Tag: Maria Chappelle-Nadal

Ethics Committee to advance to preliminary hearing after Love’s Facebook comments

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The House Ethics Committee met on Monday to investigate a Facebook post made by Rep. Warren Love that hoped that the vandals who defaced a Confederate statue to be “found & hung from a tall tree with a long rope.” The bipartisan panel met after House […]

Rep. Rocky Miller picks his business over politics, and we should all thank him 

I always find it amusing when a Republican legislator who spends his five months a year working for the gub’ment and seven months a year working for someone else who creates jobs, or especially one whose primary income comes from the gub’ment, lectures those who actually employ people on economic development. It’s kinda […]

Justin Brown: Maria Chappelle-Nadal needs to go and so do her policies

By Justin Brown It’s been a firestorm since St. Louis Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal said she wished Donald Trump would be assassinated. Everyone and their uncle has called for her resignation. This weekend, she had coffee with some rich old white guy, hoping that would ease our fears that someone representing […]

Can the legislature call a special election? Constitution, cases say yes

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Leading Missouri political minds are buzzing about the legislature being able to set a special election by resolution without the signature of the governor, citing the Constitution being upheld by Missouri Supreme Court cases. The discussion arises as some strategize on right-to-work. Article III, Sections 52a and […]

Greitens hosts third public address through Facebook

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Governor Eric Greitens answered 8 questions on Facebook live Wednesday afternoon, handpicked from nearly 3,200 on his two posts. He spoke about Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal, taxes on small businesses, funding for Missouri education, Real ID laws, attracting businesses to Missouri, financial problems of Mizzou, veterans issues, […]

This Week in the Governor’s Office: Israeli ambassador, judge appointment, assassination tweet response

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Governor Eric Greitens was relatively occupied during the week of August 14-18. The Missouri Governor began the week with a somber order for flags to be at half-staff from August 16-22. Fulton resident, Sergeant Talon Leach, 27, died on his way to pre-deployment training when his […]

Senate Democrats filibuster SJR39 through second night

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The longest consecutive filibuster in state history endured through a second night as Senate Democrats debated in shifts as the Republican majority was forced to answer hourly quorum calls as each side stood deadlocked in a test of wills over a bill that both sides define […]

Students lobby for improved sex ed

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Dozens of high school and college students, joined by sex education advocates, visited the Capitol Wednesday to lobby for SB 672, sponsored by Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal, D-St. Louis. Rep. Clem Smith, D-St. Louis, will be sponsoring a House version of the bill, which seeks to build […]

Part One: 5 of the Most Important People of 2016

House Speaker Todd Richardson       The new speaker inherited a whole host of problems he had to sort through starting with the way he came to the job a year early and continued with a right-to-work vote that presented him with tons of bad options. However, since veto session, he has […]

Chappelle-Nadal calls for federal hearings on landfill contamination and EPA

UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. — State senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal first demanded that St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger declare a state of emergency in parts of St. Louis County located over landfills that contain radioactive waste. Now, she’s demanding federal hearings on EPA “negligence.” Characteristically, the St. Louis Democrat did not […]