Tag: Sen. Bill Eigel

Fitzwater joins Eigel in push for tax overhaul in Show-Me State

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Sen. Bill Eigel, R-Weldon Spring, is banking on the idea that his fellow legislators can see the bigger picture and be bold in an effort to reform Missouri’s taxes. And it seems that the Republican senator has now found a partner is his mission, as Rep. […]

Tax Cut Now Tour heads to Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Republicans continue pushing for tax cuts on a national level, led by President Donald Trump, who has promised the “biggest tax cut in the history of our country.” This will be the biggest TAX CUT in the history of our country – and we need it! […]

Hoskins, Kehoe lead effort to ask for Chapelle-Nadal resignation

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Senate this week managed the votes to censure the embattled Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal while falling short of reaching the required numbers to call themselves into session in an attempt to expel her. Senate censures Chappelle-Nadal, but leaves door open for later expulsion But the […]

Transportation task force holds first meeting at the Capitol

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The 21st Century Missouri Transportation Task Force held its inaugural public meeting in Jefferson City Wednesday afternoon, the first of seven such meetings which will take place around the state each month until December. Rep. Kevin Corlew and Sen. Dave Schatz chaired the task force and […]

Bootheel jobs bill heads to Governor’s desk after Senate passes HB 1 unchanged

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – An extraordinary session came to an end on Friday, as the Senate passed a utility bill aiming to help bring hundreds of jobs to Missouri’s Bootheel without any changes. Senators spent hours debating HB 1, a bill seeking to give the Missouri Public Service Commission (PSC) […]

Commerce committee sends HB1 to the floor unchanged

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Senate Committee on Commerce, Consumer Protection, Energy, and the Environment has signed off on a bill seeking to bring jobs to southeastern Missouri, despite a number of concerns. After hours of testimony, the committee finally passed HB 1 unchanged with a vote of 10-1. […]

Senators sound off as special session begins

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – As the Senate convened Thursday morning, senators sounded off in what could be compared to an airing of grievances. Several senators spoke about their concerns with the legislation sent to them by the House Wednesday, others spoke about potential ethical lapses by the Gov. Eric Greitens’ […]

Senate defends Libla from attacks by Greitens nonprofit in first day of special session

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – While the House strictly gaveled in and out until Tuesday at the start of this week’s extraordinary legislative session, multiple senators took the opportunity in the upper chamber to voice their concerns about Gov. Eric Greitens’ call for more time in Jefferson City. Some feared the ramifications […]

Schaaf gets hearing on ‘dark money’ legislation

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Sen. Rob Schaaf got his wish Tuesday morning when the Senate Rules, Joint Rules, Resolutions and Ethics Committee met to hear testimony on a bill that would force the disclosure of contributions to political nonprofits. The senator says the bill is necessary for healthy political discourse. […]