The Trenton R-9 Board of Education approved a bond resolution for the proposed district building project at a meeting Wednesday evening. The approved ballot question to appear on the April 2nd ballot asks if the school district should borrow seven million dollars to construct, renovate, improve, furnish, and equip district facilities. The question says the […]
Several candidates filed for the Jamesport Board of Aldermen for the April 2nd ballot. Geoff Eads filed for Northward Alderman and Gary Alexander for Southward Alderman. Rick Shepherd, Senior, and Dana Urton are running for Jamesport’s Mayor.
The Laredo R-7 Board of Education approved an operating tax levy Monday evening for the April ballot. Administrator Misty Foster reports the levy is for $1.40 and would run for five years. Tyler SIS financial management software was approved for purchase for $18,170. Foster says the board also approved purchasing five Smart Boards and projectors […]
Tuesday was the final day to file for the Trenton City Council’s April 2nd election for the mayor and one councilman from each of the city’s four wards. Four candidates filed for Trenton’s Mayor, which is a four-year term and include incumbent Nick McHargue, current Second Ward Councilman Larry Porter, Linda Crooks, and Rocky Dunkin. […]
A candidate for the City of Chillicothe April 2nd election has withdrawn from the ballot. Chillicothe City Clerk Rozanne Frampton reports Kathy Gilliland withdrew her candidacy for City Auditor Tuesday afternoon. Gilliland was the only filing for City Auditor.
Trenton now has four candidates for Mayor in the April 2nd election. Filing Monday afternoon for Mayor was Rocky Dunkin of 3604 East 28th Street in Trenton. Also filing for Mayor was Linda Crooks of 105 Town and Country Lane. Previous filings for Mayor were by current second ward councilman Larry Porter and Incumbent Nick McHargue. […]
Filings continued this morning at Trenton City Hall subject to the April 2nd municipal election. Filing this morning for Mayor of Trenton was Linda A. Crooks of 105 Town and Country Lane. Filing previously for Mayor were Incumbent Nick McHargue and current 2nd ward councilman Larry Porter. The term of mayor is four years long. A […]
The Missouri legislative session is underway and Senate Minority Leader Gina Walsh is already feeling it. Senate Minority Leader Gina Walsh says she’s tired of Republicans trying to reverse ballot measures passed by voters. Walsh opposes possible Republican plans to overturn a lobbyist gift ban, campaign donations limits and legislative redistricting.
Minority leaders in the Missouri legislature believe they’re taking a realistic approach to the upcoming session. New House Democratic Leader Crystal Quade of Springfield says her party will focus on defending progressive ballot measures passed by voters, noting the new laws are already under threat. Senate Democratic Leader Gina Walsh of Bellefontaine Neighbors […]
A bill in the state legislature would implement Instant Runoff Voting in Missouri. It calls for voters to rank candidates in order of preference in a process of elimination until one candidate achieves a 50 percent-plus-one majority. Republican state Representative Dan Stacy of Blue Springs says his proposal would ensure a majority winner when three […]