Tag: Rep. Gina Mitten

House moves forward with Greitens investigation, Barnes to lead committee

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri House is moving forward with their investigation into Gov. Eric Greitens following his indictment by a grand jury last week. In a joint statement issued Thursday evening, House Speaker Todd Richardson, Speaker Pro Tem Elijah Haahr and Majority Floor Leader Rob Vescovo stated: “We will carefully examine the facts contained in the indictment and answer the question as to whether or not the governor can lead our state while a […]

Hummel, Mitten file legislation to fix damage caused by last year’s discriminatory Senate Bill 43

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — State Sen. Jake Hummel (D-St. Louis) and Rep. Gina Mitten (D-St. Louis) have filed Senate Bill 620 and House Bill 1317, legislation that will restore common sense protections for Missourians who are unfairly discriminated against. This legislation also contains the Missouri Fair Housing Act, which will prevent the state from losing $500,000 in housing funds. During the 2017 Legislative Session, Republican legislators passed and the governor signed Senate Bill 43, which […]

TWMP: Panel talks abortion special session, Ross warns of executive orders

By Benjamin Peters This week on TWMP, Rep. Robert Ross sits down with host Scott Faughn to discuss the results of the second extraordinary session as well as share his thoughts on Governor Eric Greitens’ executive order establishing a PDMP in Missouri. “I disagree with the Governor’s decision in two ways, not just a policy standpoint,” Ross said “We, as a state, do not need to be tracking prescriptions, and I also disagree with the […]