Hair Legislature prioritizes medical marijuana as part of 2018 agenda

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Silver Hair Legislature (SHL), an elected body of Missourians that advocate for seniors, set their Top Five Priorities for 2018. They consist of a bicameral legislature that passes priorities for the upcoming year. This year’s priorities included securing stable funding for seniors through an insurance […]

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 […]