In a vote held Tuesday afternoon, the 116 Republicans comprising the House’s supermajority cast their votes to decide who should take over when Speaker Todd Richardson leaves the office at the end of 2018.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The war over liquor regulations continues to wage on in the United States, with two states delivering significant blows in recent weeks. Florida Governor Rick Scott in late May decided against knocking down the “liquor wall,” instead, he vetoed the measure that would have removed a […]
Rep. Robert Cornejo made his bid for House Speaker right at the tail-end of session, becoming the first official candidate for what’s expected to be a tight leadership race when current Speaker Todd Richardson term limits at the end of the 2017 session. He currently chairs the House General Laws Committee, […]
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Speaker Pro Tem Elijah Haahr, R-Springfield, has become the second official candidate to become the next House Speaker of Missouri after sitting Speaker Todd Richardson leaves office at the end of 2018 due to term limits. Rep. Robert Cornejo, R-St. Peters, officially entered the race last week. In an […]
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – A recent ruling from a state on the eastern seaboard has raised questions about a piece of liquor legislation currently being whipped in the Missouri House. The South Carolina Supreme Court last week delivered a rather sobering decision, striking down a decades-old statute on the premise […]
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Two distinct groups of alcohol retailers and distributors are fighting over Rep. Robert Cornejo’s bill to allow retailers that sell alcohol, including grocery stores, bars and restaurants and liquor stores to advertise the price of their products. Cornejo’s bill was voted out of the House Legislative […]