He followed his father into politics, and now former Missouri Gov. Matt Blunt has officially followed his step-mother’s lead and become a registered lobbyist.
An unaccredited St. Louis-area school district facing possible bankruptcy could pay as much as $130,000 for lobbying efforts while urging Missouri lawmakers to approve a financial rescue.
Tim Jones is harkening back to the days of Republican Governor Matt Blunt and his major cuts to the program.
Koster was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Four years ago, he won a Democratic contest that was close enough to allow for a recount.
Florida U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio was in suburban St. Louis earlier this week. Texas Gov. Rick Perry is coming Monday.
Missouri could take money from its student loan authority to help finance the governor’s agenda for higher education.
The ads accuse Holden of taking over 300 taxpayer-funded trips on a state airplane. One, parodying a popular Mastercard ad campaign, attacks the governor for “lavish” spending.