Day: June 30, 2017

This Week in the Governor’s Office: Week of June 26

Gov. Eric Greitens received widespread and bipartisan praise for an initiative he announced Thursday that will look to overhaul the state’s prison system. Greitens created the new Justice Reinvestment Task Force that will look to better the state’s embattled correctional system while also trying to find ways to reduce recidivism. […]

Governor’s tax committee report targets tax credits in review of state taxes

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – After months of meetings, town halls and public comment, the Governor’s Committee for Simple, Fair and Low Taxes has released their report, and the results aren’t all that unexpected. Everyone knew that the committee was bound to find some areas to make changes or reductions, as […]

Release: Governor Greitens signs executive order to form Justice Reinvestment Task Force

Governor Eric Greitens signed an executive order forming a task force to reform Missouri’s corrections system. This task force will follow a data-driven approach to develop policies that improve public safety, reduce corrections spending, and reinvest savings in strategies that can decrease crime and reduce recidivism. A bipartisan group will […]

Does the Missouri Supreme Court decision kill the Clean Line project?

Wind Farm in Midwest, Credit Howard Rowe

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – A decision on the proposed Grain Belt Express transmission line could soon be made, following a Missouri Supreme Court decision not to act this week. And supporters and opponents both disagree as to whether the decision will have an effect on the progression of the Grain […]