Government

Capitol News by District 6 State Senator Mike Kehoe

A week after the close of the regular legislative session, both the House and the Senate are preparing to convene Monday, May 22 for a special session. Gov. Eric Greitens called the legislature back into session, beginning 4 p.m., Monday, May 22 to consider legislation to facilitate the location of a steel mill and other

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Grantham appointment announced by Gov. Greitens after a long delay

After two and a half weeks’ delay and an inquiry by the Versailles Leader-Statesman, Gov. Eric Grietens’ office publicly announced the appointment of Stephen Grantham as 26th Judicial Circuit Associate Circuit Court Judge, serving Morgan County. Grantham was privately informed by the governor’s office of the appointment Monday, May 1 and the Leader-Statesman confirmed the

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Road maintenance, vacating on Commission’s plate

The Morgan County Commission Tuesday, May 16 had roads on the agenda, as they heard from a couple wanting improved maintenance on Lake Trail Road. They also approved the vacation of Silver Moon Road. Leroy and Cindy Brown, who live on a portion of Lake Trail Road (Lake Road 5-24) that is in Camden County,

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Laurie audit shows healthy reserves

by Janet Dabbs Lisa Officer of Officer CPA, LLC reported the city’s 2016 audit shows Laurie has healthy budget reserves during the Tuesday, May 9 Laurie Board of Aldermen meeting. “As a whole, the city is doing well holding back reserves for a couple of years,” Officer said. “A couple of years ago, you were

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Capitol Report by District 58 State Representative David Wood

The session has ended for another year and everyone is trying to analyze if it was successful or not. There were fewer bills passed and sent to the governor to sign this year. Most people expected an increase in legislation because we have a Republican House, Republican Senate, and a Republican governor. I was not

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Capitol News by District 6 State Senator Mike Kehoe

The 2017 legislative session came to a productive conclusion Friday. From the beginning, the Senate focused on tort, labor, and regulatory reforms in addition to passing a balanced budget that reflects the priorities of Missourians. Using these as the measure, the 2017 legislative session was extremely successful. I am disappointed we were not able to

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