Tag: Caleb Jones

This Week in the Governor’s Office: Week of October 2, 2017

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Governor Eric Greitens returned from his trip to China and South Korea the week of October 2-6. His office put out a press release saying he arrived on Wednesday and traveled to Virginia to campaign for Republican candidate for Governor Ed Gillespie against Democrat Ralph Northam. […]

Jones leaving Governor’s Office

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – A former state lawmaker who became a top aide for Governor Eric Greitens is stepping down after less than a year on the job. News broke this week that Caleb Jones, the former state representative from District 50, would be leaving the Governor’s Office and taking […]

TWMP Overtime panel talks possible US Senate contenders for McCaskill in 2018

With the US Senate race coming up in 2018, the panel on the last episode of This Week in Missouri Politics speculated as to who exactly would run against U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill. There are many contenders from the Republican Party, such as Senate Majority Leader Mike Kehoe, David Wasinger, […]

Walsh officially earns GOP nomination to run for HD 50 representative

ASHLAND, Mo. – Longtime Mid-Missouri Republican operative Sara Walsh officially won her party’s nomination to run for state representative of House District 50 in an uncontested vote by the district’s Republican caucus. During her acceptance speech, Walsh, who has long wanted to become an elected official, choked up and thanked […]

Sneak Peak: A preview of 2016 senate races

We took a look at the top senate races in the state, and the complete list of returning senator’s fundraising totals. 10 Senate Races to Watch #1. SD 19 OPEN (Schaefer leaving) This will be the hottest senate race in the state, and will likely cost as much as some […]

July 2016 Tip Sheet

U.S. SENATE Republicans Senator Roy Blunt Blunt’s campaign is doing the things that incumbent senators do to win re-election. He is traveling to all parts of out-state Missouri in the off year and has done a good job of keeping an unpopular President Obama in the news and protecting his […]

This Week in Missouri Politics to air in mid-Missouri

COLUMBIA, Mo. – This Week in Missouri Politics is expanding into the mid-Missouri market and will now air on KMIZ ABC 17 starting next Sunday June 14th with an all mid-Missouri guest list. “We are thrilled to be on in mid-Missouri,” said This Week in Missouri Politics host Scott Faughn. […]

Medical marijuana poised for House debate

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Over the course of several hours, two public hearings and two different committee votes, a bill legalizing and regulating marijuana for medical purposes in the state has only seen one vote cast against it in the Republican-controlled legislature. The House Select Committee on General Laws approved […]

Nixon nearing decision on auditor

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – As Governor Jay Nixon prepares to leave on a trade mission to Europe, he told KWMU that he is “into the process now, pretty heavily” of selecting the next permanent State Auditor. The list of contenders seems to be fluctuating with some pretty wild speculations. Here […]