Tag: Joe Don McGaugh

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 […]

McGaugh to run to replace son in HD 39 special election

CARROLTON, Mo. – Carroll County Clerk Peggy McGaugh announced she will be running in the special election for HD 39 which will likely take place in February. The governor has yet to announce a special election to replace her son, Rep. Joe Don McGaugh, who accepted a judicial appointment as […]

Union advocates organize to repeal 2017 labor bills

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Before the Labor day weekend, union advocacy groups are organizing in an effort to repeal the labor reform bills passed in 2017 – like right-to-work, prevailing wage repeal efforts, the St. Louis minimum wage cap, and the employment discrimination bill better known as SB 43. Among […]

McGaugh draws rebuke from his caucus for campaigning on Walker’s rape allegation

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Rep. Joe Don McGaugh, R-Carrollton, has invoked the rape allegations against incoming Rep. Steve Roberts as part of his campaign for speaker pro tem, drawing rebuke from senior members of his own party, including Rep. Rocky Miller, R-Lake Ozark, chairman of the Energy and Environment committee. […]

Gun bills on the way out to House Emerging Issues Committee

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. –  Three firearms-related bills are headed to the House Emerging Issues Committee, including one sponsored by Rep. Ron Hicks (R-St. Charles), which would allow concealed firearms to be carried on public transportation. Rep. Joe Don McGaugh (R-Carrolton) has filed two bills addressing firearms, including one bill (HB 373) which […]

Press Release: Rep. McGaugh Files Bill to Strengthen Castle Doctrine in Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – State Representative Joe Don McGaugh filed a bill this week that would strengthen and expand the castle doctrine in Missouri. McGaugh’s legislation, HB 2126, would extend the protections of the castle doctrine to include individuals given permission to occupy a property by the owner. McGaugh said […]

Column: McGaugh discusses pertinent issues for the coming session

By Rep. Joe Don McGaughn, R-Carrollton The upcoming legislative session remains several months away but legislators whose wheelhouse revolves around agricultural issues have remained active. September’s veto session produced the first veto override of an agriculturally related piece of legislation in the history of the State of Missouri in SB […]