Day: November 16, 2017

This Week in the Missouri PSC: November 16, 2017

Commission weighs in on how to handle alleged issues with Empire’s hedging practices JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – With their chairman returned this week, the Missouri Public Service Commission knocked out five orders before delving into the topic of a prudence review of Empire District Electric Company’s fuel adjustment clause, or […]

Governor’s Office, House Democrats spar over board appointment removal

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Governor’s Office responded Thursday to a Wednesday statement from House Democrats saying the Governor’s removal of an unconfirmed Board of Education appointment was a violation of state law. “The House Democrats are flat wrong,” Parker Briden, governor’s press secretary said in a statement to the […]

How a left-wing Massachusetts company infiltrated the Department of Economic Development

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Rep. Marsha Haefner, chairman of the House Fiscal Oversight Committee, plans to question state government bureaucracy over hundreds of thousands of taxpayer dollars in payments to a Massachusetts company, Regional Economic Models Incorporated (REMI). REMI, an east coast corporation out of Massachusetts has ties to extremist […]

Ruth receives national award for work on newborn screening legislation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Missouri State Representative Becky Ruth has been honored with a national award for her 2017 legislation on newborn screening. The Republican from Festus was presented with the Abbey RareVoice Award Wednesday at a reception in Washington. The award is given out by the national organization, Rare Disease […]