Missouri News

Gregory, Hoffman face off on the issues in 96th District House race

Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com David Gregory, a Republican attorney, is running for re-election in the 96th Missouri House District Tuesday, Nov. 6, and is being challenged by Democrat Erica Hoffman, a stay-at-home mother and school volunteer. Gregory, 33, 12820 Weber Hill Road, Sunset Hills, was elected in 2016 to represent the 96th District. He

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Clean Missouri measure is back on ballot

The proposed Missouri constitutional amendment on ethics reform and redistricting, “Clean Missouri,” is back on the Nov. 6 ballot after a favorable appellate court ruling. The measure will appear as Amendment 1 on the ballot. Among other reforms, it will limit lobbyist gifts to legislators and campaign contributions and create new legislative districts. Three lobbyists,

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Legislators from south county take opposing views on taxes, budget

Sen. Andrew Koenig speaks at the Tesson Ferry Republican Club this summer. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The 2018 session of the Missouri Legislature officially ended last week with a joint veto and special session, wrapping up a year that showcased differences among south county’s legislators that mirror Missouri’s

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South county legislators’ views on education span all sides of spectrum

Rep. Doug Beck, D-Affton, presents a legislative commendation to retiring Lindbergh Superintendent Jim Simpson in June. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com One of the topics that Missouri legislators focused on in this week’s special session is education. Gov. Mike Parson called legislators back to expand access to STEM education, or education that focuses more

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