Tag: Rep. Rob Vescovo

Vescovo selected as the next majority floor leader

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Rep. Rob Vescovo will be the next majority floor leader in the Missouri House of Representatives. The two-term Republican representative from Jefferson County was selected to fill the position left vacant by the outgoing Rep. Mike Cierpiot by the House Majority Caucus. “I want to thank […]

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, […]

Caucus chairman discusses leadership election process

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – With the start of the next legislative session just months away, the questions concerning the House leadership races continue swirling throughout the Capitol. New leadership is scheduled to take over the House in 2018, with a new Speaker to be decided, as well as the other […]

Greitens signs PLA bill into law with fellow governor Scott Walker watching


PHOTO/MISSOURI CHAMBER   JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Gov. Eric Greitens signed the first bill into law since the end of the legislative session, with a special guest standing in attendance – Wisconsin’s Governor Scott Walker watched as the freshman governor signed SB 182 into law Monday afternoon, as dozens watched […]

Miller joins three-pronged race for House Majority Floor Leader

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Representative Rocky Miller, R- Lake Ozark, is the latest member of the Missouri House to announce his intent to run for the seat of House majority floor leader. Miller announced his intent with a letter to his colleagues on Thursday, saying that he would like to […]

Mathews joins Vescovo in majority floor leader race

PACIFIC, Mo. – Rep. Kirk Mathews, R-Pacific, sent emails to caucus members Saturday announcing his intention to run for majority floor leader after current floor leader, Rep. Mike Cierpiot, leaves office next year due to term limits. The legislator is best known for passing this year’s ridesharing bill through the House […]

House sends Onder’s PLA bill to governor’s desk

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Another labor reform measure is heading to Gov. Eric Greitens’ desk, this time targeting project labor agreements. The House third read and passed Sen. Bob Onder’s SB 182, a bill which would end the current mandate for parties bidding on public works projects to make agreements […]

Rowden: ‘There are two paths forward’ for the Senate

ST. LOUIS – Sen. Caleb Rowden is the featured guest on Sunday’s episode of This Week in Missouri Politics, and he spent much of his time talking with host Scott Faughn about the drama in the Senate, including his own inquiry of Sen. Rob Schaaf, the man who ground the […]