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The Public Service Commission rejected an application from project backers last year. Two-hundred-six miles of the line would cross private land, including dozens of Missouri farms. Former Governor Jay Nixon supported plans for the line in front of the justices. Landowners say the Texas-based company ...
Missouri's former governor is urging the state Supreme Court to overturn a decision blocking a 780-mile power line that would carry wind energy across the ... The state Public Service Commission cited a state appeals court ruling in a separate case that determined a utility first must get approval from local ...

Klahr also said there's been no pressure from the governor's office to act on any specific issues supported by Greitens. He added that they do expect the quorum to be restored before the ethics commission's next meeting on April 25. Dixon and Schaaf both suggested that it would be in Greitens' interest to ...
The previous week, Attorney General Josh Hawley announced he would be launching a probe into the governor's campaign's use of donor and email lists connected to the charity. Greitens paid a $100 dollar fine to ethics commission in April 2017 after admitting his campaign had used the charity's donor ...
The governor spoke at Friday afternoon's formal announcement in the St. Jude industrial park, where he reminded residents he called Missouri ... because the company will be using power from an electric cooperative, which is outside the jurisdiction of the Missouri Public Service Commission (PSC).
Before joining Greitens, Earl lobbied for the Missouri Department of Corrections and the Missouri State Auditor. Green represented the Missouri Chamber of Commerce, and Nuestadt had no previous lobbying experience in Missouri, according to the commission's reports. Scott also worked as an attorney ...

That's when Dwyer met the man who would become the first sitting governor in the state of Missouri to be indicted on a felony charge. “While he was speaking, we ... Greitens already paid a $100 fine to the Missouri Ethics Commission over his campaign's use of the donor list. Last week Attorney General ...
If the House were to vote to impeach the governor, the Missouri Constitution requires the state Senate to elect "a special commission of seven eminent jurists" to try the case against him. While the grand jury's criminal charge could result in a prison sentence of up to four years, the only punishment Greitens ...
In response, Governor Greitens took action to protect Missouri veterans, replacing all five of the previous administration's appointees to the Missouri Veterans Commission, called on Larry Kay to be replaced as the Executive Director of the Missouri Veterans Commission and for Rolando Carter, the ...
The first-term Republican governor was indicted late Thursday on felony invasion of privacy. (AP Photo/Jeff ... But Democrats pounced after the AP report, filing a complaint with the Missouri Ethics Commission that said that Greitens received an in-kind contribution without reporting it. By April 2017, after ...
“He's not the type of guy who would be elected governor, but he'd make a good governor,” said Chris Kelly, former state representative from Columbia, who had an 18-year career in the ... In a Missouri Housing Development Commission meeting, he voted against ending the low-income housing tax credit.
Normally, when a state official in Missouri is impeached, the commission that decides if they are removed from office is the Missouri Supreme Court. However, to avoid bias, if a member of the Missouri Supreme Court or the governor is impeached, a separate commission is elected by Missouri's Senate.
Eric Greitens speaks during an interview in his office at the Missouri Capitol in Jefferson City Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. Greitens discussed having ... Gardner also could be revisiting complaints referred to the Missouri Ethics Commission dating to Greitens' 2016 campaign for governor. Greitens' lead attorney ...
The governor also praises the Warrensburg Veterans Home in western Missouri. During the interview, Greitens also mentioned the recent controversy involving the St. Louis Veterans Home. Greitens notes he's replaced five members of the nine-member Missouri Veterans Commission. He tells KXEO that ...
Among multiple state probes of the home was an investigation conducted by Parson's office that concluded the state needed new leadership in both the home and the Missouri Veterans Commission. Gov. Eric Greitens late last year replaced five members of the commission and called for a purge of top ...
The first-term Republican governor's political adviser, Austin Chambers, confirmed the ad buy Wednesday night, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports . Greitens, who has refused calls from fellow GOP lawmakers to resign, has acknowledged having an extramarital affair with his hairdresser in 2015 as he was ...
Eric Grietens with his family on Tuesday, August 2, 2016, at Eric Greitens watch party at the Doubletree Hotel in Chesterfield, after he was declared the winner in the Republican Governor primaries. With him is his wife, Sheena, and his two sons: Jacob, two months and Joshua, 2. Photo by J.B. Forbes, ...

Wednesday morning, Baker disclosed to the ethics commission that as part of his duties representing Dowd Bennett he also would be lobbying on behalf ... 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 ...
ST. LOUIS — Arguing his first case since returning to practicing law, former Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon told a panel of state appellate court judges yesterday that the Public Service Commission erred in rejecting a $2.3 billion Grain Belt Express transmission line that would bisect the state.
The Missouri Senate has advanced a bill changing the way utility rates are regulated after an overnight filibuster. ... Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens told reporters earlier Thursday at the Governor's Mansion that he was reserving judgment on the evolving bill but supports "regulatory reform" and the efforts of the ...
He used his appointment power to pack the Missouri Housing Development Commission to cut off state funding for low-income housing tax credits. ... in part: “This act requires the Governor to inform the Missouri Senate, in writing, of any appointments to state boards or commissions made while the General ...
State law mandates that the company get incentives if it meets job-creation goals. The founder and CEO of NICE is Tim Noonan, who's also on the board of The Mission Continues, the veterans charity Greitens founded. Noonan was appointed by the governor to the Missouri Veterans Commission last year.
The Missouri Senate is weighing a bill that would revoke the governor's ability to appoint and remove people at will from state boards and commissions. ... and the more recent resignation of Greitens' three nominees to the Missouri Housing Development Commission after they voted to cut off low income ...
For example, he would have to inform the Senate of any appointments made to state boards or commissions when the General Assembly is not in session. ... The governor also appointed new members to the Missouri Veterans Commission, who then forced the executive director, Larry Kay, to resign amid ...
12 for the Jefferson County race, according to the Missouri Ethics Commission. Eddy Justice, the treasurer of the HRCC, said spending was only part of the HRCC's winning formula. “You can't win elections without money,” he said. “But you can't win elections with only money. The Republicans have proven ...
Both legislative leaders and Colyer's office have worked on anti-harassment policies with the Women's Foundation, a Kansas City, Missouri-based nonprofit ... state government, he can't set policies for the offices of other elected officials, state universities or independent boards and regulatory commissions.
The commission says it is bound to follow the ruling of the Court of Appeals. Former Missouri governor Jay Nixon is leading the team representing Grain Belt. The outcome of the Eastern District case will likely wholly impact whether Grain Belt Express lives or dies. Missouri is the lone state yet to approve the ...
Larry Kay and the members of the Missouri Veterans Commission who were protecting him. They had a reason to be loyal to Kay, who was the commission's executive director until he resigned under pressure from the governor in December. The executive director of the commission hands out about $1.6 ...
Eric Greitens' nominees to a state board were seen as a win by lawmakers who have challenged the governor's use of recess appointments to advance his agenda. Three people Greitens appointed to the Missouri Housing Development Commission resigned when it became clear that there was enough ...
JEFFERSON CITY — Three members of the Missouri Housing Development Commission resigned Thursday in the face of strong opposition to their ... “But I also could not envision that the governor would use his appointment ability the way he does, to dominate boards and commissions and do a lot of ...
All of that accomplishment was overshadowed by Greitens' strategy for gaining control of issues and agencies run by appointed boards and commissions. He put the Missouri Clean Water Commission and the Missouri Veterans Commission in his crosshairs in an effort to change standards for farming and ...
One of the most important functions of the Missouri Senate is to approve the governor's appointments to our state's more than 200 boards and commissions. Each session, I meet and speak to many qualified candidates who are interested and passionate about serving their state. They want to help others by ...
On the second day of this year's legislative session he resigned his seat in the Senate in order to accept an appointment to the Missouri Public Service Commission, which regulates utilities. And his new job comes courtesy of someone he's often criticized, fellow Republican and governor, Eric Greitens.
The initiative will also take away the redistricting process, currently in the hands of Governor Eric Greitens who selects a bipartisan commission, and put a non-partisan expert in charge of redrawing congressional districts, under the supervision of a citizens' commission. Missouri Republicans have accused ...
Just days into the 2018 legislative session, after 13 years of service in the General Assembly, Kansas City Republican Senator Ryan Silvey was out of the statehouse and beginning a six-year term on the Missouri Public Service Commission. Silvey had frequently clashed with Governor Eric Greitens, and in ...
Ecker was appointed by three different U.S. Secretaries of Agriculture to represent Missouri on the United Soybean Board. He is a past vice chairman of the U.S. Soybean Export Council and has served as an agriculture field representative for U.S. Representative Sam Graves. He is a member of Missouri ...
Records filed with the Missouri Ethics Commission this week show the governor's campaign operation began paying rent on space in the building in ... Since his admission he cheated on his wife, the Missouri governor has shuttled between the mansion, the Capitol and the offices of his dark-money ...
Senior aides to Gov. Eric Greitens met with members of the state education board prior to the December firing of Education Commissioner Margie Vandeven, one of the governor's appointees revealed in a recent deposition. Greitens' director of boards and commissions met with at least one Missouri State ...
For at least 25,000 Missouri children and their parents, the question of when their coverage under the Children's Health Insurance Program could end is a ... they shut out the public, too, until such time as an officially scrubbed version of the news is released through the governor's office or Facebook page.
In 1977, Smith became director of state and local government affairs for the Missouri Farm Bureau, a position he held until 1986. He then served four ... When Ashcroft left the governor's office, Smith was named to the Commission on the Retirement, Removal and Discipline of Judges. He served on that ...
Five GOP lawmakers publicly called on Greitens to step aside or said the governor should consider doing so. Their statements came Tuesday, the first workday after the holiday weekend. Other Republicans said it was too early to call for his resignation or expressed hope that the distraction would not derail ...
It gave initial approval Tuesday to a bill loosening regulations on hair braiders, but not without Democratic Rep. Michael Butler taking a rhetorical jab during debate by alluding to the governor's affair with a hairdresser. The Senate confirmed 25 of Greitens' appointees to various boards and commissions ...
Now Missouri has the Governor Greitens sex scandal. As a candidate in 2016, his website stated “the games in Jefferson City work just fine for the sleazy insiders.” Well, look how quick the sleaze rubbed off on Greitens. In April 2017, Greitens was fined $1,000 by the Missouri Ethics Commission for ...
Greitens also talked about streamlining Missouri's boards and commissions and urged lawmakers to pass Sen. Jeanie Riddle's bill that does that. Although Riddle, R-Mokane, wasn't available for comment after Greitens' speech, Kehoe said: "Going through those (boards and commissions) and making ...
The Senate should insist that the governor respect the board's mandate for independence and bipartisanship. ... But the previously constituted commission had a 100 percent approval rate for charter school applications, Robbyn Wahby, head of the Missouri Charter Public School Commission, told the ...
And he's used his power to appoint new members to boards and commissions to enact big changes in state policy. His appointees to the Missouri House Development Commission voted to eliminate funding for low-income housing tax credits. His appointees to the clean water commission voted to allow ...
On December 19, Governor Eric “Geronimo” Greitens metaphorically rappelled into a meeting of the Missouri Housing Development Commission (MHDC) and spearheaded a commission vote to eliminate approximately $150 million of state low-income housing tax credits for 2018. (The EYE is, of course, ...
JEFFERSON CITY, MO/January 4, 2018 (STL.News) Yesterday it was announced that Missouri Governor Eric Greitens made the following interim appointments to various boards and commissions. Sam Devinki was appointed to the Holocaust Education and Awareness Commission. Devinki, of Kansas City, is the President ...
The Republican governor and his allies on the Missouri Housing Development Commission already have acted along these lines outside the legislative process by voting not to issue state low-income housing tax credits. This move, which Greitens touted as a fiscally responsible reform of an inefficient ...
Lawmakers also need to clarify limits on the governor's authority to make interim appointments to boards and commissions before nominees are considered by the people's branch of government. ... The Missouri Ethics Commission needs additional staff and more authority to mete out punishments.


 

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