Tag: committee

Massive tax increases on income, services, gas, and internet purchases included in draft of Governor’s Tax Committee Report

Under a draft plan of the Governor’s Tax Committee’s findings obtained by The Missouri Times taxes go up for a barber in Willow Springs, a gun store owner in Trenton, a man in Marble Hill buying a rifle scope online, or a person filling up their truck in Ashland. However, […]

Governor’s tax committee establishes sub-committees

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Governor’s Committee for Fair, Simple and Low Taxes continued their work, moving forward in their mission to review Missouri’s taxes. Thursday afternoon’s meeting saw the committee officially set the three sub-committees and assign members to the respective committees, though roughly half of the committee was […]

Missouri GOP selects Todd Graves as next chairman

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Just two months after a historic election for the Missouri Republican Party, the Missouri Republican State Committee elected its new officers. The GOP swept all seven statewide elections this past November, all while retaining their supermajorities in the House and Senate – a testament to the efforts […]

Senate Leader Names Senate Committee Chairmen

Revamped Committees and Committee Assignments Also Announced for the 2017 Legislative Session JEFFERSON CITY— Senate Leader Ron Richard, R-Joplin, announced today 21 Senate committees that will hold public hearings and draft legislation this session. This year, the committees have been restructured to better hear testimony on the issues that are […]

Rep. Don Gosen resigns

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Chesterfield Republican Rep. Don Gosen, chair of the Select Committee on Insurance, resigned his seat today. “I’ve decided to resign from the Missouri House,” Gosen said in a statement to the Missouri Times. “With the current events going on at the Capitol, it’s time for me to […]

New House Judiciary Committee chairman looks forward to judicial improvements

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Greene County civil attorney Rep. Kevin Austin, R-Springfield, is the new chairman of the House Judiciary Committee and new member of the Joint Committee on the Judiciary. The Missouri Times caught up with the new chairman immediately after the State of the Judiciary speech to hear […]