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Missouri News: Missouri State Senator Bill White Appointed as Chairman of the Veterans and Military Affairs Committee

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Jan. 16, 2019 – Missouri State Senator Bill White, R–Joplin, was appointed to seven committees including the Veterans and Military Affairs committee where he will serve as the chairman.  This will be Sen. White’s first leadership role in the Missouri Senate as he serves the residents of the 32nd Senatorial District. … Continue reading Missouri News: Missouri State Senator Bill White Appointed as Chairman of the Veterans and Military Affairs Committee

Iowa News: Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds appoints Michael Hooper as District Court Judge

DES MOINES, IA – Jan. 13, 2019 – Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds today announced her appointment of Michael Hooper as district court judge in the Fourth Judicial District. Hooper, of Atlantic, Iowa, received his undergraduate degree from the University of Nebraska-Omaha and his law degree from Creighton University Law School.  He currently serves as the … Continue reading Iowa News: Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds appoints Michael Hooper as District Court Judge

Business News: Williams Appoints Scott Hallam as Senior Vice President of Atlantic-Gulf Operating Area

TULSA, OK – Jan. 9, 2019 – The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE: WMB) (“Williams”) today announced that Scott Hallam has been named senior vice president over the company’s Atlantic-Gulf Operating Area, succeeding Frank Ferazzi, who previously announced his retirement. Hallam has most recently served as vice president and general manager, Eastern Interstates (including oversight of … Continue reading Business News: Williams Appoints Scott Hallam as Senior Vice President of Atlantic-Gulf Operating Area

Missouri News: Missouri Governor Mike Parson Announces Scott Fitzpatrick as the Next State Treasurer of Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, MO — Yesterday, Missouri Governor Mike Parson announced Scott Fitzpatrick as the next State Treasurer of Missouri. Governor Parson said, “I am honored to appoint Scott Fitzpatrick as the next State Treasurer.  Scott has built his career, as a small business owner and legislator, with a proven track record of being a wise … Continue reading Missouri News: Missouri Governor Mike Parson Announces Scott Fitzpatrick as the Next State Treasurer of Missouri

WASHINGTON | Russia probe cost surpasses $25 million since May 2017

WASHINGTON  — The Russia investigation has cost more than $25 million since special counsel Robert Mueller’s appointment, according to a new Justice Department report released Friday. The report is the third compiled by the Justice Department to detail Mueller’s expenditures as he investigates Russian election interference and any coordination with associates of President Donald Trump. … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Russia probe cost surpasses $25 million since May 2017

WASHINGTON | Former Attorney General William Barr contender for old job

WASHINGTON  — William Barr, who served as attorney general under President George H.W. Bush, has emerged as a top contender for that job in President Donald Trump’s Cabinet, two people familiar with the president’s selection process said Thursday. The appointment of a new attorney general would come at a precarious time as special counsel Robert … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Former Attorney General William Barr contender for old job

WASHINGTON | Democratic senators sue over Whitaker’s appointment as AG

WASHINGTON— Three Senate Democrats filed a lawsuit Monday arguing that Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker‘s appointment is unconstitutional and asking a federal judge to remove him. The suit, filed by Sens. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, Mazie Hirono of Hawaii and Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island, argues that Whitaker’s appointment violates the Constitution because he has … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Democratic senators sue over Whitaker’s appointment as AG