Tag: Rep. Bill White

O’Laughlin, Luetkemeyer finishing with strong third quarter

Important state filings due Oct. 15th JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – With less than a week left before the required quarterly filings due, a number of candidates are submitting their filings early, and the results so far have been impressive. David Wasinger, a Republican candidate for State Auditor, announced this week […]

White in the running for Richard’s Senate seat

JOPLIN, Mo. – Rep. Bill White will hold his first campaign kick-off for the 2018 32nd Senate District race Tuesday evening at a fairly unique place. While other legislators often look for large venues to hold their announcement intentions, White will hold his event at the Joplin Baskin Robbins. That […]

House sends Romine’s discrimination bill to Greitens

Republican leaders stave off amendments from own party JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – One of the most controversial measures of the 2017 session will head to Gov. Eric Greitens’ desk after a long, deliberative six-hour debate on the House floor Monday evening. SB 43, which makes substantial changes to the Missouri […]

Tort reform measure would alter punitive damage cases to use a two-jury system

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — House Republicans continued their relentless tort reform efforts with a bill in the House Litigation Reform Committee Monday that would affect the way punitive damages are handled in the state. After hearings on topics as big as the collateral source rule change bill, the adoption of […]

Right-to-work hearing marks first step of new labor reform reality

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Former Rep. Shannon Cooper, reprentative for the Carpenters District Council may have put it best Tuesday afternoon when he said he felt like Mel Gibson’s portrayal of William Wallace at the end of Braveheart. “We fought a good fight, but we know where we’re heading,” the […]

Greitens announces state leadership campaign team

ST. LOUIS – Republican gubernatorial candidate Eric Greitens announced his leadership team for his campaign Wednesday. The author and former Navy SEAL has put together a group of Republicans and conservatives fro across the state, based out of each Congressional district, including several state legislators, including Reps. Jay Barnes, Kirk Mathews, […]