Tag: Robert Cornejo

Rep. Rocky Miller picks his business over politics, and we should all thank him 

I always find it amusing when a Republican legislator who spends his five months a year working for the gub’ment and seven months a year working for someone else who creates jobs, or especially one whose primary income comes from the gub’ment, lectures those who actually employ people on economic development. It’s kinda […]

Over 500 attend Rep. Rone and Gov. Greitens jobs rally

NEW MADRID, Mo – During a rainstorm, a crowd swelling to over 500 gathered on the site of the now-shuttered Noranda aluminum smelter to show support for the jobs bill that Gov. Eric Greitens has called a special legislative session to consider. Several state representatives attended the rally in the […]

With municipal help, ‘SB 5, Part 2’ sent to governor

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – After long debate throughout session and much input from municipalities across the state, SB 572 – dubbed “SB 5, Part 2” – is being sent to Gov. Jay Nixon for his signature. The final passage was immediately praised by sponsor Sen. Eric Schmitt, R-Glendale. #SB5 sequel gets […]

TWMP: Planned Parenthood, SJR 39, and medical marijuana

On This Week in Missouri Politics, host Scott Faughn welcomes Sen. Kurt Schaefer to discuss the latest developments in the Planned Parenthood subpoena and the state of that investigation. He also talks about the process behind the reproductive health group’s decision to hand over the documents the Senate had requested, […]

Repeal of prohibition era regulation vote imminent in House

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – After passing the Senate last week and the House General Laws committee, the “beer bill,” which would repeal a prohibition era government regulation on businesses, and allow retail stores to lease small coolers from beer wholesalers is set to be debated in the house. Some argue […]

NRA-ILA releases bill highlights

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The National Rifle Association – Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) has released a list of pro- and anti-gun bills the association will be watching this legislative session. The largest Second Amendment proponent in the country promised that they will “continue to advance reforms that promote and protect your Second […]

Schroer seeks to advocate for HD107

O’FALLON, Mo. – Nick Schroer, an O’Fallon attorney, created his campaign committee Dec. 30, 2015 to replace Rep. Ron Hicks, R-St. Peters, and has hit the ground running. “It’s something that I’ve always had in the back of my mind,” Schroer said of his desire to hold office. “Everything has happened […]

Texts from the Trail: Brunner makes it clear it’s game on

John Brunner made a statement with his $3.6 million dollar contribution to his gubernatorial campaign. This nearly guarantees the most competitive gubernatorial primary in recent Missouri history. Conventional wisdom would say that it would most harm the front runner Lt. Governor Peter Kinder, but there is already legitimate bad blood between […]

Cornejo wants to put ‘fresh face’ on House Republican party leadership

ST. LOUIS – For Rep. Robert Cornejo, R-St. Peters, being a representative is primarily about working as an advocate for the best interests of his constituents. When he worked in the St. Louis office of former U.S. Senator Jim Talent, R-Missouri, he remembered helping one man receive money owed to him by the […]