lt. governor http://kbia.org en Nixon vetoes bill dealing with Mo. lieutenant governor http://kbia.org/post/nixon-vetoes-bill-dealing-mo-lieutenant-governor <p>Gov. Jay Nixon has vetoed legislation that would have changed the procedure for filling vacancies in the lieutenant governor's office. Fri, 12 Jul 2013 22:20:29 +0000 Associated Press 36981 at http://kbia.org Nixon vetoes bill dealing with Mo. lieutenant governor Special-elections bill gets speedy passage in Mo. House committee http://kbia.org/post/special-elections-bill-gets-speedy-passage-mo-house-committee A <a href="http://house.mo.gov/default.aspx">Missouri House</a> committee has overwhelmingly passed legislation that would require special elections to fill vacancies in statewide offices.<p><a href="http://www.house.mo.gov/billsummary.aspx?bill=HB110">House Bill 110</a>&#160;would require special elections if the office of Lt. Governor or any other statewide office is suddenly vacated.&#160; It would allow the Governor to only appoint a placeholder who would temporarily fill the office but not be eligible to run in the special election.&#160; It’s sponsored by <a href="http://www.house.mo.gov/member.aspx?year=2013&#38;district=120">House Speaker Pro-tem Jason Smith</a> (R, Salem). Tue, 15 Jan 2013 23:00:17 +0000 Marshall Griffin 27336 at http://kbia.org Special-elections bill gets speedy passage in Mo. House committee Lt. Governor race heats up after long lull http://kbia.org/post/lt-governor-race-heats-after-long-lull <p>While the Governor and US Senate races in Missouri have attracted more attention, the campaign for the Lt. Governor’s office has heated up after a quiet lull that followed the August primaries.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 05 Nov 2012 19:27:58 +0000 Marshall Griffin 24004 at http://kbia.org Lt. Governor race heats up after long lull Montee: A Democrat, but "Conservative in a fiscal way" http://kbia.org/post/montee-democrat-conservative-fiscal-way <p>This week on Talking Politics, Columbia College political scientist Terry Smith makes his predictions for November 6<sup>th</sup>. Plus, our “candidate conversation,” Democratic Lt. Governor candidate Susan Montee.</p><p>We hear again from Columbia College political scientist Terry Smith, who is a regular contributor to the show. In this commentary, he has his predictions for November 6<sup>th</sup>.</p> Tue, 23 Oct 2012 20:09:34 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 23290 at http://kbia.org Montee: A Democrat, but "Conservative in a fiscal way" KBIA sits down with 2012 Missouri Democratic Lt. Governor nominee Susan Montee [video] http://kbia.org/post/kbia-sits-down-2012-missouri-democratic-lt-governor-nominee-susan-montee-video <p>KBIA's Ryan Famuliner interviews former Missouri State Auditor Susan Montee, who is challenging incumbent Republican Lt. Governor Peter Kinder in the November 6th election.</p><p> Wed, 17 Oct 2012 21:07:10 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 22986 at http://kbia.org KBIA sits down with 2012 Missouri Democratic Lt. Governor nominee Susan Montee [video] Kinder will pay penalty for missing a property tax bill http://kbia.org/post/kinder-will-pay-penalty-missing-property-tax-bill <p>Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder&#39;s campaign says he will pay a penalty for missing a tax bill on property he owns in Cape Girardeau. Mon, 23 Jul 2012 21:10:10 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 18069 at http://kbia.org Kinder will pay penalty for missing a property tax bill MO Lt. Gov. to challenge health care ballot language http://kbia.org/post/mo-lt-gov-challenge-health-care-ballot-language <p>Missouri Lt. Governor Peter Kinder is once again filing suit against a health care measure. He and some other Republican lawmakers have announced plans to challenge the secretary of state&rsquo;s office on newly issued ballot language for a health care measure that&rsquo;s slated to appear on the November ballot. Thu, 05 Jul 2012 22:57:39 +0000 Elana Gordon 17097 at http://kbia.org MO Lt. Gov. to challenge health care ballot language