Tag: regulations

OA asking for rule review input from applicants in state’s Merit System

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri’s state agencies are all moving forward with their review of their rules and regulations, as ordered by Governor Eric Greitens in Executive Order 17-03, and the Office of Administration is not immune to the process. This week, OA sent out a letter to applicants using […]

Audit shows state agencies are reviewing laws, finding some unnecessary regulations

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – A new audit report issued Friday shows that state agencies are keeping up with the statute requiring them to review their regulations. “These reviews are important because they put the burden on the state and serve as a gut check on whether these regulations benefit citizens,”  […]

Licensing bond increase proposal hopes to protect consumers

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Legislation in the Missouri General Assembly could make a number of changes to how motor vehicle dealers are licensed, but also potentially protect Missouri’s consumers. Two bills, proposed by Rep. Kevin Engler, R-Farmington, and  Sen. Dan Hegeman, R-Cosby, would increase the size of the bond motor […]

Q&A with former Congressman Allen West

Former Congressman and retired Army Lt. Col. Allen West will be heading to the Show Me State in two weeks, where he’ll be the keynote speaker at the Missouri Cattlemen’s Association’s ‘Straight Talk’ event.  The Missouri Times caught up with the former Republican representative of Florida’s 22nd Congressional District to […]

Greitens names Drew Erdmann as new COO

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Governor Eric Greitens has announced his long-awaited pick for chief operating officer. “We’re doing what we told people we were going to do: we’re building a government that works better for you. And we’re building a team to do it,” Greitens said, announcing his pick at […]

Greitens puts freeze on all ‘job-killing’ regulations with executive order

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Just 24 hours after being sworn in, Gov. Eric Greitens has signed another executive order. On Tuesday, the governor appeared in a Facebook video, standing in his office, surrounded by boxes which he said were full of regulations that Missourians have to deal with. Gov. Greitens […]

PSC lays out guidelines for new legislation on Missouri utilities

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – After months of in-depth research and study, the Public Service Commission (PSC) has issued its final report on how Missouri policies on electric utility regulation could be improved. And in doing so, they also laid a set of guidelines for the Missouri legislature on any future […]