Tag: Steve Tilley

Is Hawley reluctant to run for U.S. Senate, or just reluctant to answer the question?

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Recent news about Attorney General Josh Hawley’s potential run for U.S. Senate continues to leave voters with questions about the status of the Republican’s intentions. Just last week, it was announced that Hawley was forming an exploratory committee for a possible bid against U.S. Sen. Claire […]

TWMP: Trump’s America, right-to-work, and the budget crunch

On a full opinion maker panel episode of This Week in Missouri Politics, host Scott Faughn welcomes Republican political consultant Jonathon Prouty of Hancock and Prouty; Jeff Mazur, the director of public partnerships at Launch Code; former House Speaker Steve Tilley; and Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis to discuss life […]

TWMP: Hummel visits for Labor Day and RTW

On a special Labor Day weekend edition of This Week in Missouri Politics, host Scott Faughn welcomes House Minority Leader Jake Hummel, D-St. Louis, to discuss his likely trip to the state Senate and replacing Sen. Joe Keaveny. They also speak on the upcoming veto session and the controversial “gun bill” […]

Texts from the Trail: Personal feelings overheating

It’s the time of year everyone gathers at parties to share all of our dreams for world peace and speaks of perpetual hope. However, in the Missouri political world it’s been the time of year when the personal ill feelings of people in and around Missouri politics have begun to spill […]

TWMP Preview: Koster, the governor’s race and the impending earnings tax fight

After a week-long break for Thanksgiving, This Week in Missouri Politics is back with Attorney General Chris Koster as host Scott Faughn’s special guest. Koster talks about his gubernatorial campaign, the legal challenges facing SB 5 in St. Louis, the West Lake Landfill debacle, and the upcoming legislative session. The opinion-maker […]

100+ List, Part 8

We have compiled our 2015 list of the 100+ people in the Missouri public policy process you need to know. A few changes have been made this year – media and legislative staff are not included, unless they were engaged as a campaign consultant as well. By no means is […]

Koster holds lead in August filings over $5,000

With the September here, it’s time for a wrap up from the Missouri Ethics Commission on political contributions over $5,000. Democrat Chris Koster received $140,000 in campaign contributions each over $5,000, outpacing Republican gubernatorial candidates by a wide margin. Former Navy SEAL Eric Greitens raised $55,105 and John Brunner took in $25,005. […]