Category: Policy

Greitens replaces five Missouri Veterans Commissioners, calls for removal of Carter and Kay

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Governor Eric Greitens is taking action after the results of an independent investigation into the embattled St. Louis Veterans Home found “serious” issues. In a press conference held Monday morning outside the home, the Republican governor announced that he had replaced all five members of the […]

Federal delegation sends mixed messages on what Pruitt should do with West Lake Landfill

WASHINGTON – Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt said Thursday the agency will announce West Lake Landfill plans in January. “We should be able to announce a decision in the month of January,” Pruitt said. “There are proposals that I am looking at this month to make a decision on West Lake. […]

Missouri Fraternal Order of Police endorses Roorda in Jefferson County’s county executive race

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Former state representative Jeff Roorda is now able to put the first notch on his belt in his mission to become the next county executive for Jefferson County. Last week, Roorda received his first endorsement in the race, which came from the Missouri Fraternal Order of […]

Anderson talks trash at Springfield city council trash talk

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The Springfield City Council is considering passing a measure in 2018 to divide Springfield into 12 different trash hauling districts, which has been met with opposition by business owners, residents, and political leaders who say the plan limits choice. “Where else will the city decide we need […]

Hummel, Mitten file legislation to fix damage caused by last year’s discriminatory Senate Bill 43

Senate Bill 620 and House Bill 1317 undo parts of last year’s awful legislation that protects discrimination and has put $500,000 of taxpayer dollars in jeopardy JEFFERSON CITY, MO – State Sen. Jake Hummel (D-St. Louis) and Rep. Gina Mitten (D-St. Louis) have filed Senate Bill 620 and House Bill […]

Auditor Galloway announces legislation to require schools to notify parents in case of cyber security breach

SB 582 sponsored by Sen. Walsh continues initiative to protect students’ personal information JEFFERSON CITY, Mo (December 4, 2017) Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today announced that a bill to safeguard students’ sensitive information is among the first to be filed for the 2018 legislative session. State Sen. Gina Walsh […]

Hawley renews fight to end California’s restrictive farming regulations

Defending Missouri’s farm communities from aggressive over-regulation Jefferson City, Mo. – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley today announced his office will renew its efforts in the U.S. Supreme Court to challenge California’s attempt to impose agricultural regulations on the state of Missouri. Missouri is challenging a California law requiring Missouri […]