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Missouri News: Missouri AG Josh Hawley Files Amicus Brief Opposing Mandated Government Subsidization of Discriminatory Boycotts Against Israel

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley and eight other states today filed an amicus brief in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit supporting Arizona’s motion to stay a preliminary injunction against an Arizona law that prohibits the State from entering into procurement contracts with businesses that boycott Israel. … Continue reading Missouri News: Missouri AG Josh Hawley Files Amicus Brief Opposing Mandated Government Subsidization of Discriminatory Boycotts Against Israel

Missouri News: Missouri Governor Parson Signs Executive Order Creating Bicentennial Commission

Lt. Governor Mike Kehoe and Senate President Pro Tem Ron Richard to Present at State Historical Society Dinner JEFFERSON CITY, MO — Friday morning Missouri Governor Mike Parson signed Executive Order 18-07 for the creation of a Bicentennial Commission.  The commission will aid the State Historical Society of Missouri as it implements the commemoration of … Continue reading Missouri News: Missouri Governor Parson Signs Executive Order Creating Bicentennial Commission

Missouri News: Hawley Launches New Ad Blasting Liberal Senators for Creating Circus of Kavanaugh Confirmation Process

COLUMBIA, MO – The Hawley Campaign released a new ad today in which Josh Hawley blasts liberal Senators for creating a circus of the Kavanaugh confirmation process. In the ad, Hawley calls out “liberals like Claire McCaskill and Chuck Schumer” for only wanting power, not the truth, and Republicans who won’t stand up for Judge Kavanaugh. … Continue reading Missouri News: Hawley Launches New Ad Blasting Liberal Senators for Creating Circus of Kavanaugh Confirmation Process

Missouri News: 30 for 30: Claire McCaskill Promises to Fight for Protections for Missourians with Pre-Existing Conditions

COLUMBIA, MO — Today, McCaskill for Missouri released a new video featuring Senator Claire McCaskill and Missouri families who depend on current protections for pre-existing conditions.  Millions of Missourians could be denied health insurance coverage if Josh Hawley’s lawsuit to take away these protections is successful, and Claire is doing everything she can to make … Continue reading Missouri News: 30 for 30: Claire McCaskill Promises to Fight for Protections for Missourians with Pre-Existing Conditions

Missouri News: AG Josh Hawley Announces Final Results of Rape Kit Audit, SAKI Grant Award

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley yesterday announced that his Office has received a $2.8 million Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) grant from the U.S. Department of Justice.  The Attorney General also announced the final results of the statewide rape kit audit conducted by his office. The Attorney General’s Office final audit … Continue reading Missouri News: AG Josh Hawley Announces Final Results of Rape Kit Audit, SAKI Grant Award

Missouri News: Governor Parson Makes Appointments to Boards, Commissions

JEFFERSON CITY, MO — Today, Governor Parson announced six new appointments to various boards and commissions. Dr. Maynard Bill Jones, of Versailles, was reappointed to the Missouri Veterinary Medical Board. Jones is a veterinarian at the Versailles Veterinary Clinic with over 46 years of experience.  He holds a doctorate in veterinary medicine from the University … Continue reading Missouri News: Governor Parson Makes Appointments to Boards, Commissions

Missouri News: AG Josh Hawley Obtains a $45,467 Judgment against Best Way A-Z Hot Mix Paving for Shoddy, Incomplete Asphalt Work

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley obtained a $45,467 judgment on behalf of 11 Missourians who received poor or incomplete paving or sealing services from Darin Ruby and his business, Best Way A-Z Hot Mix Paving. Ruby approached potential customers door-to-door offering discounted asphalt and sealing services.  After they paid for services … Continue reading Missouri News: AG Josh Hawley Obtains a $45,467 Judgment against Best Way A-Z Hot Mix Paving for Shoddy, Incomplete Asphalt Work

Missouri News: Auditor Nicole Galloway discovers money is missing, city funds were misused in Glasgow

Whistleblower tip led to request to audit by city; thousands went missing or were misused under watch of former city administrator JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Thousands of dollars are missing, city funds were used to pay a personal credit card and firearms are unaccounted for according to an audit of Glasgow released by State Auditor … Continue reading Missouri News: Auditor Nicole Galloway discovers money is missing, city funds were misused in Glasgow