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Page, Trakas file to run again; both will have three challengers

Page, Trakas file to run again; both will have three challengers

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

April 2, 2020

St. Louis County Executive Sam Page will face three challengers in the Democratic primary this August, and Councilman Ernie Trakas also has three challengers for his 6th District seat. Filing for county, state and federal offices for the Aug. 4 primary began in February and ended Tuesday. County exec...

Deb Lavender challenges Koenig in 2020 race for Senate seat representing Sunset Hills

Deb Lavender challenges Koenig in 2020 race for Senate seat representing Sunset Hills

November 1, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com A current state legislator and physical therapist from Kirkwood is looking to turn a historically red state Senate district blue in 2020. State Rep. Deb Lavender, a Democrat, announced in May that she is launching a 2020 bid for state Se...

Legislature legalizes hemp

May 12, 2018

By Brendan Crowley Columbia Missourian “This is not a plant that anyone is going to want to smoke,” Rep. Paul Curtman said of the industrial hemp that licensed Missourians will be able to grow and sell under a bill that passed both chambers. Curtman’s bill will allow industrial hemp on up to 2,000 acr...

Haefner among legislators signing on to Greitens’ impeachment during special session

Gov. Eric Greitens, left, talks to south county resident and former Rep. Earlene Judd in St. Louis County the day before he was inaugurated earlier this year. Photo by Gloria Lloyd.

April 28, 2018

By Daphne Psaledakis, Riley Newton and Kaitlin Washburn Columbia Missourian JEFFERSON CITY — Republican lawmakers are gathering signatures to consider impeachment of the governor during a special session, theoretically clearing the way to conduct business as usual in the regular session’s fina...

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