Tag: Gov. Eric Greitens

Greitens, Republicans warned months in advance that SB 43 would violate Fair Housing Act

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – House Democrats are accusing Gov. Eric Greitens and the Republican legislative leadership of legislative malpractice following news that Missouri would be losing hundreds of thousands of dollars in federal funds. Democrats last week released a letter from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development which […]

October Quarterly Filings: What we learned

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – With the October quarterly filing deadline passed, we took a look at some of the big takeaways from the filing reports, as well as a few interesting tidbits. October 2017 Missouri Quarterly Filings Here’s what we found noteworthy: Greitens’ campaign and office: Close living quarters The […]

Is Missouri losing federal HUD funds due to passage of SB 43?

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. –  The Show-Me State could lose out on up to $500,000 a year in federal funding, and the reason seems to be the employment discrimination bill, SB 43, passed and signed this year. According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the state is no […]

House Minority Leader invites Greitens to testify in Love’s ethics inquiry

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – A panel of Missouri state representatives will be hosting an ethics inquiry into Rep. Warren Love’s controversial comments on social media next week, and the leader of the House Democrats is inviting Governor Eric Greitens to testify. The House Ethics Committee will meet Oct. 16 to […]

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 […]

Paul Fitzwater resigning, appointed to Board of Probation and Parole

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Rep. Paul Fitzwater has been appointed to the Board of Probation and Parole by the Governor and resigned his seat in the House. Fitzwater joins three Democrats and two other Republicans on the board with one vacancy left. The Potosi native was elected to the Missouri […]

Ferguson vs. Stockley protests: How are Greitens’ campaign promises holding up?

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – When Governor Eric Greitens was still on the campaign trail in 2016, Missourians wanted to know from the gubernatorial candidates just how they would handle a situation like that of Ferguson, one that dominated the news cycle in 2014. And speaking on the issue, then-Republican candidate […]

Ahead of not guilty verdict in Stockley case, Black Caucus roots for peace

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri politicians and statewide officials are calling for peace following the verdict in the trial of a former St. Louis police officer who had been accused of murder. Jason Stockley, a white police officer, had been charged with killing Anthony Smith, a black suspect who was […]