Tag: scott pruitt

Pruitt says EPA will soon have plan for West Lake Landfill

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – There may be some good news for ongoing saga developing over the West Lake Landfill. Speaking on Fox News’ “Fox & Friends” program, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt said that the agency will soon have a plan regarding the West Lake Landfill just outside of St. […]

Hawley urges EPA to return authority to states and local governments

Hawley using constitutional expertise to fight for federalism JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Attorney General Josh Hawley today asked the Environmental Protection Agency to reevaluate its regulatory authority over states and localities. Hawley joins Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and eighteen other Attorneys General in requesting EPA obey federal law and […]

Q&A with former Congressman Allen West

Former Congressman and retired Army Lt. Col. Allen West will be heading to the Show Me State in two weeks, where he’ll be the keynote speaker at the Missouri Cattlemen’s Association’s ‘Straight Talk’ event.  The Missouri Times caught up with the former Republican representative of Florida’s 22nd Congressional District to […]

Fitzwater pens letter urging McCaskill to confirm Pruitt

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. –  Following a major effort by members of the Republican Legislature last week, Rep. Travis Fitzwater, R-Holts Summit, wrote an open letter to U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill Wednesday asking her to confirm Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt as the new head of the Environmental Protection Agency. Although many […]

Missouri Republicans call on McCaskill to confirm Pruitt as EPA head

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri’s GOP lawmakers really want to see President-elect Donald Trump’s pick, Scott Pruitt, take over the Environmental Protection Agenc (EPA). In fact, they’ve now filed two resolutions in the Missouri Senate and House to get the ball rolling. Missouri State Senator Gary Romine of Farmington and […]

Missouri ag groups rally behind Pruitt for head of EPA

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri agricultural groups and Republican lawmakers will ask Missouri’s two U.S. senators to support Pres.-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Scott Pruitt. Pruitt currently acts as the attorney general of Oklahoma, and in that capacity he has had an […]

Hobby Lobby lawyer announces association aimed at protecting constitutional rights

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo – This week, attorney Josh Hawley has been busy representing Hobby Lobby in its case in the U.S. Supreme Court. However, he did find the time to announce his new association, The Missouri Liberty Project. The Hobby Lobby case involves the retail company refusing to provide birth […]