Tag: Speaker Pro Tem Elijah Haahr

Caucus vote causes a commotion over issue of seniors’ vote

UPDATE: The House Majority Caucus will re-vote on the issue of the senior vote during veto session. Members were notified by the Speaker via email on Tuesday. JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Some members of House Majority Caucus are reeling following the results of a vote during the summer caucus this […]

Haahr announces candidacy for House Speaker role

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Speaker Pro Tem Elijah Haahr, R-Springfield, has become the second official candidate to become the next House Speaker of Missouri after sitting Speaker Todd Richardson leaves office at the end of 2018 due to term limits. Rep. Robert Cornejo, R-St. Peters, officially entered the race last week. In an […]

Cornejo preludes announcement for possible speaker run

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – A new contender will likely enter the race to become the next House Speaker sometime this week. Rep. Robert Cornejo told The Missouri Times publisher Scott Faughn on Sunday’s episode of This Week in Missouri Politics that “there will probably be an announcement in the next […]

Uber bill breaks through General Assembly, headed to governor’s desk

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – After years of effort by members of the Legislature, the Uber bill has found its way to the governor’s desk. The House passed Rep. Kirk Mathews’ HB 130, a bill that creates a statewide regulatory framework for transportation networking companies, by a massive 144-7 margin Thursday […]