“If you don’t limit spending all you’re going to see is bigger problems down the road,” Sen. Brad Lager said.
Just one Missourian has won the office three times, Democrat Frank Gaines Harris who started his service as lieutenant governor in 1933.
He narrowly edged State Senator Brad Lager and will face Democrat Susan Montee in November.
Mark Reardon: St. Louis County Trash Contract, Kinder-Lager Debate, & Eliminating Taxes On Olympic Medals
Steve Stenger discusses the costly St. Louis County 10-year trash hauling contract. Peter Kinder and Brad Lager square off in a debate. Aaron Shock is trying to eliminate the federal tax on the medals won by American Olympic athletes. St. Louisan Ryan Metcalf discusses a law that he is trying to get passed.
A negative campaign ad points to last year’s scandal involving Lt. Gov. Kinder and a Metro East strip club.
NRA Endorses Brad Lager, Republican candidate for Lt. Governor
Mark Reardon: Missouri State Senator Brad Lager, GOP Senate Race, Texas Voter ID Trial, & Scientology
Mark talks with Lt. Governor hopeful Brad lager, Politco’s David Catanese about the Missouri GOP Senate race, John Brunner about his property tax situation, Joe Pags about the Texas Voter ID trial, and Frank Flinn about the Church of Scientology.
Republican Brad Lager is also calling for House Speaker Steve Tilley and Senate President Pro Tem Rob Mayer.
It’s Friday, so it’s time for the Reardon Roundtable! Plus Lt. Governor candidate Brad Lager and Pink Floyd tribute band El Monstero join Mark in studio.
Democrat Sara Lampe cited her experience serving on the House Budget Committee, running a small business and working in public education.