Tag: sarah steelman

More unanswered questions on metal detectors

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – In June, the Missouri Legislature voted that, as of July 1st, it will no longer allocate funding to Capitol Police nor any other security personnel to monitor the metal detectors at the visitor entrance to the Capitol building. In doing so, the funding for Capitol security […]

Greitens appoints Guy Krause as Director of the Office of Administration’s Division of Personnel

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Today, the Office of Administration announced that Governor Greitens has appointed Guy Krause as Director of the Office of Administration’s Division of Personnel. The Division of Personnel provides an effective and efficient statewide human resource management function as well as guidance in several areas such as […]

This Week in Missouri Politics: Lots of trust in Steelman; Richardson makes it clear who runs the house

The new year rang in with every shrieking cries of alarm over a budget deficit that some of the more dramatic put at over $500 million. This led to a great deal of weeping and gnashing of teeth about the apocalyptic budget shortfalls. However, in the end, it came down […]

Governor’s department head selections heard by Appointments Committee

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Gubernatorial Appointments Committee heard from five of Gov. Eric Greitens’ cabinet appointments in a Wednesday morning hearing. Each of the nominees outlined their plans for their respective governmental bodies, and some received more scrutiny than others. Anne Precythe, Greitens’ pick to head the Department of […]

Sarah Steelman to be new OA Director under Greitens

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Former state treasurer Sarah Steelman will be heading the Office of Administration in Gov. Eric Greitens’ administration. The news was first announced in a tweet by Greitens’ senior adviser Austin Chambers Friday evening, saying the Gov.-elect would be making the announcement in Springfield that night. Sarah […]

What does it take to make a successful transition of government?

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – It’s been one month since the general election in November, and statewide office transition teams have been working tirelessly in their efforts to prepare everything for the takeover in January. Office of Administration Commissioner Doug Nelson says that while this particular transition period comes with its […]

Schmitt announces transition team

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — State Treasurer-elect Eric Schmitt released details on his transition team Tuesday, and he will have help from a woman who knows the post well: former State Treasurer Sarah Steelman will lead the team. Steelman served in the post from 2005 to early 2009, serving only one term […]

Schmitt announces Defund Iran Plan with Steelman and Mandel

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – State Sen. Eric Schmitt, Republican nominee for state treasurer, announced his Defund Iran Plan on Thursday, which he said will “keep Missouri taxpayer dollars away from the state sponsors of terror.” “Missourians react with shock and anger when they learn that President Obama’s disastrous deal with […]

Greitens press conference held as Democrats hold ‘welcome back’ reception

JEFFERSON CITY – While the three longtime Republican candidates for governor were taping a debate in St. Louis Friday morning, Eric Greitens was holding a press conference in front of the Missouri Democratic party headquarters attacking the party. The Democratic party responded by welcoming the former Democrat back. Democrats held […]