Tag: Jim Layton

Lawsuits and resignations: what you need to know ahead of the next Board of Education meeting

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – With each day, it seems that ongoing story of Gov. Eric Greitens’ attempt to oust Missouri State Board of Education Commissioner Margie Vandeven continues growing and taking new turns. The latest development is one that has been hinted at since the Board failed to vote out […]

Sumners files suit against Governor and Board in effort to reclaim seat

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – If there were any thoughts that Tim Sumners would roll over and accept the withdrawing of his appointment to the State Board of Education by Gov. Eric Greitens, think again. In a suit filed in the Cole County Circuit Court on Tuesday, Sumners is suing the […]

Attorney General’s office recuses self from Trinity Lutheran case, citing Greitens’ executive order

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Attorney General’s Office has recused itself from handling a U.S. Supreme Court case due to a conflict of interest. Trinity Lutheran Church in Columbia will argue before the nation’s highest court challenging the state’s denial of an application for a grant from the Department of Natural Resources […]