Tag: Jason Crowell

Commission nearing end holds mostly closed sessions

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – “Democracy is the worst form of government, except for all the others.” That quote, often attributed to Winston Churchill, was the sentiment shared by former Sen. Jason Crowell while speaking about the state’s current tax environment as he advocated for changing the state’s economic development programs. “This […]

Governor’s tax committee hears case for historic preservation tax credits

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – With just weeks before the scheduled end for the Governor’s Committee on Simple, Fair and Low Taxes, the members continue rolling through their weekly meetings, listening to guest presentations. This week’s quorum of members heard testimony from several developers from St. Louis, Kansas City, and Springfield. […]

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 […]

Greitens’ tax credit committee meets for first time

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Senators, representatives and the picks of Governor Eric Greitens gathered in Room 750 of the Truman Building on Thursday afternoon for the first meeting of the Governor’s Committee for Fair, Simple and Low Taxes. Their first meeting started late, as the three senators on the committee […]

Greitens rounds out 10-member tax credit committee

New Department of Revenue head named chair JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Gov. Eric Greitens first announced his Governor’s Committee on Simple, Fair and Low Taxes nearly a month ago, and Friday he named the final four people who will round out the board looking at ways to cut the state’s tax […]

TWMP: Jay Ashcroft, Trump and Christmas

On a holiday edition of This Week in Missouri Politics, host Scott Faughn welcomes Secretary of State-elect Jay Ashcroft to discuss his transition into the role, his plans for the office and what the results of the election showed. “This is an election where the people stood up and said, […]

Schmitt announces transition team

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — State Treasurer-elect Eric Schmitt released details on his transition team Tuesday, and he will have help from a woman who knows the post well: former State Treasurer Sarah Steelman will lead the team. Steelman served in the post from 2005 to early 2009, serving only one term […]

TWMP: Jason Crowell, Koster’s strong opening weeks, and Trump’s stumbles

On Sunday’s episode of This Week in Missouri Politics, former Republican state Sen. Jason Crowell joins host Scott Faughn to speak about the Republican National Convention, his time as a delegate and his support of Donald Trump’s nomination. They also discuss perceived media bias, Trump’s struggles and Eric Greitens’ nomination for […]

TWMP: Donald Trump, paycheck protection and photo voter ID

On Sunday’s episode of This Week in Missouri Politics, host Scott Faughn launches straight into the opinion maker panel featuring Jeff Mazur, the director of public partnerships at Launchcode; Joe Lakin of Victory Enterprises; former state Sen. Jason Crowell; and Rep. Bob Burns, D-St. Louis. They talk about the ascension of […]