Tag: Claire McCaskill

This Week in the Governor’s Office: Week of October 30, 2017

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The week of October 30 – November 3, 2017 was relatively quiet for Missouri Governor Eric Greitens. His week was dominated by his correspondence with U.S. Senators Claire McCaskill and Roy Blunt, his report on shrinking the state government, and his sympathies for the New York […]

Hawley issues Civil Investigative Demands to opioid distributers

Attorney General also remarks on PDMP JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri attorney general Josh Hawley has issued three civil investigative demands to the three drug distributing companies – Amerisource Bergen Corporation, Cardinal Health Inc., and McKesson Corporation. Combined, these three companies made more than $400 billion last year and account […]

Bukowsky: Dems involvement in SD 8 “diabolical”

ST. LOUIS – As the SD 8 special election heats up, the panelists on Sunday’s episode of This Week in Missouri talked about political strategies that could allow Democrat Hillary Shields a chance to win over Republican Rep. Mike Cierpiot and Independent Jacob Turk. Such a victory, as Democrat panelists […]

Sen. McCaskill breaks record with $2.9 million raised this quarter

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill just broke an off-year third-quarter fundraising record for a candidate in a U.S. Senate race. In the previous three months, her office reports she raised over $2.9 million from over 30,000 donors, 88 percent of which were less than $100. The two-term […]

AG Hawley closer to prosecuting trafficking ring

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley announced Wednesday that his office is a step closer to prosecute 15 alleged human traffickers and close six businesses who are connected. The previous Friday, a Greene County Judge issued a preliminary injunction and barred the businesses from engaging in prostitution […]

Al Franken to attend Missouri Democrats’ Truman Dinner

Taken by Emily J Davis and City South Magazine

ST. LOUIS — Missouri Democrats will be hosting their third annual Truman Dinner on November 4, at the Marriott St. Louis Grand Hotel. Attending the event will be Democratic leaders in Missouri as well as Minnesota Senator Al Franken. Previous speakers at the Truman Dinner include former Secretary of State Hillary […]

If Richardson’s not running against Galloway, then who is?

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. –  Last Thursday, Speaker Todd Richardson announced he would not run for auditor in 2018. On Sunday morning’s episode of This Week in Missouri Politics, host Scott Faughn prepared a tentative list of potential republicans to run against the incumbent Nicole Galloway. Auditor is the position in the […]

Can the legislature call a special election? Constitution, cases say yes

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Leading Missouri political minds are buzzing about the legislature being able to set a special election by resolution without the signature of the governor, citing the Constitution being upheld by Missouri Supreme Court cases. The discussion arises as some strategize on right-to-work. Article III, Sections 52a and […]

Top advocacy groups create resource to protect interns in workplace

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence (MCADSV), Partners In Prevention, and Women’s Foundation have developed a new strategy to protect interns from sexual harassment and sexual violence in the workplace. The groups announced the launch of the Intern Resource Network website, which allows users […]