Archives: Podcast

Special Session and superlatives

This week, it’s a special podcast for a special session. Legislators return to the capital city for a special session, and to celebrate, this week’s podcast features Ben and Travis, the two statehouse reporters for the Missouri Times. We talk special session, what it means, and how long it could […]

Rhoads, Rowden talk accomplishments during final week of session

This week on the #MoLeg Podcast, Becky, Ben, and Rachael sit down with not one, but two state lawmakers, as they work in the final days of the legislative session. We talk to the senator and representative on a variety of topics, including their thoughts on the Senate, infighting, and […]

Podgressive meets #MoLeg Podcast: Capitol podcasts collide

This week, the #MoLeg Podcast crew welcomes the crew from another podcast hosted here in the Capitol: Podgressive, featuring Rep. Lauren Arthur and Rep. Jon Carpenter. The two Democratic senators talk about their latest audio venture, as well as the budget and Kansas City. Carpenter also reveals his desire to […]

Curtman channeling founding fathers in hemp bill

Rachael, Ben, and Becky sit down with Rep. Paul Curtman to talk sponsored bills, remaining session business, flying, and family – and get interrupted by the delivery of Missouri’s own Hurts Donuts. Rachael Herndon DunnRachael Herndon is the editor at The Missouri Times, but also produces This Week in Missouri […]

Circuit breaker tax breaks and terms limits with Sen. Bob Dixon

Sen. Bob Dixon joins Becky, Ben, and Rachael this week on the #MoLeg Podcast after a late night session in the Missouri Senate over the circuit breaker tax. Dixon talks about the debate over the issue, why it’s important to have PQs, and also gives us his take on term […]

Engler talks Speaker’s race, Hawley for Senate

This week on the #MoLeg Podcast, we swap out teams once again, bringing back the duo of Scott Faughn and Becky Lohmann to host this week’s guest, Rep. Kevin Engler. The former state senator and current representative spoke on several topics, including the race for next Speaker of the House, […]

Rep. McCaherty talks budget and fully funding the foundation formula

This week on the #MoLeg Podcast, we get some fresh faces. Rep. John McCaherty joins Rachael and Ben, along with special guest co-host Phillip Arnzen, to discuss the House passing the state budget, fully funding the foundation formula and a little fun for the representative’s birthday. We also find out […]

Rep. Alferman talks all things budget

Rep. Justin Alferman joins the #MoLeg Podcast crew this week to talk about the House Budget committee’s work to mark up the budget and the work that went into finalizing each appropriation. We also learn a bit about how Alferman first got into politics, and why Rep. Mike Cierpiot is […]

Nasheed talks St. Louis mayoral race, minimum wage

This week on the #MoLeg Podcast, Sen. Jamilah Nasheed joins Missouri Times publisher Scott Faughn and co-host Becky Lohmann to discuss a number of topics, including St. Louis’ mayoral race, the city’s minimum wage ordinance, and where she stands on the issue.   Benjamin PetersBenjamin Peters is a reporter for […]

The Return of LaFaver

In this week’s #Moleg Podcast, former representative Jeremy LaFaver returns to Jefferson City to discuss just what he’s been up to (Hint: It involves Kansas) and discuss some of the latest political topics from the Capitol. Missouri Times publisher Scott Faughn plays a little devil’s advocate when it comes to […]