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Nasheed testified. The data compilation will also make it easier for government agencies to communicate and find answers quicker. However, witnesses from the Missouri Bar and the Missouri Attorney General's Office worry about confidential data and the disruption of transferring all the data to this new ...
In Hawley's 2016 campaign for attorney general, he promised to use the office to fight against government regulations. "We're 47th out of 50th in Missouri in job growth, economic growth, and that's because we are incredibly overregulated," he asserted in a campaign video -- an odd claim to make given ...

Claire McCaskill, D-Missouri, and Benjamin Cardin, D-Maryland, wrote a letter this month to the Health and Human Services Department and the Labor Department, imploring both to provide answers about the legality of Anthem's emergency room program. Anthem rolled out the policy in Missouri last ...
On this Sunshine Week, Missouri government is operating under a cloud of darkness. Last week, a House committee led by state Rep. Jay Barnes, R-Jefferson City, started the important and unprecedented action of investigating Gov. Eric Greitens, also a Republican, for allegedly committing crimes or ...
MARSTON, Mo. (AP) -- A new aluminum smelter will open in the Missouri Bootheel region in May, replacing roughly half of the jobs lost when another smelter shut down two years ago. Magnitude 7 Metals plans to hire 450 people for its plant in the former Noranda Aluminum smelter in New Madrid County, ...
In a week when three Mizzou students running for student government positions dropped their campaigns after student journalists uncovered a history of racist, homophobic and otherwise offensive comments posted to Twitter, a Twitter account associated with a member of Missouri State University's ...

NEW MADRID, Mo. (AP) -- A Swiss-based company will open an aluminum smelter in the Missouri Bootheel region, creating up to 400 jobs in one of the state's most impoverished areas. Gov. Eric Greitens, U.S. Rep. Jason Smith and other political leaders will announce details about the new Magnitude 7 ...
Refusing to release information about a virus that killed a state employee last year has landed a Missouri state department in hot water, with legislators promising to make "painful cuts." Lawmakers on the Missouri House Budget Committee have put the Department of Health and Senior Services in their ...
Missouri Sunshine Law is very favorable to requesters of government information. The presumption under the Sunshine Law is that records and meetings of public governmental bodies are open. Section 610.022.5 flatly states: "Public records shall be presumed to be open unless otherwise exempt ...
For a public entity like Missouri to have results that show "relatively low citizen focus," Erdmann said, "is not a good thing." And this stands in contrast to results from the same survey that show employees, by and large, care about the fate of state government, are willing to work hard at their jobs and find their ...
A man police described as a domestic extremist who was training others in his anti-government ideology was arrested over the weekend in Tangipahoa Parish. Phillip Guidry, a convicted felon, was detained on a warrant out of Missouri by Ponchatoula police who learned during their investigation that he ...
Nearly 100 government students from California, Jamestown and Tipton high schools learned about county government first-hand Feb. ... This year, delegates to Legion's Missouri Boys State and the American Legion Auxiliary's Missouri Girls State were invited to lead a mixer at the beginning of the day.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) _ Three candidates for University of Missouri's student government have dropped out after the discovery of offensive tweets by them. The Columbia Missourian reports that Blaine Thomas and Claire Jacobs separately announced Tuesday they were quitting the race for Missouri ...
ast Tuesday I came to work early wearing a grey suit, white shirt and a red tie. This is not my normal attire for any working day, including Tuesdays. My routine was altered on Monday afternoon at 3 o'clock when I received a phone call from the executive director of the Missouri Press Association, Mark ...
"This is basically big government prohibiting little government from prohibiting things," said Sen. Jason Holsman of Kansas City. Indeed, the General Assembly's appalling habit of usurping local decisions is well-established. Lawmakers have prohibited cities from raising their minimum wages or enacting ...
Greitens retaining a lobbyist is an unusual turn of events for a governor whose successful 2016 campaign was based on the premise that lobbyists and insiders were corrupting state government. "I will defeat you,:" he said in a speech kicking off his campaign. "I will expose your lies. I will root out your ...
"I don`t think a taxpaying citizen would need an audit to know that`s ridiculous and wasteful," Galloway said. "I think from the information that you have provided, information that I am aware of through the citizen petition and others, there are a lot of concerns generally about how Clay County government is ...

Kansas City could be the epicenter of a national political earthquake in November if voters on either side of the state line decide to elect a political independent in a top race. Missouri hasn't sent an independent to the U.S. Senate in its nearly two centuries as a state, but Kansas City attorney Craig O'Dear ...
Yet, all but one of the 27 gun bills currently in the Missouri Legislature were introduced before the shooting in Parkland, Florida. Arguments among the lawmakers often boiled down to whether Missouri's government should get out of the way of local leaders and property owners who want to regulate guns ...
A Missouri House committee made up of five Republicans and two Democrats will investigate allegations that Gov. Eric Greitens threatened to release a nude photograph of a woman with whom he was having an affair to keep her from talking about it. The governor was indicted last week by a St. Louis ...
"It shouldn't be up to the government to make that decision for them." A non-partisan grassroots group of mothers demanding solutions to address the country's culture of gun violence sees Taylor's legislation much differently. Missouri Moms Demand Action organizer Kim Westerman of the St. Louis chapter ...
JEFFERSON CITY • Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley says his office will review discrimination and harassment policies across state government and provide suggestions for best practices. The move comes as Missouri has faced multiple sexual harassment scandals in recent years, from legislative ...
Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley's office has cleared Gov. Eric Greitens and his staff of wrongdoing in connection with the use of a text-erasing phone application. The finding should worry Missourians who care about open government. And the legislature should now step forward to prohibit the use ...
Eric Greitens of Missouri, who is charged with invasion of privacy in connection with an extramarital affair, faced a revolt by week's end from many fellow Republicans who demanded that he resign and prepared to take steps that could lead to impeachment. Mr. Greitens, just over a year into his first term, ...
"The people of Missouri deserve better than a reckless liberal prosecutor who uses her office to score political points. .... A former Democrat and Navy SEAL, Greitens ran as a conservative, and emphasized a message that state government was teeming with "corrupt career politicians," "well-paid lobbyists" ...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - A Missouri lawmaker who called for the vandal of a Confederate monument to be hanged won't be punished, the state House speaker said Thursday. While calling fellow Republican Rep. Warren Love's comments inappropriate, House Speaker Todd Richardson told reporters ...
The process of impeachment in Missouri works unlike almost every other state. Like most of the states and the federal government, the process starts in the House of Representatives. "First of all the impeachment process starts with the House Judiciary Committee on whether or not there should be articles of ...
LOUIS • Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens, who was swept into office in 2016 with a vow to clean up a corrupt state government, was indicted and booked Thursday on a felony invasion of privacy charge for allegedly taking and transmitting a non-consensual photo of his partly-nude lover shortly before that ...
The Illinois Policy Institute tracks government spending, the organization's Vice President of Policy, Ted Dabrowski, questions the map spending. "I think these maps are exemplary of how government wastes money," Dabrowski said. "Sometimes small things, sometimes they are big things." In Missouri ...
The Springfield lawmaker is sponsoring a bill that would require Missouri to seek permission from the federal government to get what's called a global waiver, basically allowing the state to create its own rules for operating Medicaid. "We can form the program which is best for Missouri by increasing ...
With Little Likely To Change, Here's Your Guide To Missouri And Kansas Gun Laws ... Few parts of the country welcome guns, carried openly or tucked out of sight, as much as Kansas and Missouri. .... Host/Contributor Brian Ellison is host of Statehouse Blend Missouri and covers Missouri government.
Lucas Johnson was nearly born on a bathroom floor where meth was being cooked. His mother was a drug user and had no prenatal care while she was pregnant. He was born prematurely and weighed just 1 pound 10 ounces. Now, at nearly 3 years old, he weighs 22 pounds and has a long list of ...
JEFFERSON CITY • Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley says his office will review discrimination and harassment policies across state government and provide suggestions for best practices. The move comes as Missouri has faced multiple sexual harassment scandals in recent years, from legislative ...
... attorneys filed a lawsuit in December arguing that the office's use of Confide is "illegal and constitutes an ongoing conspiracy to violate the Missouri Sunshine law and Missouri state and local records law, not to mention a significant affront to the open government and democratic traditions of Missouri and ...
In 2017 alone, Hawley's office reported last month, Missouri government's Legal Expense Fund paid more than $8 million for settlements or court awards in cases filed against the state under Missouri's human rights Act. "The amount of taxpayer money spent in one year for claims of harassment and ...
In addition to serving in the Missouri House, the lawmaker is a senior research fellow at the Kansas City think tank American Leadership and Policy Foundation, his online representative profile says. He also is an online professor, and has taught courses on government, law and administration at several ...
Voters will go to the polls on June 5 to fill a Clay-County-based Missouri Senate seat in one of the few truly toss-up districts in the state. Gov. Eric Greitens on Friday set the date of the special election to fill the Senate seat left vacant when Republican Ryan Silvey resigned to accept an appointment to the ...
This might be heresy in these hyperpartisan times, but the Republicans who control Missouri government should ask a Democrat for a lesson in fiscal discipline. Of the six elected statewide office holders, the only one with a truly conservative grasp of the state's dire budget situation is the only Democrat, ...
A Springfield lawmaker's bill expanding the state auditor's authority to investigate claims of government misconduct has gained the support of several local officials, but recently stalled in the Senate, despite passing that chamber easily in 2017. Sen. Bob Dixon's bill would make it easier for State Auditor ...
Missouri is already one of about 15 other states that allow some access to a marijuana derivative called cannabidiol, or CBD, for medical use, but it's one of the country's most restrictive ... I don't know how much longer the government can go against the people and the people let them get away with it.
According to Missourinet, Republican Kevin Corlew of Kansas City is sympathetic to the elimination of mandatory inspections on the grounds that the state government is too intrusive in people's lives. Last year Utah eliminated vehicle inspections after heavy lobbying both for and against the step. A bill to ...
On health care, for example, "I don't think the answer is government-run health care, but that doesn't mean government doesn't have a role in the process," he said. "We need a legislative process that pulls all the good people and smart people in the Senate together in a bipartisan approach that really looks ...
I couldn't find Missouri-specific data on the number of local government employees. Nationwide the Bureau of Labor and Statistics estimates that nationally there are 14,402,000 local government employees. There are 116,000,000 million households in the U.S. Every eight households must pay enough in ...
Rick Brattin, a Harrisonville Republican and supporter of gun rights, said he thinks Missouri's gun laws are strong and questioned the need to change them. "They're good. They're well thought out. We're not perfect and no state, no government, is perfect," Brattin said. "But I would have to see where they're ...
JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway has announced her office has begun a regularly scheduled audit of the government of Reynolds County, located in southeast Missouri. The county's most recent audit was released in December 2014, and received an overall ...
Kansas City, MO. -- A Kansas father fighting efforts by the U.S. to deport him to Bangladesh was returned Wednesday to Missouri from Honolulu, ... Syed Ahmed Jamal, 55, was being held Wednesday afternoon in the Platte County, Missouri, jail, his attorney, Rekha Sharma-Crawford, said on facebook.
Jeff Notes is the News-Leader's rolling coverage of developments in the Missouri General Assembly and within state government. This article may be regularly updated throughout the week. Questions about Missouri politics? email wschmitt@news-leader.com.
"If your government isn't working for you, then your elected officials should not get paid, it's that simple, said Smith. "There are many important causes like rebuilding Pinhook happening all across Missouri and all are a better recipients of funds than politicians who can't keep the basic functions of your ...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Missouri lawmakers are considering whether to mark an official day to celebrate sliced bread. A bill pending in the state House would designate July 7 as Missouri Sliced Bread Day. Supporters say the day is needed to promote tourism in the northern Missouri city of ...
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley says if a military parade doesn't happen in Washington D.C., the state of Missouri would be happy to host it. President Donald Trump says he wants a parade of troops, tanks and other military hardware in the U.S. capitol. The idea has ...


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