Tag: Sen. Caleb Rowden

Governor’s Innovation Task Force releases report, identifies ways to help entrepreneurs in Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – After 80 days of work, five roundtables, and four surveys, the Governor’s Innovation Task Force has submitted their final report to Governor Eric Greitens. Members of the task force’s steering committee presented the report and their findings to Governor at the Center of Emerging Technologies in […]

New innovation task force begins town halls across the state

ST. LOUIS – Gov. Eric Greitens’ newly announced Governor’s Innovation Task Force held its first meeting in St. Louis Monday to help promote start-ups as well as new technologies and innovation. The task force will reportedly bring together lawmakers, entrepreneurs and civic leaders under the direction of Drew Erdmann, the […]

Schaaf calls on Governor Greitens to bring ethics reform as promised

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – His voicemail flooded, calls around the clock, and his personal cell phone number made public… it was not a good weekend for Sen. Rob Schaaf. But just days after being attacked on social media and on the Senate floor for his ethics, Schaaf has turned the tables, […]

Rowden: ‘There are two paths forward’ for the Senate

ST. LOUIS – Sen. Caleb Rowden is the featured guest on Sunday’s episode of This Week in Missouri Politics, and he spent much of his time talking with host Scott Faughn about the drama in the Senate, including his own inquiry of Sen. Rob Schaaf, the man who ground the […]

This Week in the General Assembly: Week of April 17

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – This week in the Missouri legislature, the House perfected a number of bills this week and signed off on a few resolutions, while the Senate signed off on two House Bills, 51 and 34. The Senate appropriations committee was the thing everyone was watching for, as […]

Greitens nonprofit attacks Schaaf, posts senator’s personal phone number online

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – A nonprofit created explicitly to support the agenda of Gov. Eric Greitens attacked Sen. Rob Schaaf Thursday evening by tweeting his private, personal cell phone number and promoting the tweet. A New Missouri, Inc.’s Twitter account used a promoted tweet, classifying it as an ad, which means they […]

Rowden questions Schaaf’s motivations on Senate floor

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – When freshman Sen. Caleb Rowden inquired of Sen. Rob Schaaf Thursday evening, who had continued obstructing business in the Senate after perceived slights from members of the House of Representatives, it became clear that the chamber, which usually becomes raucous and talkative during long debates on […]

Organization continues touting charter schools across state

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Children’s Education Alliance of Missouri held two forums Monday with lawmakers in Columbia and Macon to emphasize new school choice options which could come about thanks to the passage of Rep. Rebecca Roeber’s charter school bill. Rep. Tim Remole spoke in Macon and Rep. Chuck […]

House perfects ticket resale legislation

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Should Missourians have the option freely transfer or sell tickets they have purchased if they are unable to attend? A proposal moving through the House says yes. Under the legislation, sponsored Rep. Shawn Rhoads, R-West Plains, concert-goers and sports fans who purchase tickets to live events […]