Mike Parson

Audio: Missouri legislative leaders invite Mike Parson to address joint session of legislature

Top Missouri legislative leaders have invited Mike Parson to address a joint session of the Legislature after he’s sworn-in as governor. House Speaker Todd Richardson made the announcement Wednesday morning after he and other leaders met with Parson in Jefferson City.     Richardson tells Capitol reporters today’s meeting was productive. Senate President Pro Tem […]

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 […]

Missouri capitol

Audio: Missouri House and Senate leaders announce they’ll push ahead with Greitens investigation after criminal charge dropped

Missouri House and Senate Republican leaders quickly responded to a felony charge being dropped against fellow GOP member Governor Eric Greitens.     Leadership in both chambers issued statements condemning the governor’s conduct. House Speaker Todd Richardson, House Speaker Pro Tem Elijah Haahr, and House Majority Floor Leader Rob Vescovo pointed to two reports issued […]

Todd Richardson and Gail Beatty on Greitens Investigation

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 […]