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Legislators from both parties unveil the ‘Cloria Brown Highway’ Lindbergh sign

Legislators from both parties unveil the ‘Cloria Brown Highway’ Lindbergh sign

November 3, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The legacy of the late state Rep. Cloria Brown will live on after a stretch of Lindbergh Boulevard from Interstate 55 to Lin Ferry Drive was dubbed the “Cloria Brown Memorial Highway.” A new sign indicating the memorial highway was unv...

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

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

February 21, 2019

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 ordere...

Legislators wrap up 2018 with eventful session for state and south county

Rep. Marsha Haefner, R-Oakville, speaks to the South County Chamber of Commerce this summer about an eventful year in Jefferson City. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

September 13, 2018

Rep. Marsha Haefner, R-Oakville, speaks to the South County Chamber of Commerce this summer about an eventful year in Jefferson City. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Legislators head back to Jefferson City for a combined veto and special session...

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

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

August 1, 2018

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 consid...

Greitens resigns, Parson takes oath as Missouri’s 57th governor

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.

June 7, 2018

Here's a recap of the events of last week in Jefferson City. See this article for more information on new Gov. Mike Parson. By Katherine Palmer Columbia Missourian Gov. Eric Greitens’ once-meteoric political rise crashed last week as he resigned from office after months of pressure in a deal in ex...

Incoming governor Mike Parson brings less drama to Jefferson City

Gov. Mike Parson

May 30, 2018

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 re...

Greitens resigns

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.

May 30, 2018

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 Scho...

Greitens resigns: ‘Let us walk off the battlefield with our heads held high’

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.

May 29, 2018

This is a developing story. Check back for updates. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Gov. Eric Greitens announced Tuesday he will become the first governor of Missouri to resign since 1857, effective at 5 p.m. Friday, June 1. The embattled governor did not specify his r...

Governor’s lakeside house has complicated financial history

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.

May 15, 2018

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 twi...

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

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.

May 14, 2018

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...

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