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We publish Missouri political news stories.  Missouri State Capitol is located in Jefferson City.

Missouri News: Labor Secretary Visits Missouri Company To Promote Vet Program

ST LOUIS, MO (STL.News) U.S. Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta and Missouri’s U.S. Senator Roy Blunt visited an information technology company in O’Fallon, Missouri on Thursday to promote a program aimed at helping military veterans with employment opportunities. Winning Technologies is a recipient of the 2018 HIRE Vets Medallion Platinum Award for its participation in … Continue reading Missouri News: Labor Secretary Visits Missouri Company To Promote Vet Program

Missouri News: Statement from Missouri Senator Dave Schatz Regarding NCAA Penalties Against Mizzou

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) – Missouri Senate President Pro Tem Dave Schatz, R-Sullivan, issued the following statement regarding the penalties delivered by the NCAA against the University of Missouri-Columbia. “At a time when so many institutional bodies face questions about transparency and accountability, I find it especially egregious that the NCAA would punish the University … Continue reading Missouri News: Statement from Missouri Senator Dave Schatz Regarding NCAA Penalties Against Mizzou

Missouri News: Lunar New Year Celebration Takes Place at Missouri Capitol

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) – Missouri Governor Mike Parson and First Lady Teresa Parson hosted a celebration of the Lunar New Year Monday evening outside the Governor’s Office at the Missouri State Capitol. The evening featured a traditional lion dance by students from the St. Louis Chinese Language School, and a musical performance by students … Continue reading Missouri News: Lunar New Year Celebration Takes Place at Missouri Capitol

Missouri News: State Auditor’s Office responds to statement by Clay County Commission

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) On Feb. 4, 2019, the Clay County Commission released a statement regarding a recent legal action.  The response to that statement from the State Auditor’s Office is below: “This is a grossly inaccurate statement.  The subpoena has not been withdrawn.  Today’s legal action took place to ensure the case could proceed … Continue reading Missouri News: State Auditor’s Office responds to statement by Clay County Commission

Missouri News: Senator Jamilah Nasheed, Legislative Actions and Information for the Week of Jan. 28, 2019

JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) – The Missouri Senator Jamilah Nasheed released the following information: On The Floor One of the duties of the Missouri Senate is to give advice and consent to the governor’s appointments to the state’s boards and commissions.  This is meant to act as a check on the governor’s appointment power and … Continue reading Missouri News: Senator Jamilah Nasheed, Legislative Actions and Information for the Week of Jan. 28, 2019

Missouri News: Attorney General Eric Schmitt Recaps Successful First Month as Attorney General

Jefferson City, MO (STL.News) – Eric Schmitt is celebrating a successful first month as Missouri Attorney General while looking ahead to his priorities for the office in the coming months.  Schmitt was officially sworn into the office on January 3, 2019. Since assuming the office, Attorney General Schmitt has focused on accruing a talented staff, … Continue reading Missouri News: Attorney General Eric Schmitt Recaps Successful First Month as Attorney General