Day: February 10, 2016

Barnes and Peters look to secure state funding for Lincoln University

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – A representative from the state’s capital and a representative who is a graduate from the state capital’s largest university announced that they intend to seek more state and federal funding for the institution. Rep. Jay Barnes, R-Jefferson City, and Rep. Joshua Peters, D-St. Louis, have proposed increased land […]

House passes resolution defying Obama’s gun orders

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The House passed a concurrent resolution Wednesday denouncing the executive orders made by Pres. Barack Obama last month regarding gun control. The resolution asks Congress to fight “executive overreach” because the executive orders “will unquestionably infringe upon American citizens’ constitutionally protected right to firearm ownership.” The […]

RELEASE: Missouri Pork Association Endorses Mike Parson for Lieutenant Governor

(COLUMBIA, MO) – This morning, the Missouri Pork Association announced their endorsement of Mike Parson for Lieutenant Governor. “Mike has been a tireless crusader for Missouri agriculture, and the Missouri Pork Association is proud to endorse his campaign. Having a true voice for agriculture in statewide office is absolutely essential, […]

Schaefer introduces parental rights constitutional amendment

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Sen. Kurt Schaefer, R-Columbia, has introduced a measure which he hopes will result in a constitutional amendment to protect parental rights. Senate Joint Resolution 38 declares that every parent has a fundamental right to exercise control over all aspects of their minor children’s lives without governmental […]

Potential traffic laws weigh safety, state overreach

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – While much of the focus this legislative session regarding roads has involved funding for an infrastructure most people in the building recognize needs significant funding, the Senate Transportation, Infrastructure and Public Safety Committee heard testimony on four bills, most of them designed to make Missouri roads […]

Otto endorsing DeLear for seat

ST. CHARLES, Mo. – Rep. Bill Otto, D-Maryland Heights, will endorse Byron DeLear tonight to replace him in the House. Otto is running for congress as a Democrat against incumbent Republican Congresswoman Ann Wagner. Otto and DeLear have worked together on local projects focused on the West Lake Landfill. “Byron […]

PR AG Koster urges U.S. Senate to pass the “Help Americans Never Get Unwanted Phone calls” Act

Jefferson City, Mo. – Attorney General Chris Koster is urging the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation to pass the ‘‘Help Americans Never Get Unwanted Phone calls Act of 2015’’ or ‘‘HANGUP” Act. In a letter, Koster and Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller, along with 23 state Attorneys General, […]

Clean Power Plan stayed by SCOTUS

Plan cited as harmful to Missouri by Koster, Richardson   JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Attorney General Chris Koster late Tuesday night said the United States Supreme Court (SCOTUS) has granted an application for stay of the Clean Power Plan. The stay application was filed by Missouri and 20 other states that are […]

PR State Rep. Bill Otto endorses Byron DeLear for State Representative; continues run for U.S. Congress

Missouri State Representative Bill Otto will announce his endorsement of candidate Byron DeLear ( for the seat he currently holds in the State House of Representatives this Wednesday at the Grand Opera House in St. Charles, MO. at 6pm. Otto is running for U.S Congress in Missouri’s 2nd Congressional District […]