Former House Speaker Catherine Hanaway’s statement that she’s considering running for Missouri governor reminds me of other major Missouri politicians who sought to return to elective office after years of absence.
A controversial rodeo clown who lost his job at the Missouri state fair last month for mocking the president, has now found work in the state capitol. The Jefferson City News-Tribune reports that rodeo clown […]
“We’re not even at the half in the legislative session…we’ve got plenty of time,” Nixon responded, using one of his frequent sports analogies.
I suspect few, if any, of the current members of the Missouri Senate understand why their chamber desktops have what look like brass drains you would find in a kitchen or bathroom sink.
One of the major changes in Missouri’s legislature in recent years has been the decline of abortion politics.
Every two years around this time, statehouse folks anxiously awaited release of the manual by the Secretary of State.
One of the issues that has generated discussion within the press corps this legislative session is a bill to take away the offices and parking spaces at Missouri’s Capitol that are assigned to reporters who cover state government.
There’s a long tradition of filing bills for symbolic purposes or to make a statement.
“Simple words and country stories belie a depth of political skills, sophistication and determination that can catch the metro politicians off guard.”
Every January after a general election, I’m fascinated by those who will be leaving office after years, sometimes decades, of service.