STEM, treatment court legislation moving to Senate

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri House gave it’s stamp of approval to legislation on treatment courts and STEM education, sending the two bills...

Senate rejects House veto overrides

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The constitutionally-mandated veto session for the Missouri General Assembly ended without any of Gov. Mike Parson's vetoes being overridden.  The House...
Former presidents pro tem and the governor joined Sen. Richard at the unveiling of his portrait. From left to right: Tom Dempsey, Charlie Shields, Gov. Mike Parson, James L. Mathewson, Mike Gibbons, Sen. Ron Richard and Rob Mayer.

President Pro Tem Ron Richard’s official portrait unveiled at the Capitol

JEFFERSON CITY— Senate President Pro Tem Ron Richard, R-Joplin, was honored at the Capitol by former presidents pro tem, the governor and his Missouri...

HOUSE DEMS: House builds on McCaskill’s legacy with drug court expansion

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri House of Representatives today built upon the legacy of Democratic U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill by passing legislation to...

September 2018 Tip Sheet: Senate and House

With the 30 day after the primary reports out, we decided to take a look at where the parties stand as the general election...
Rep. Bruce DeGroot (ALISHA SHURR/THE MISSOURI TIMES).

Treatment court bill soars through committees, heads to House floor

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Bolstering Missouri’s drug treatment courts may be a “feel-good” bill, but it is effective in reducing recidivism rates and changing...

Fitzwater’s STEM bill moves to House floor with little effort

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – If there were any concerns about Rep. Travis Fitzwater’s STEM bill moving through the committees this week, they have been...

Romine touts experience in bid for Majority Floor Leader

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri’s upper chamber is primed for the inevitable change in leadership, and The Missouri Times has already highlighted the fact...

Ellington planning public meeting in case Urban Issues Committee addressing Crossroads is cancelled

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – State Rep. and Chairman of the Special Committee on Urban Issues Courtney Curtis, D-Ferguson, has requested a committee hearing looking...

Hoskins v. Rowden: Junior senators eyeing bid for majority floor leader’s spot in Senate

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – It’s been just a few months since Mike Kehoe was named the state’s lieutenant governor, vacating his seat in the...

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