What began as a bipartisan effort to distribute $5 billion in federal funds, and keep some Illinois programs afloat despite a budget stalemate, appeared Tuesday to be headed for a veto by Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner amid a continuing financing feud with Democrats in the General Assembly.
Republican lawmakers are calling on Democratic Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon to arm the state National Guard after a recent attack on two Tennessee military facilities left five soldiers dead.
State Sen. Bob Dixon joined four other announced Republican candidates vying for Missouri governor in 2016, touting his Christian faith and conservative views during an announcement Monday on the front porch of his Springfield home.
Conservative Rex Sinquefield has donated $1 million dollars to Attorney Bev Randles, making it the largest political donation in Missouri history.
A top business priority for Missouri Republicans is heading to Gov. Jay Nixon’s desk, but the measure did not get the number of votes needed to override a potential veto.
The GOP-sponsored measure would set up a system for some Missouri residents with specific illnesses and a doctor’s approval to obtain and use marijuana legally in the state.
If moderate Republicans can coalesce around a candidate to challenge Catherine Hanaway, it would be a major challenge to the Conservative dominants of the state Republican Party that’s lasted for years.
Hancock says he’s “stunned and bewildered” by what he feels is a smear campaign against him being spear-headed by former U.S. Sen. John Danforth, Tom Schweich’s political mentor.
Missouri Republican Party Chairman John Hancock was a guest on the Charlie Brennan Show this morning, speaking for the first time regarding allegations that he made remarks contributing to the apparent suicide of State Auditor Tom Schweich.
Hancock will be a guest on the Charlie Brennan Show at 9 a.m. on KMOX.