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AG Hawley, Auditor Galloway in fight with Greitens over use of private attorneys

A battle over Governor Eric Greitens use of private attorneys to represent his office for possible impeachment proceedings has developed.     Attorney General Josh Hawley addressed a letter to state Auditor Nicole Galloway Friday stating that the Office of Governor lacks authority to retain private impeachment counsel. He also said the attorneys claiming to […]

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Two charged with attempted escape from Grundy County Law Enforcement Center

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of three men Thursday, with two of the men facing charges while attempting to escape from the Grundy County Law Enforcement Center. The Trenton Police Department arrested 52-year-old Alfred Demond Green of Trenton on misdemeanor charges of leaving the scene of an accident, driving while intoxicated, and […]

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Missouri legislature passes income tax cut as legislative session winds down

Several proposals were introduced earlier in the legislative session that offered differing versions to massively overhaul the Missouri tax system and now, the Missouri legislature has passed an income tax reduction.     The various plans came on the heels of a federal tax package passed by Congress in late 2017. What the state legislature […]

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Misssouri Legislature passes bill that would bar companies from labeling fake meat as the real deal

The Missouri Legislature has endorsed a massive agriculture bill that would include putting restrictions on the way imitation meat products can be marketed. During House debate, Olivette Democrat Tracy McCreery and Martinsburg Republican Jay Houghton had a lengthy exchange about making manufacturers use different labeling if their meat does not come from a cow, turkey, […]

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Lawmakers investigating Greitens go to court to get more answers

Lawmakers investigating the governor are going to court to get more answers and Alisa Nelson files this report.     A House committee investigating the governor has filed a civil lawsuit in Cole County Circuit Court against the governor’s political action and candidate committees. The Jefferson City News Tribune reports that the lawmakers want a […]

State Auditor wants info on Greitens’ use of state money for private attorneys

State Auditor Nicole Galloway is seeking information on Governor Eric Greitens’ possible use of private attorneys to defend him in court and in the legislature.     Galloway distributed a letter her office wrote to Greitens office Monday. It asks whether state money is being used, or will be used, on private attorneys to represent […]