Republican Party

Audio: Missouri Republican lawmakers lavish praise on Governor Parson’s Attorney General appointment

Republican lawmakers have been rallying around Governor Mike Parson’s appointment of GOP state Treasurer Eric Schmitt as state attorney general. Senator Denny Hoskins of Warrensburg says he’s had productive collaborations with Schmitt.     Senator Denny Hoskins of Warrensburg is impressed by Schmitt’s skills as a lawyer.     Hoskins of Warrensburg says Schmitt will […]

Future Leader Academy

Area students attend Future Leaders Academy

High school students from the Linn County and Newtown-Harris school districts participated in Congressman Sam Graves’s annual Future Leaders Academy at Hannibal-Lagrange University Tuesday. Missouri State Treasurer Eric Schmitt was the keynote speaker. Other speakers included representatives from the Drug Enforcement Agency, Missouri Corn Growers Association, and Missouri Secretary of State’s Office. Topics discussed included […]

Governor Eric Greitens

Lawmakers respond to resignation of Eric Greitens

Missouri House Speaker Todd Richardson, Speaker Pro Tem Elijah Haahr, and Majority Floor Leader Rob Vescovo issued a joint statement regarding the decision of Governor Eric Greitens to resign from office. The statement said they believe the governor put the best interest of Missourians first by choosing to resign. The statement went on to say […]

Missouri FIRST Columbia

$10 million in new small business and agriculture investments announced through Missouri FIRST initiative

Missouri State Treasurer Eric Schmitt today joined Mid-Missouri small business, economic development and agriculture leaders at the Columbia Chamber of Commerce to announce he has approved $10.4 million in new small business and agriculture investments through his Missouri FIRST initiative. Missouri FIRST (Financing Investment in our Rural, Small Business, and Technology communities) allows Schmitt to […]