“I asked that I would like the charges waived in the course of doing my duties as presiding commissioner, and it was denied,” he said. He wanted to take the issue up in a commission meeting, but said that was effectively denied as well since the county administrator now has the sole authority to decide what’s on the agenda. … [Read more...] about Record tampering, retaliation, $600 coffee pots. What’s going on in Clay Co. government?
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“Based on the shocking and unsettling events detailed in this report, we have no faith in Eric Greitens’ ability to effectively govern. He must resign immediately. If he refuses to do the right thing, the Missouri House of Representatives should move forward with the impeachment process," Senate Democratic Leader Gina Walsh said in a statement. … [Read more...] about Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens says he’s target of ‘political witch hunt,’ vows to fight
The Springfield News-Leader reports the money was earmarked for restoration at Eleven Point State Park and Jay Nixon State Park, which were purchased in 2016 but never opened. The funds were part of a $1.79 billion ASARCO lead mining bankruptcy and cleanup settlement involving 11 states. … [Read more...] about Giving back: Missouri will return $575,000 in parks money to federal government
The legislation, sponsored by Rep. Kurt Bahr, R-O'Fallon, does allow subdivision homeowners' associations to adopt "reasonable" rules on the time, size, place, number and manner of display of such placards. Signs placed in common-ground areas could still be banned. … [Read more...] about Some subdivisions ban political signs, but that could change under bill passed by Missouri Legislature