Category: Executive Branch

Missouri farmers still recovering from early rains

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — For the last week, counties across Missouri have been getting the news that they are eligible for federal disaster relief in the wake of weeks of heavy rains the flooded much of the state and drastically delayed crop plantings. On Aug. 7, President Barack Obama approved […]

AG candidate opposes turning over university records

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A University of Missouri professor who is running for attorney general as a Republican told school officials that his academic freedom would be violated if they release records and emails related to the school’s decision to grant him tenure. Josh Hawley, an associate law professor at […]

Public defender director appeals to Nixon for $10 million in new funds

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The director of Missouri’s public defender system didn’t mince words when he penned a letter to Gov. Jay Nixon asking for more funds for the beleaguered system and accused Nixon of making it harder for poor people to get justice in court. “Given the unwillingness to […]

Gov. Nixon appoints Columbia business owner Thomas Darrough as new Boone County Treasurer

  JEFFERSON CITY – Gov. Jay Nixon today appointed Thomas D. Darrough, of Columbia, as the new Boone County Treasurer. The position became vacant after former Treasurer Nicole Galloway was appointed as Missouri State Auditor. Darrough, a Democrat, has owned and operated Tom Darrough Construction LLC, a general contractor that […]

Kenney heads for the coast as new vice president at Pacific Gas and Electric Company

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Departing Chair of the Public Services Commission Robert Kenney released his plans for the next step of his career Thursday night. He will travel to California to serve as the Regulatory Relations Vice President for the Pacific Gas and Electric Company, one of the largest gas and […]

Press Release: PG&E Appoints Robert Kenney as CPUC Regulatory Relations Vice President

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.—Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) today announced the appointment of Robert Kenney as vice president, CPUC Regulatory Relations, and his election by the Board of Directors as an officer of the utility. Kenney joins PG&E, effective Aug. 24, from his role as chairman of the Missouri Public […]