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Missouri Rural Broadband Legislation Heading to Governor’s Desk

Legislation declaring that the expansion of broadband service is in the best interest of Missourians is heading to Governor Eric Greitens’ desk. State Representative Curtis Trent’s bill encourages the development of fiber optic infrastructure by Missouri’s rural electric cooperatives. The Springfield Republican tells House colleagues the uses of this are “immeasurable”:     Trent says […]

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Special House committee counsel accepts unintended offer from Greitens adviser, will subpoena campaign staff

The special House committee investigating Governor Eric Greitens will seek to get testimony from members of his campaign.     After Greitens’ legal counsel Catherine Hanaway complained that the committee hadn’t allowed the campaign to be heard, the counsel to the committee last night said they would be asked to testify. In a statement, Edward […]

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Missouri House Leaders Richardson and Beatty React to House Committee’s Greitens Report

The Missouri House Speaker is praising the seven-member House committee that’s investigating Governor Eric Greitens’ indictment. The House Special Investigative Committee on Oversight issued a 24-page report Wednesday evening. Speaker Todd Richardson tells the Capitol Press Corps the committee’s job was not to make their own conclusions but to hear testimony and judge the credibility […]

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Audio: Governor Greitens’ legal team receives evidence, questions opposition’s choice of investigators

Governor Eric Greitens legal team has received evidence being used against it and has questions about the prosecution’s procedures. Bill Wise from Missourinet reports.     St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner met defense lawyers for Governor Eric Greitens in court to turn over the first round of evidence Tuesday. KMOV-TV reports the evidence includes […]

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Audio: Senator calls on Missouri House speaker to begin impeachment process of Greitens

State Senator Jamilah Nasheed wants House Speaker Todd Richardson of Poplar Bluff to immediately begin impeachment proceedings of fellow Republican Governor Greitens. Nasheed, a St. Louis Democrat, tells Missourinet her call is in response to a St. Louis City grand jury indicting Greitens for a felony invasion of privacy charge.     A statement from […]

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Hickory Neighbors United of rural Grundy County: Odor remains an issue with CAFO’s

An attorney for Hickory Neighbors United of rural Grundy County has issued a statement claiming Governor Greitens’ administration is preventing the Missouri Air Conservation Commission from considering requests for air pollution regulations impacting CAFO’s or concentrated animal feeding operations. The requests, through the filing of several petitions that site health concerns, were submitted in September. […]

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Governor Greitens and Nucor announce plans to build steel rebar micro-mill in Sedalia

Governor Eric Greitens and Nucor, the largest producer of steel in the United States, announced that the company will be investing at least $250 million to build a steel bar micro-mill in Sedalia. When completed, the new Nucor facility will create more than 250 high-paying jobs. “We’re winning jobs in Missouri again because we’re keeping […]