Tag: lobbyist

Choi appoints Schnieders as UM System’s Director of Government Relations

Position will be responsible for day-to-day operations of government relations COLUMBIA, Mo. – Following the cancellation of the search for an executive director of government relations, University of Missouri System President Mun Choi announced today that Dustin Schnieders, chief of staff for Missouri State Senate President Pro Tem Ron Richard, […]

UM System looks to hire new in-house lobbyist, but rules could prevent some from taking the job

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The University of Missouri continues pushing forward in their effort to rebuild their brand. Just this summer, the university laid off a number of staff members in an effort to solve some of the financial troubles still burdening the campus following the events of November 2015. […]

Who is Jeffrey Altmann?

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Jeffrey Altmann is a Missouri-man: He’s the three piece suit wearing, deer and turkey hunting, grandma loving, rugby playing, lobbyist-in-charge of Viceroy Government Relations. He started the company earlier this year. Among his clients are tech startups, developers, and municipalities. One his biggest clients is Anchor, […]

The Evolution of Aubuchon: Tort reform and beyond

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Rich AuBuchon’s career in Missouri politics is, quite simply, one that almost didn’t happen. After graduating from college, the Jefferson City native left Missouri for the wilderness of Wyoming, representing farmers and ranchers as a lawyer. He was spending time fishing, hunting, and enjoying life, which […]

Catalyst celebrates 10 years

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – While Missouri lawmakers look to bring ethics reform to the statehouse, lobbyists are working to figure out what the new changes could mean and how to best serve their clients. Regardless of the ongoing battle inside the Capitol over these reforms, one lobbying firm continues to […]

Greitens outlines plans in State of the State address

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – In his first address to Missouri’s General Assembly, Gov. Eric Greitens renewed his call to lead the Show-Me State in a new direction. The political outsider’s first State of the State address consisted of a number of GOP reforms, while noticeably lacking any discussion of the […]

5 THINGS… Greitens could mention in the State of the State

The newly-elected Governor showed that he may be one of the best orators to hold the office in a generation with his inaugural, but his address certainly wasn’t long on details. Inaugural addresses typically aren’t and the thousand people standing outside were likely grateful for the brevity. However, those who […]

Ethics reform takes center stage on Inauguration Day as Greitens signs executive order

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Gov.-elect Eric Greitens’ first order as the head of Missouri will be to bring ethics reform to his new office. “We just promised the people of Missouri that we’re going to get to work, and now, we’re here to get to work,” Greitens said. “We promised […]

Duwe lobbying firm to merge with Blunt’s Statehouse Strategies

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Statehouse Strategies LLC has made a number of big moves in their short time in the capital city, and now, they’re making another splash. The Jefferson City-based lobbying firm will now be joined by Prestige Powers Strategic Government Relations, another firm owned and operated by lobbyist […]