politics

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

Washington News: Pelosi Sends Letter to Speaker Ryan Urging House Votes on Bipartisan Priorities of the American People

Washington, D.C. – Today, Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi sent a letter to Speaker Paul Ryan urging him to schedule votes on bipartisan legislation that speaks to the needs of the American people, including legislation to address the soaring costs of prescription drugs, to rebuild our infrastructure and create millions of good-paying jobs, to protect the … Continue reading Washington News: Pelosi Sends Letter to Speaker Ryan Urging House Votes on Bipartisan Priorities of the American People

Missouri Political News: Missouri Governor Mike Parson Signs Income Tax Cut for Missourians

Announces First Step to Long-term Tax Reform JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri Governor Mike Parson visited Springfield, MO on Thursday to sign an income tax cut bill that will allow Missouri families to keep more of their paychecks.  This new tax cut will boost Missouri’s economy with reforms to both the individual income tax and … Continue reading Missouri Political News: Missouri Governor Mike Parson Signs Income Tax Cut for Missourians

Homeland Security News: Readout from Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen’s Trip to Mexico

WASHINGTON – On July 13, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen joined Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin in Mexico City, Mexico for meetings with Mexican government officials. While in Mexico, Secretary Nielsen participated in discussions with President Enrique Peña Nieto, Secretary of Foreign Relations Luis Videgaray Caso, … Continue reading Homeland Security News: Readout from Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen’s Trip to Mexico

NEW YORK | James Woods suggests his agent dropped him over politics

NEW YORK  — James Woods’ agent has dropped the actor as a client, citing patriotism. Woods on Thursday shared on Twitter an email from his agent, Ken Kaplan. In the excerpted email from Wednesday, Kaplan said he was “feeling patriotic” and no longer wanted to represent Woods. Woods is among Hollywood’s most outspoken conservatives. On … Continue reading NEW YORK | James Woods suggests his agent dropped him over politics

WASHINGTON | AP names Steven Sloan as news editor overseeing politics

WASHINGTON — The Associated Press on Friday named Steven Sloan as news editor overseeing political coverage, including the 2018 midterm elections and the 2020 presidential campaign. Sloan will oversee AP’s national reporting team and work closely with reporters in Washington, as well as around the United States. His appointment was announced by AP Washington bureau … Continue reading WASHINGTON | AP names Steven Sloan as news editor overseeing politics

Missouri News: Missouri Auditor Galloway to conduct closeout audits of the offices of the Governor & Lieutenant Governor

Reviews will examine policies, procedures and financial activity to assist in transition JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway yesterday announced that due to the resignation of Eric Greitens, her office will conduct audits of the governor and lieutenant governor.  The State Auditor’s Office performs closeout audits of statewide offices to assist in … Continue reading Missouri News: Missouri Auditor Galloway to conduct closeout audits of the offices of the Governor & Lieutenant Governor

Remarks by President Trump After Review of Border Wall Prototypes in San Diego, CA

SAN DIEGO, CA (STL.News) The White House released the following comments made by President Trump today during his visit THE PRESIDENT: Well, thank you very much, Secretary Nielsen; Acting Commissioner McAleenan; and the incredible Border Patrol agents, CBP officers who are doing an amazing job; ICE agents and officers, who I know so many of … Continue reading Remarks by President Trump After Review of Border Wall Prototypes in San Diego, CA