Category: Senate

Richard: Not considering filing merger legislation ‘at this time’

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Social media has been abuzz with rumors that the Senate President Pro Tem intending to file legislation to merge the City of St. Louis and St. Louis County. That information came about following a tweet from Ellisville Mayor Adam Paul, who alluded to the potential filing […]

Revolvis to join Axiom Strategies

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Sacramento, California based Revolvis announced that they will be merging with Axiom Strategies, the largest Republican political consulting firm in the country. Through the deal, Axiom will open four offices on the west coast, in San Diego, San Francisco, Sacramento, and Seattle. “Axiom’s collective brainpower […]

Ethics Committee to advance to preliminary hearing after Love’s Facebook comments

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The House Ethics Committee met on Monday to investigate a Facebook post made by Rep. Warren Love that hoped that the vandals who defaced a Confederate statue to be “found & hung from a tall tree with a long rope.” The bipartisan panel met after House […]

Transportation Taskforce unsure how best to improve Missouri infrastructure

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The 21st Century Transportation System Task Force met Wednesday to discuss strategies to finance improving Missouri’s infrastructure. At the meeting, the task force proposed various options to include raising the gas tax, differentiating between urban and rural infrastructures, complying with federal stipulations to receive federal funds, […]

Schatz: ‘My goal is to run for pro tem’

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – With the next session marking the end of the legislative careers for several Missouri lawmakers, questioning minds have been trying to discern just who might be in the running for leadership positions in the Missouri General Assembly. And one name that has been mentioned more than […]

Buchanan County commissioner announces campaign for SD 34

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. – The current Buchanan County presiding commissioner, Harry Roberts, is officially tossing his hat in the ring to replace the term-limited Sen. Rob. Schaaf as the senator for District 34. “I’m a small business owner and a conservative who got involved in politics to give back to our […]

Threat assessment amendment depends on utilities bill

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Following a frayed relationship with Donald Trump, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has threatened to strike America with an electromagnetic pulse (EMP) attack – a move that could cripple the United States’ electric grid. Missouri, as well as other states in America, is vulnerable to EMP […]

Bernskoetter kicks off SD 6 campaign

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Rep. Mike Bernskoetter kicked off his campaign for SD 6 with a pork steak dinner attended by over 800 Tuesday night. Bernskoetter was elected to the Missouri House in 2010 and has served on Agriculture business policy committees since arrived. He served as the chair of […]