Tag: Anthony Lamar Smith

Schroer: Impeding traffic puts Missourians at risk

St. Charles County state representative plans to file a bill increasing penalties for blocking roadways ST. LOUIS – Rep. Nick Schroer defended his proposed bill to increase penalties for protestors blocking traffic on the October 15 episode of This Week in Missouri Politics. Schroer hopes his bill will increase safety and […]

This Week in the Governor’s Office: Week of October 8, 2017

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Governor Eric Greitens made several media appearances in the week of October 8-13, 2017, to include posting a video with Luke Bryan, allegedly blocking a resident because of an emoji, and made a pitch to Amazon on Twitter – only for it to be quickly deleted. […]

Attorney General hires outside counsel to investigate alleged wrongdoings in Stockley case, but at what cost?

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Tension has only increased in the days following a judge’s decision to acquit former St. Louis Police officer Jason Stockley of the first-degree murder charge in the 2011 shooting death of Anthony Lamar Smith, as protesters’ continued cries for justice ring through the streets of St. […]

Roorda blames politicians for escalated Stockley protests

Roberts says independent prosecutors needed JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – On the September 24 episode of This Week in Missouri Politics, Jeff Roorda, the executive director of the St. Louis Police Officer’s Association, blamed politicians for the escalation of the Stockley protests. “You blame the politicians that aren’t honest about what […]

The Week in the Governor’s Office: Week of September 11, 2017

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – In the week of September 11-15, Governor Eric Greitens rappelled into a bull riding competition, created a board of inquiry into the case of Marcellus Williams, and urged for peace ahead of the acquittal of former police officer in the murder case of Anthony Lamar Smith. […]

This Week in the Governor’s Office: Sept. 2, 2017

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – In the week of September 2-8, Governor Eric Greitens appointed Jason Senheiser as a circuit court judge for St. Louis, visited St. Louis and Kansas City, and met injured police officers. On Sunday, Greitens met with injured police officers, according to a Facebook post. In the […]