A state House member from eastern Missouri has pleaded guilty to driving while intoxicated in the capital city.
Missouri’s Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon said Tuesday that state ethics laws need to be revamped in light of accusations that led to the resignations of two state lawmakers this year.
Missouri’s Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon says the claims raise questions about LeVota’s ability to serve in office.
“We must avoid slipping further behind other states in the quality of our children’s education, the capacity of our economy to grow, and our ability to care for our state’s most vulnerable,” Rauner told members of the General Assembly.”
“I am still a Democrat at heart and I didn’t want to leave,” English said. “I’m still voting the same way I did before; my labor-friendly Democrats won’t have to worry.”
During his remarks Wednesday related to Ferguson, Nixon said there often is “too much fear and too little trust.”
Jay Nixon has given the go-ahead to spend $132 million on improvements to the Capitol and other state facilities.
State Rep. Don Moffitt is forming a “fitness caucus” at the Capitol to encourage fellow lawmakers, others to shed some pounds and eat healthier.
Hundreds turned out for the “March on Springfield,” with many waving signs and flags.
A Democratic proposal to ban smoking in the Capitol offices of Missouri House members was snuffed out Tuesday in a Republican-led committee.