Dave Evans of O’Fallon was a legislative assistance for Jones at the time of the incident. His 9mm pistol was found atop a toilet paper dispenser in a men’s restroom at the Missouri Capitol.
Capitol Police identified the owner as David Evans, a staffer for House Speaker Tim Jones. There was one round in the chamber and six more in the magazine.
Election 2016 in Missouri is already seeing a slew of candidates as two Republican lawmakers have formally announce plans to run for attorney general.
Missouri House Speaker Tim Jones, and State Senators Eric Schmitt and John Jamping discuss the Missouri Legislative Veto Session.
“We’re looking at it hard,” he said on The Mark Reardon Show. “It is my intention to seek that office but an official announcement is going to have to wait.”
Illinois Congressman John Shimkus isn’t sold yet on a U.S. military strike in Syria.
“If you will remember, propaganda served as an important tool to win over the majority of the German public during Adolf Hitler’s rule.”
The bill has drawn national attention for its attempts at nullifying federal gun laws in the state and even making it a crime for federal authorities to enforce them.
Missouri House Speaker Tim Jones has an update on the veto session involving House Bill 233.
“I think it’s going to go right down to the wire,” says Rep. Mike Colona, D-St. Louis. As for the Missouri Senate, Sen. Joe Keaveny hopes the Senate doesn’t even bring the bill up for a vote.