Tag: Jamie Farmer

Senate finally confirms gubernatorial appointments after Greitens visit

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – After weeks of adamantly postponing the confirmation of Gov. Eric Greitens’ gubernatorial appointees, the Senate voted Thursday to approve them after Greitens visited with Senate Republicans for about an hour Wednesday during their caucus. “The Senate decided they needed to press ahead on many of these department heads […]

Senate holds confirmation hearing for new UM curators

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Three prospective University of Missouri System Curators answered questions from the Senate Gubernatorial Appointments Committee, who continued to express their concerns with the state’s public higher education institution. Gov. Eric Greitens named Darryl Chatman, Jamie Farmer, and Jeff Layman to the board last month, and did […]

This Week in the Governor’s Office: Week of Feb. 13

New curators, contentious relationship with the press, and a bill to disclose inaugural donors If House Democrats have their way, Gov. Eric Greitens may inadvertently set a precedent for future Missouri governors regarding expenditures for the inaugural. Greitens has not released a definitive list of who raised money for his inaugural proceedings and celebrations, […]

Greitens taps Layman, Farmer and Chatman to become new MU Curators

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Gov. Eric Greitens submitted three names for the Missouri Board of Curators to the Senate for confirmation Wednesday morning. Darryl Chatman, Jamie Farmer, and Jeff Layman will replace outgoing curators Donald Cupps and Pamela Henrickson, whose terms have expired. Gov. Jay Nixon’s last appointee to the board, […]