Eric Greitens

Audio: Judge delays decision on whether lawsuit against Greitens nonprofit will move forward

A St. Louis lawyer is trying to force former Republican Governor Eric Greitens’ nonprofit group to disclose its records. Attorney Elad Gross argued his case against the organization, A New Missouri, Thursday at a circuit court in Jefferson City. Joann Sandifer, who represents the nonprofit, thinks Gross is improperly trying to make political advances through […]

Eric Greitens

Audio: Missouri Ethics Commission closes Greitens case after prosecutor declines to file charges

(Missourinet) -The Missouri Ethics Commission has closed a case against former Governor Eric Greitens.     The Commission dropped its investigation of Greitens, his campaign committee, Greitens For Missouri, and campaign associate Danny Laub Friday in a letter to all three parties. The case was closed even though the Commission found “reasonable grounds” to believe […]

Eric Greitens

Audio: Missouri Ethics Commission subpoenas for Greitens’ non-profit bank records

(Missourinet) – The Missouri Ethics Commission wants all bank records from former Governor Eric Greitens’ political non-profit organization. Brian Hauswirth from the Missourinet files this report.     The Commission has subpoenaed Carrollton Bank for all bank records from Greitens’ political non-profit organization – A New Missouri. It wants to examine the information to learn […]

Right To Work

Audio: Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft Discusses August Right-to-Work Referendum

(Missourinet) – For the first time in more than 36 years, Missourians will be casting ballots on what’s known as a referendum. The right-to-work referendum will appear on your August 7th statewide ballot. A referendum involves a bill approved by the Missouri Legislature, which in this case is a 2017 right-to-work bill. Labor unions were […]

Eric Greitens

Audio: Criticism of Greitens’ use of private lawyers in governor’s office continues to grow

Criticism of former Republican Governor Eric Greitens’ use of private attorneys in his defense against possible impeachment continues to grow.     The chairman of a special House committee that was investigating Greitens addressed a letter to the Office of Administration requesting it refuse payment to the attorneys. Republican Representative Jay Barnes of Jefferson City […]

Audio: Could state Senator Kehoe be the right fit to be Missouri’s Lieutenant Governor

(Missourinet) – Governor Mike Parson is considering what to do with the lieutenant governor position now that he’s vacated the seat to replace former Governor Eric Greitens who resigned. There’s currently no line of succession in Missouri law. Republican State Senator Caleb Rowden of Columbia thinks Jefferson City Republican Senator Mike Kehoe would be a […]

Eric Greitens

St. Louis Circuit Attorney releases previously sealed portions of agreement with Greitens

(Missourinet) – The St. Louis Circuit Attorney Wednesday released the full agreement which led to a felony charge being dropped against former Governor Eric Greitens. Two of the seven conditions in a stipulation for dismissal of a computer tampering charge against Greitens had originally been sealed. Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner’s office told Missourinet Tuesday it […]

Governor Eric Greitens

Audio: Sealed conditions in agreement to drop charges against Greitens can be disclosed

(Missourinet) – The St. Louis Circuit Attorney is considering her options after being told she can release the full agreement which led to charges being dropped against former Governor Eric Greitens.     Two of the seven conditions in a stipulation for dismissal of a felony computer tampering charge against Greitens have been sealed. The office […]

Governor Eric Greitens

Audio: Key stipulations were behind dismissal of felony charge against Greitens

(Missourinet) – The deal Governor Eric Greitens’ defense attorneys made with prosecutors to get criminal charges against him dropped involved seven key conditions.     Greitens never made a plea bargain as has been reported in some media outlets, but instead agreed to a stipulation for dismissal. Among other things, the St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s […]

Governor Eric Greitens

Audio: Greitens’ departure leaves lawmakers with nothing to pursue although questions remain

(Missourinet) – The special Missouri House committee looking into the activities of Governor Eric Greitens was examining his compliance with campaign finance laws when he announced his resignation Tuesday. Early political advisor Michael Hafner told the panel there were discussions of foreign donations being pursued by Greitens, which would have been illegal.     Hafner […]

Senator Roy Blunt

Senator Roy Blunt and Missouri Senate Majority Leader Mike Kehoe React to Governor Greitens’ Resignation

(Missourinet) – Missouri Senator Roy Blunt says he’s looking forward to Mike Parson’s leadership as governor. Blunt was hosting a roundtable with business leaders at Associated Industries of Missouri in Jefferson City, as Governor Eric Greitens announced his resignation. Blunt gave his first interview to Missourinet after Greitens resigned:     Blunt says Greitens’ situation […]