Tag: withholds

This Week in the Governor’s Office: Week of Jan. 16

Gov. Eric Greitens had a busy week marked by three major events: his decision to withhold $146 million from the state budget, his State of the State address and his travels to Washington to be part of President Donald Trump’s inauguration. Proud to be at the Presidential Inauguration to represent […]

Greitens withholds $146 million, criticizes Nixon’s handling of budget

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Gov. Eric Greitens announced the first of his expected budget withholdings Monday afternoon in a Facebook Live stream. A week after coming into office, Greitens said he had learned the extent of the state’s budget woes and the state would need to make roughly $700 million […]

Kraus offers tax cutting legislation to Ways and Means amid budget shortfall

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Sen. Will Kraus, R-Lee’s Summit, presented two bills to the Senate Ways and Means Committee aimed at cutting taxes for corporations in the state. One was supported well by those who came to Jefferson City to testify, and one was not. First, SB 16 garnered praise […]

Library invites governor to visit in light of withholds

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – A week after staff from the Governor’s Office ushered Kansas City Public Library Executive Director Crosby Kemper and library supporters from their office, Missouri River Regional Library (MRRL) has publicly extended an invitation to the Governor and First Lady to visit their location. Located in Jefferson City, […]