Tag: eric greitens

Confide: Governor’s Office setting trend in Capitol of using app that erases texts

Reports say the Governor’s Office uses an app called Confide to keep their mobile messaging nonexistent. The app, available in the iTunes and Google Play Store, touts itself as “encrypted,” “ephemeral,” and “screenshot protected.” Messages sent through the app disappear once they are read but cannot be screencapped when pulled […]

Nonstop November Action: Winners and Losers

November is typically a sleepy month in off-year Missouri politics, but not in 2017. Normally there are only a few weeks between the end of the Cardinals season and the pre-filing of bills. However, as October is silent for yet another year, it seems that the entire state is restless […]

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 […]

This Week in the Governor’s Office: Week of October 21, 2017

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The week of October 21-27, 2017 for Governor Eric Greitens was dominated by his speculation for national office, his use of campaign funds to bring a potential school board member to Missouri, and an unanswered call for a special session to find a solution to fund […]

This Week in the Governor’s Office: Week of October 16, 2017

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – This Week in the Governor’s office has been dominated by Governor Eric Greitens’ trip to the U.K. and Switzerland. While in Europe, he has made several judicial appointments as well as meeting with senate and house leaders about restoring cuts that would take $35 million from […]

Hawthorn Foundation brings Greitens to Europe for second trade mission

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Governor Eric Greitens announced he will leave for a trade mission to Switzerland and the United Kingdom, financed by the Hawthorn Foundation. Greitens is expected to meet with industry leaders, some of which will be in the professional service and manufacturing sectors. This will be his […]

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. […]

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. […]

Rep. Rocky Miller picks his business over politics, and we should all thank him 

I always find it amusing when a Republican legislator who spends his five months a year working for the gub’ment and seven months a year working for someone else who creates jobs, or especially one whose primary income comes from the gub’ment, lectures those who actually employ people on economic development. It’s kinda […]

Powell formally joins the Missouri Supreme Court

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – W. Brent Powell has officially joined the Missouri Supreme Court after taking the oath of office Friday afternoon. Powell was appointed in April to fill the vacancy left by the death of Judge Richard B. Teitelman, who died last November. He was selected out of three […]