Tag: sen kurt schaefer

New polls: Webber-Rowden tied, Sifton opening lead on Jotte

COLUMBIA, Mo. – New polls from the Missouri Times released late Friday show a tie between Democratic Rep. Stephen Webber and Republican Rep. Caleb Rowden in their race to become the next state senator in Senate District 19 with 45 percent of the electorate apiece. That race is the only race […]

St. Louis Regional Chamber awards anti-SJR 39 and pro-business legislators

ST. LOUIS – Last week, the St. Louis Regional Chamber awarded six legislators the title of “Chamber Champion” for their work in defeating SJR 39. Reps. Mike Colona, Jim Hansen, Jeremy LaFaver, Sharon Pace, Caleb Rowden and Anne Zerr were the six representatives who voted against the controversial “religious liberties” measure in the […]

‘Medicaid 23’ split verdict sparks anger

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – A split decision in a trial against clergy and faith leaders who protested for Medicaid expansion in the Senate Gallery in 2014 has left supporters of the group fuming. The “Medicaid 23″ were arrested by Capitol Police for singing hymns and praying in the gallery during debate […]

Unlimited campaign contributions in crosshairs of new IP

Of the four initiative petitions certified by Secretary of State Jason Kander Tuesday, the one that bans campaign contribution limits (Amendment 2) has probably not received as much attention as some of the others. While many questioned whether Missouri would become the 26th state to legalize medical marijuana or focused […]

Hawley outlasts Schaefer in bloody primary battle

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – After a bitter primary, University of Missouri law professor Josh Hawley won a lopsided victory over Sen. Kurt Schaefer and will carry the Republican mantle into November as the party’s candidate for attorney general. Hawley won with almost 64 percent of the vote, a near two-to-one margin. The […]

Chinese Invasion

Agricultural organizations typically endorse candidates based on their record and history of support for farm and ranch families. We don’t dive into any other issues because our grassroots members are focused only on producing food for this state and they want leaders – regardless of party affiliation – who want to advance the […]

St. Louis Chamber hands out ‘Champion’ awards including ‘SJR Six’

ST. LOUIS, Mo. — The St. Louis Regional Chamber of Commerce named the six legislators who voted to kill SJR 39 as Champion Award Winners on Wednesday afternoon. Reps. Mike Colona, Jim Hansen, Jeremy LaFaver, Sharon Pace, Caleb Rowden and Anne Zerr were named as recipients of the award. All […]

Polling shows both primaries for attorney general in a virtual tie

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Both primaries for attorney general are close with less than a week before election day, new polling from St. Louis television station KSDK  and SurveyUSA shows. In the fiercely contested Republican primary, Sen. Kurt Schaefer leads University of Missouri professor Josh Hawley 39 percent to 34 […]

Hawley and Schaefer battle on KMOX

ST. LOUIS – Sen. Kurt Schaefer, R-Columbia, and University of Missouri law professor Josh Hawley discussed their ads and campaign contributors in a debate on KMOX Monday afternoon moderated by Mark Reardon that, like their race for the Republican nomination, was contentious and combative. Both men stood by advertisements they’ve […]

Mujahedin responds to Schaefer ad

COLUMBIA, Mo. – The two Republican candidates for attorney general feud over ties to foreign powers continued Friday as Sen. Kurt Schaefer defended an ad from his campaign that ties University of Missouri law professor Josh Hawley to a former Iranian terrorist group. The Schaefer for Attorney General campaign responded Friday […]