State Representative Rusty Black

Seventh District State Representative Rusty Black on Bills passed in the General Assembly

Seventh District State Representative Rusty Black of Chillicothe reports the 100th General Assembly passed three Bills in the past week. Black reports one Bill related to ethics and prohibits lobbyist gifts to local government officials, superintendents, school board members, members of governing bodies of charter schools, and their staff. It prevents a “revolving door” by […]

NCMC - North Central Missouri College

Audio: Rusty Black and Dennis Van Dyke participate in forum at NCMC

In a forum held at the campus of North Central Missouri College of Trenton Monday, the two candidates for the Seventh District State Representative in next month’s General Election shared their priorities and goals for entering into 2019. Incumbent Republican Rusty Black of Chillicothe explained his goals had not changed much since he was elected […]

Election 2018

Day one of candidates filing for office keeps courthouses busy

More district-level candidates have filed for the August Primary election. Henry Robert Martin of Kansas City and Winston Apple of Independence have filed as Democrats for Sixth District U. S. Representative. Republican Sam Graves of Tarkio filed for re-election for the Representative position. Republican Dan Hegeman of Cosby filed for reelection for 12th District State […]

Dennis Van Dyke

Dennis Van Dyke of Marceline discusses why he decided to run for State Representative

Dennis Van Dyke of Marceline recently announced his plans to run on the Democratic ticket for Seventh District State Representative next year. Van Dyke stopped by the KTTN studios to introduce himself, and while here, we sat down with him and asked him why he decided to run for State Representative, what his focus would be if […]

Mike Lair

Former Seventh District State Representative Mike Lair of Chillicothe dies

Former Seventh District State Representative Mike Lair of Chillicothe died Tuesday at the age of 71. Lair was first elected State Representative in November 2008, representing Missouri’s 7th District which included all or portions of Caldwell, Carroll, Clinton, and Livingston counties. He was re-elected in 2010, 2012 and 2014, and served until he reached term […]