Tag: Maria Chappelle-Nadal

Can the legislature call a special election? Constitution, cases say yes

By Rachael Herndon Dunn JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Leading Missouri political minds are buzzing about the legislature being able to set a special election by resolution without the signature of the governor, citing the Constitution being upheld by Missouri Supreme Court cases. The discussion arises from talks of Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal being expelled from the Senate after a Facebook comment saying she believed the President of the United States should be expelled. Const. of 1875, Art. […]

Greitens hosts third public address through Facebook

By Michael Layer JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Governor Eric Greitens answered 8 questions on Facebook live Wednesday afternoon, handpicked from nearly 3,200 on his two posts. He spoke about Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal, taxes on small businesses, funding for Missouri education, Real ID laws, attracting businesses to Missouri, financial problems of Mizzou, veterans issues, and rural internet access. Among the top comments proposed by his constituents were on Sen. Chappelle-Nadal, protecting Confederate monuments, marijuana for medical […]

Lt. Gov. gives Sen. Chappelle-Nadal three weeks to resign, or be expelled

Lt. Gov. Mike Parson has given Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal (D-University City) an ultimatum: Resign by the date of the upcoming veto session (Sept. 13) or face expulsion from the Missouri Senate. Parson held a press conference this afternoon at the Capitol and later at the Greene Co. Sheriff’s Office, where he told reporters, “We had a sitting senator in the state of Missouri that asked for the president of the United States to be executed, to be […]

Chappelle-Nadal not backing down

On the heels of sparking outrage from Republicans and some of her fellow Democrats, Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal (D-University City) turns to the same public forum that got her in trouble in the first place to fire back at her critics. An early morning Facebook post reads as follows: Good Morning! I’d like to thank everyone for your support. Thank you for working against establishment Democrats who don’t care about the everyday working mother. Thank you […]