Tag: Governor Eric Greitens

St. Louis attorney alleging A New Missouri in violation of state’s nonprofit laws

A St. Louis attorney is asking the Secretary of State’s Office to investigate if a charity tied former Governor Eric Greitens is in violation of Missouri’s law on nonprofit corporations. In a letter sent to the Secretary of State’s Office on June 11, 2018, Elad Gross, an attorney in the city, is alleging that A New Missouri, Inc., is not maintaining a registered office as required under state statute. “A New Missouri, Inc., has failed […]

UPDATED: Jackson County prosecutor agrees to serve as special prosecutor in Greitens’ invasion of privacy case, Gardner blocked from case

PHOTO: Missouri Governor Eric Greitens talks to reporters outside the Civil Courts Building after charges of invasion of privacy against the Governor were dropped in St. Louis on May 14, 2018. Prosecutors said that Greitens had taken an explicit photo of a woman with whom he was having an affair, without her consent. Greitens proclaimed his innocence of taking a photo but did admit to having the affair. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI Jackson County prosecutor Jean […]

Cole County prosecutor will not file criminal charges against Greitens

The Cole County prosecutor announced Friday he would not file criminal charges against Governor Eric Greitens after being contacted by Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley’s office. In a press release, Cole County Prosecuting Attorney Mark A. Richardson said he would not be seeking charges against the embattled Republican governor relating to alleged campaign finance violations. Richardson “This office has been provided by the Missouri Attorney General’s Office about that agency’s investigation into the Governor’s gubernatorial campaign,” […]

RELEASE: Governor Greitens makes three appointments to boards and commissions

Governor Eric Greitens made three appointments to Boards and Commissions. Clark Corogenes, of Kansas City, was appointed to the Missouri Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. Corogenes is employed by The Whole Person as an Independent Living Advocate for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services.  He holds a bachelor’s degree in ministry from MidAmerica Nazarene University and associate’s degrees from Johnson County Community College. Landon Miller, of Columbia, was appointed to the Missouri […]

RELEASE: Governor Greitens announces biodiesel funds to be released

Governor Eric Greitens will be speaking at the Carnahan Memorial Garden in Jefferson City Thursday to announce the release of new funds for Missouri’s Biodiesel program. The state will be releasing the $4 million restriction on Biodiesel for Missouri Biodiesel producers and $65,000 for the Office of the Military Advocate. “We’re proud to fight for Missouri’s often-forgotten rural communities and farmers,” Greitens said. “These long-promised funds will help farmers and workers in rural communities across […]

Greitens’ lawyer files police report accusing investigator of perjury

Missouri Governor Eric Greitens talks to reporters outside the Civil Courts Building after charges of invasion of privacy against the Governor were dropped in St. Louis on May 14, 2018. Prosecutors said that Greitens had taken an explicit photo of a woman with whom he was having an affair, without her consent. Greitens proclaimed his innocence of taking a photo but did admit to having the affair. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI Missouri Governor Eric Greitens’ […]

RELEASE: Missouri State Parks seeks to recruit and hire more veterans

Missouri State Parks has launched a new website designed especially for recruiting military veterans for positions within the state parks system. This new site is a significant step forward in a continued initiative by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources to recruit and hire more veterans, starting with its Division of State Parks. Governor Eric Greitens announced the effort during a visit to a job fair at Fort Leonard Wood aimed at hiring more veterans […]

BREAKING: Greitens invasion of privacy case dismissed, Gardner seeking special prosecutor

The felony invasion of privacy case against Missouri Governor Eric Greitens was dismissed Monday after the circuit attorney’s office stated they will seek a special prosecutor to handle the case. The case was suddenly dismissed after both sides went into Circuit Judge Rex Burlison’s chambers, following the meeting — a spokesman for the circuit attorney said the charges will be refiled with special prosecutor. This comes after Greitens’ defense stated they would be seeking to […]

Jury selection process begins in felony invasion of privacy case against Greitens

Jury selection began Thursday in the felony invasion of privacy case against Governor Eric Greitens with 17 potential jurors being seated for further questioning. A total of 80 prospective jurors — 40 in the morning and 40 in the afternoon — filled out questionnaires about their exposure to pre-trial publicity, but only 40 were actually subject to questioning in a slow going process by both parties’ attorney’s, as well as St. Louis Circuit Judge Rex […]

RELEASE: Reproaction, NARAL Pro-Choice Missouri rally at the courthouse to demand Gov. Greitens’ resignation

St. Louis, MO — Today, Reproaction and NARAL Pro-Choice Missouri rallied on the steps of the St. Louis City Circuit Court to demand Governor Eric Greitens immediately resign from office. Gov. Greitens has been indicted on two felony charges; a first-degree felony invasion of privacy charge, and an unrelated felony charge of computer tampering relating to his campaign’s alleged procurement of a charity’s donor list without the organization’s knowledge. In addition to the felony charges […]