Tag: Trinity Lutheran case

This Week in the Governor’s Office: Week of June 26

Gov. Eric Greitens received widespread and bipartisan praise for an initiative he announced Thursday that will look to overhaul the state’s prison system. Greitens created the new Justice Reinvestment Task Force that will look to better the state’s embattled correctional system while also trying to find ways to reduce recidivism. […]

U.S. Supreme Court rules in favor of church in Trinity Lutheran case

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Supreme Court voted by a 7-2 margin to rule in favor of the Columbia, Missouri’s Trinity Lutheran Church in a case that had serious implications for religious liberty and expenditures by the state. In 2012, the church applied to be a part of the Scrap […]

Blunt makes short surprise visit to Missouri House

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt made a surprise visit to the Missouri House of Representatives Wednesday morning, speaking just after the morning prayer and Pledge of Allegiance. In a wide-ranging speech to the chamber, Blunt hit on topics from EPA regulation, President Donald Trump’s assumption of office […]