Eric Greitens

U.S. Senator Josh Hawley subpoenaed in Sunshine Law case

By Brennan John Columbia Missourian Missouri’s U.S. Senator Josh Hawley has been subpoenaed in a case involving possible violations of the state’s public records law when he served as Missouri attorney general. The subpoena came from Missouri’s 19th Circuit Court in Cole County. Hawley is ordered to give depositions and bring all documents and notes

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Voters to decide fate of Missouri ‘right-to-work’

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Voters in St. Louis County could be the tipping point in a statewide vote next week to decide once and for all whether Missouri will be a “right-to-work” state or not. Voters will decide on the matter Tuesday, Aug. 7, when they will consider Proposition A, a referendum to

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Incoming governor Mike Parson brings less drama to Jefferson City

By Noah Higgins-Dunn Columbia Missourian Missouri’s next governor, Mike Parson, has few similarities to Gov. Eric Greitens, but he might serve as a greater ally for Republicans in Jefferson City. Parson will become Missouri’s 57th governor at 5 p.m. Friday, after Greitens announced he would resign Tuesday evening amid criminal charges and scathing reports by the Missouri House’s

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Greitens resigns

By Katherine Palmer Columbia Missourian JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens’ once-meteoric political rise crashed Tuesday at the state Capitol as he announced his resignation. “This ordeal has been designed to cause an incredible amount of strain on my family,” said the 44-year-old Rhodes Scholar with a degree in ethics. Standing alone, his voice cracked as

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Governor’s lakeside house has complicated financial history

By Kaitlin Washburn, Kathryn Hardison, Daphne Psaledakis and Max Fillion Columbia Missourian JEFFERSON CITY — Shortly after the start of his term last year, Gov. Eric Greitens and his wife, Sheena, bought a lakeside home intended to be an escape. But even this secluded getaway can’t escape the twists and turns of his first year

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Private sources paid $325k in travel for Greitens last year

By Max Fillion Columbia Missourian JEFFERSON CITY — Gov. Eric Greitens received nearly $325,000 in travel and lodging support last year, according to a report his office filed this month with the Missouri Ethics Commission. All the funding came from private sources, not taxpayer dollars. Greitens listed the Republican Governors Association as his most expensive

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