Tag: race

Korman considering a run for majority floor leader

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – If it appeared that things were settling down in the race to be the next majority floor leader, think again. Less than two weeks after Rep. Rocky Miller pulled his name from the race, another contender is eyeballing the prospective seat. Rep. Bart Korman, R-High Hill, […]

McCaskill adds three town hall stops to list in effort to reach rural voters

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – As the race begins to shape up in what will be Missouri’s most heated battle in 2018, incumbent U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill is adding more stops to her ever-growing list of visits and appearances in the Show-Me State. In July, the Democrat used the session’s recess […]

Release: Rep. Roberts says new report emphasizes need to address continued racial disparities in traffic stops

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – State Rep. Steven Roberts said today that a report recently released by the Missouri Attorney General is further proof that the state needs to act quickly to address the fact that black motorists continue to be pulled over at an unacceptably high rate.  Roberts said the […]

Rep. Engler comments on the race for next Speaker of the House

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Representative Kevin Engler was invited onto this week’s episode of the #MoLeg Podcast to give his opinions and perception on the current matters pressing in Missouri government, most notably the next race for Speaker of the House. According to a recent poll, the Missouri Times audience […]

Franks will not run for St. Louis mayor as write-in candidate

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Citing dissatisfaction with the results of Tuesday’s primary, State Rep. Bruce Franks Jr. announced Thursday that he would launch a write-in campaign to become St. Louis’ next mayor Hours later, he said he isn’t running. I’m not running Good Luck to all of the candidates! Video […]

Leadership St. Louis fosters network to affect change

ST. LOUIS, MO – What do a magazine publisher, Habitat for Humanity director, and Vice President of DePaul Hospital have in common? Not a whole lot and that’s the point. These people and more are part of Leadership St. Louis. Leadership St. Louis is a yearlong program promoting leadership in […]