Latest Josh Hawley News

McCaskill slams Trump policy on border family separation

Jun. 18, 2018 4:27 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri's Democratic U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill is criticizing the Trump administration over the forced separation of migrant children and parents at the U.S.-Mexico border. McCaskill in a Monday statement said she'll work to stop what she described as a misguided policy....

Republicans risking conservative backlash over immigration

Jun. 17, 2018 6:16 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The push toward immigration votes in the House is intensifying the divide among Republicans on one of the party's most animating issues and fueling concerns that a voter backlash could cost the GOP control of the House in November. To many conservatives, the compromise immigration proposal...

Missouri Ethics Commission tosses complaint against Hawley

Jun. 15, 2018 12:27 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Ethics Commission has dismissed a complaint against Republican U.S. Senate candidate Josh Hawley over pro bono legal services he received in 2016. The complaint dismissed Thursday was filed by Democratic attorney Jane Dueker. She alleged that Hawley should have...

Democratic group challenges Missouri voter ID law

Jun. 14, 2018 8:32 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri's voter ID law is facing a legal challenge from a national progressive organization alleging it creates undue burdens for voters who lack the required photo identification. The Democratic-aligned Priorities USA filed the lawsuit on behalf of Mildred Gutierrez, 70, of...

Missouri denies legal bills for lawyers of ex-Gov. Greitens

Jun. 14, 2018 7:33 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The private attorneys who represented former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens' office against potential impeachment proceedings won't be paid by the state for more than $180,000 of legal bills, a top official decided Thursday. Office of Administration Commissioner Sarah Steelman said...

Hawley wants state workers removed from wrongful death suit

Jun. 14, 2018 4:23 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley is asking a federal judge to remove state employees from a lawsuit over the death of developmentally disabled man. The Missouri Department of Mental Health and its developmental disabilities division were named in a lawsuit filed by the...

Trump slams Sen. McCaskill for plane use during RV road trip

Jun. 13, 2018 6:41 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — President Donald Trump slammed Democratic U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill as "phony" in a tweet on Wednesday after she used a private plane during part of a recent RV road trip through Missouri to visit veterans. Trump and Republicans piled on McCaskill for taking some flights on her...

Hawley sues St. Louis developer, alleges tax credit fraud

Jun. 13, 2018 12:48 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — One day after St. Louis officials announced plans to cut ties developer Paul McKee over a massive but long-stalled project in an impoverished area, Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley has filed suit against the same developer. The suit filed Wednesday says McKee's company, Northside...

Judge allows Missouri medical abortion rules to stand

Jun. 12, 2018 5:27 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A federal judge has denied a Planned Parenthood request to block new Missouri regulations on abortion that have so far prevented the organization from offering medication-induced abortions at two of its clinics. U.S. District Judge Beth Phillips wrote in a ruling Monday that the...

Hawley suit alleges Bel-Ridge violated Sunshine Law

Jun. 12, 2018 2:27 PM EDT

BEL-RIDGE, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley has filed a lawsuit against the St. Louis suburb of Bel-Ridge, accusing the city of violating the state's Sunshine Law. The lawsuit announced Tuesday accuses the north St. Louis County town of repeatedly failing to provide proper notice of closed...