Tag: petition

Sen. Nasheed calling for removal of Missouri Veterans Commission director

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Amidst allegations of negligence and mistreatment in the St. Louis Veterans Home, Sen. Jamilah Nasheed is calling on Governor Eric Greitens “to do right” by Missouri’s veterans. The St. Louis state senator is circulating a petition calling on the Republican governor to ask for the resignation […]

Judge strikes signatures, Turk still has enough to make the ballot

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – It looks as if Jacob Turk’s name will be appearing on the ballot in Senate District 8’s special election. Just days after Turk filed more than 800 signatures to get his name added to the ballot, lawyers from Husch Blackwell, typically the go-to law firm for […]

Suit to remove Turk from ballot to be heard Monday afternoon

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Less than a week after Jacob Turk submitted the petitions to put his name into the running for the vacant Senate District 8 seat, lawyers from Husch Blackwell, typically the go-to law firm for the Missouri Republican Party, are suing to keep Turk off the ballot […]

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 […]

Greitens campaign circulates petition to support governor’s special session

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Ahead of House committee testimony on abortion bills for the second special session, Gov. Eric Greitens’ campaign committee sent out a petition asking supporters to sign an unofficial petition to “stand for life.” Greitens says in the email that he called the special session because “women’s […]

Cigarette tax increase petitioners gathering signatures to get on ballot

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – A group that has fought against cigarette tax increases in the past has begun collecting signatures for an initiative petition that will… increase cigarette taxes. The Missouri Petroleum Marketers and Convenience Store Association (MPCA) wants to put a vote to the people in November that would increase […]

Voters in 2016 could see a long ballot

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – If everyone were to miraculously succeed, the 2016 ballot could be one of the longest seen in Missouri’s history, but the process of getting a measure on the ballot is brutal. Just under 4% of all proposed constitutional measures from either initiative petitions or legislative proposals […]