Tag: Sen. Doug Libla

Emery’s utility bill passes committee with 9-1 vote

Romine, Libla still opposing JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Legislation regarding utilities is moving forward, with the latest news Wednesday afternoon that Sen. Ed Emery’s SB 564 had passed out of its first Senate committee. Just last week, the committee heard hours of testimony on whether the bill should advance, debating the merits of what Emery called a more simplified version of the previous year’s utility bill, SB 190. The bill seeks to push utility companies […]

Libla, Romine lead the Senate in call for Attorney General to investigate allegations against Greitens

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Less than 24 hours after a report alleging misconduct in the form of blackmail and infidelity by Gov. Eric Greitens, the Missouri Senate is speaking out. The Senate on Thursday morning returned to the chamber, with one topic on their tongues. Sen. Jamilah Nasheed was the first to issue a call for the resignation of Gov. Greitens. “I’m calling for every female in this building to rise up,” Nasheed said on […]