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Editorial Roundup: Missouri

Dec. 06, 2022 07:13 AM EST

Kansas City Star. November 30, 2022. Editorial: Missouri’s aging Sunshine Law is too easy for politicians to ignore. Strengthen it A recent court ruling that the Missouri attorney general’s office “knowingly” violated the state Sunshine Law in 2018 is an...

Missouri Gov. Parson names Andrew Bailey attorney general

Nov. 23, 2022 14:16 PM EST

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Republican Gov. Mike Parson on Wednesday appointed his general counsel, Andrew Bailey, to be Missouri's next attorney general, making Parson the state's most influential governor in executive branch appointments. Parson has now chosen replacements for...

Schmitt defeats Busch beer heir in Missouri U.S. Senate race

Nov. 09, 2022 00:56 AM EST

O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — Republican Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt won election to the U.S. Senate Tuesday, defeating Democrat Trudy Busch Valentine and keeping what’s considered a safe Republican seat in GOP hands as the party fought for control of the Senate. Schmitt, 47,...

Missouri: What to expect on election night

Nov. 03, 2022 09:15 AM EDT

Missouri’s top race is a faceoff between GOP Attorney General Eric Schmitt and Democrat Trudy Busch Valentine for retiring U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt’s seat, which is considered safely Republican. Schmitt largely campaigned against President Joe Biden and inflation, characterizing...

Editorial Roundup: Missouri

Oct. 04, 2022 13:08 PM EDT

Kansas City Star. October 3, 2022. Editorial: Questions in murder case shows need for eyewitness identification reform in Missouri. Nathan Hawkins has never denied fatally shooting Eric Cooper in Monroe County nearly 25 years ago. The 42-year-old Missouri man was 19...

GOP candidate Schmitt a no-show at Senate debate in Missouri

Sep. 16, 2022 17:03 PM EDT

LAKE OZARK, Mo. (AP) — Missouri U.S. Senate candidate Trudy Busch Valentine called for compassion for immigrants, criticized the Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade and pressed the need to address climate change during a candidate forum before a gathering of journalists on Friday —...

Judge: Greitens case sent to Texas partly to limit publicity

Sep. 09, 2022 11:34 AM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The judge in the child custody case involving former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens ruled that it should move to Texas because his two sons now spend most of their time there, and to better protect the boys from public scrutiny, according to a court document obtained Thursday by...