Tag: Gov. Greitens

RELEASE: Governor Greitens Appoints Elijah Mayfield to Governor’s Council on Disability

Today, Governor Eric Greitens appointed Elijah Mayfield to the Governor’s Council on Disability. Elijah is a National Down Syndrome Society Ambassador, recipient of the 2016 National Down Syndrome “Self-Advocate of the Year” award, and serves as an intern in the Governor’s Office. Elijah also works for St. Mary’s Hospital, is active on Lincoln University’s campus and with the United Way of Central Missouri. WATCH: Governor Greitens appoints Elijah Mayfield to Governor’s Council on Disability “Elijah […]

AG report says Greitens’ office didn’t break any laws with use of Confide app

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The investigation by the Attorney General’s Office into the usage of the text-deleting Confide app by Governor Eric Greitens and his staff has been completed, and the findings seem to vindicate the embattled Republican governor. In a news release issued Thursday afternoon, the Governor’s Office released the final report from the Attorney General’s Office investigation, stating that the report confirms that the Governor’s Office has “never used Confide or any similar […]

RELEASE: SEIU Local 1 Janitor Responds to Gov. Greitens’ State of the State Address: “In 2018, Working People Will Remind the Governor Who Pays His Salary”

KANSAS CITY – The following is a statement from Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 1 janitor Sandy Hinson in response to Governor Eric Greitens’ State of the State address. Hinson was a leader in the fight to raise Kansas City’s minimum wage for working families, which passed via petition initiative with 69 percent of the vote before being preempted by state law: “Governor Greitens promised higher pay for Missouri’s working families. His administration has […]

St. Louis County Blog 1 p.m. — Armstrong Energy may go bankrupt, Gov. Greitens hosts Israeli Ambassador, Senate hires new administrator

Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017 1 p.m. Clayton Times: Rock Hill restaurant donating 100 percent of its earnings to charity once a month Every month, a local pizza restaurant in Rock Hill is donating 100 percent of their earned proceeds from an entire business day to charity. The Missouri Times: Schmitt will not run for U.S. Senate in 2018, paves way for Hawley to run Missouri State Treasurer Eric Schmitt will not be seeking the Republican nomination to […]

PRESS RELEASE: Greitens appoints leaders across state and local government

Governor Eric Greitens made the following appointments today: Boone County Clerk Taylor Burks, of Columbia, was appointed as the new Boone County Clerk. The position became vacant after the resignation of the previous Clerk, Wendy S. Noren. Burks is the Director of Distribution, Inventory and Asset Management at the University of Missouri System. In 2008, he received his commission in the United States Navy through OCS and as an active duty officer, he achieved the […]

PRESS RELEASE: NARAL on Greitens Enacting New Restrictions On Women’s Healthcare

Greitens’ Cynical Effort to Advance His Personal Career Wastes Taxpayer Dollars, Undermines Women and Families After seven weeks spent in a second emergency session that has cost Missouri taxpayers $151,000, Gov. Eric Greitens tonight signed a law that will place even more unnecessary restrictions on Missouri women’s ability to access basic reproductive healthcare, including abortion. In response, NARAL Pro-Choice Missouri’s Alison Dreith released the following statement: “This emergency session was political theater for a governor […]