Missouri Political News

Missouri News: Relief Assistance Available For Missourians Suffering From Drought Conditions

JEFFERSON CITY, MO — As of August 17, 2018, a drought alert has been issued for 86 counties across the state, affecting more than 3.8 million Missourians. “Since May 2017, every county in Missouri has been affected by dry to exceptionally dry conditions,” said Sen. Denny Hoskins.  “Weather forecast models show grave situations which can … Continue reading Missouri News: Relief Assistance Available For Missourians Suffering From Drought Conditions

Missouri News: Attorney General Josh Hawley Files Lawsuit Against the St. Louis Housing Authority

Suit to enforce landlord tenant laws and provide safe and properly maintained homes JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley today filed a lawsuit against the St. Louis Housing Authority and McCormack Baron Management, Inc., challenging the conditions of the Clinton-Peabody Housing Complex in St. Louis.  Earlier this year, the Attorney General’s Office … Continue reading Missouri News: Attorney General Josh Hawley Files Lawsuit Against the St. Louis Housing Authority

Missouri News: Missouri Secretary of State, Ashcroft, to Visit Missouri State Fair, Attend Governor’s Ham Breakfast

JEFFERSON CITY, MO — Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft will visit the Missouri State Fair tomorrow and join Gov. Mike Parson, other elected officials and agricultural leaders at the 66th annual Governor’s Ham Breakfast, which begins at 8 a.m. at the state fairgrounds in Sedalia. “The breakfast is a great chance for Missourians to … Continue reading Missouri News: Missouri Secretary of State, Ashcroft, to Visit Missouri State Fair, Attend Governor’s Ham Breakfast

Missouri News: Ashcroft Thanks Voters, Election Officials, Poll Workers for Successful Primary Election

Jefferson City, MO — Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft thanked voters, election officials and poll workers today for helping to make yesterday’s primary election a success. “Thank you to all the Missourians who went to the polls yesterday and made their voice heard,” Ashcroft said.  “Missouri’s county clerks and election boards and their colleagues … Continue reading Missouri News: Ashcroft Thanks Voters, Election Officials, Poll Workers for Successful Primary Election

Missouri Political News: Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley on Primary Election Victory

SPRINGFIELD, MO – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley issued the following statement Tuesday night after winning the Missouri Republican Primary for U.S. Senate: “Tonight the conservative people of Missouri sent a message loud and clear to the Washington elites.  Missouri sent a message in 2016, but Claire McCaskill was so comfortable in her Washington condo … Continue reading Missouri Political News: Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley on Primary Election Victory

Missouri News: Department of Revenue Director, Joel Walters, elected to Multistate Tax Commission Executive Committee

JEFFERSON CITY, MO — Missouri Department of Revenue Director Joel Walters was elected to the Executive Committee of the Multistate Tax Commission at its annual meeting, held last month in Boston.  The Commission is an intergovernmental state tax agency working on behalf of states and taxpayers to facilitate the equitable and efficient administration of state … Continue reading Missouri News: Department of Revenue Director, Joel Walters, elected to Multistate Tax Commission Executive Committee

Missouri News: Missouri State releases July 2018 General Revenue Report

General revenue collections decreased 5.3% compared to July 2017 to July 2018 JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri State Budget Director Dan Haug announced today that July 2018 net general revenue collections decreased 5.3 percent compared to July 2017, from $574.2 million last year to $543.6 million this year. GROSS COLLECTIONS BY TAX TYPE Individual income … Continue reading Missouri News: Missouri State releases July 2018 General Revenue Report

Missouri Political News: MO Auditor Galloway releases monthly reports on local government, special district financial information

JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway yesterday issued monthly reports detailing the compliance of local governments and other political subdivisions with financial reporting laws. One report includes cities, towns and villages while the other lists political subdivisions such as water, fire protection and other taxing districts.  These entities are required to file annual … Continue reading Missouri Political News: MO Auditor Galloway releases monthly reports on local government, special district financial information