Speaker Pro Tem Wiemann talks growing up, politics, and paintball

Rep. John Wiemann (AARON BASHAM/THE MISSOURI TIMES.)

The newly-elected Speaker Pro Tem John Wiemann sits down to talk about his background, engaging in politics at an early age, and his priorities for the 2019 legislative session.

We also dive into his favorite holiday traditions: hint, it involves his family and outdoor activities.

Alisha Shurr is a reporter for the Missouri Times and Missouri Times Magazine. She joined the Missouri Times in January 2018 after working as a copy editor for her hometown newspaper in Southern Oregon. Alisha is a graduate of Kansas State University. Contact Alisha at alisha@themissouritimes.com.