House Speaker Steven Tilley

Missouri House of Representatives

Former Missouri House Speaker Steven Tilley is now a registered lobbyist in Jefferson City.

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Steven Tilley’s resignation Monday from the Missouri House Speaker’s post has left Speaker Pro Tem Shane Schoeller in charge of the chamber.  But he doesn’t anticipate holding onto the job for long.

Updated 6:07 p.m. with comments from House Maj. Floor Leader Tim Jones.

Updated 2:32 p.m. with letter.

Updated 12:47 p.m. with details from Tilley press release.

Steven Tilley (R, Perryville) is resigning today as both a member of the Missouri House and as Speaker, effective this evening at 11:59 p.m.

Group continues anti-Limbaugh bust protest

Mar 20, 2012
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Another group has organized a protest against the Missouri House Speaker's plan to put controversial conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh in the Hall of Famous Missourians

House Democrats are proposing formal criteria and a requirement for bipartisan approval before people are inducted into the Hall of Famous Missourians — a reaction to criticism of the selection of Rush Limbaugh for the honor.

Newscast for February 29, 2012

Feb 29, 2012

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  • Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon's administration reports three fatalities from Tuesday's severe storms . 
  • Republican US Senate candidate Sarah Steelman appoints speaker of the Missouri house as her campaign chairman.
  • Gov. Jay Nixon releases more than $5 million for education funding. 

Steven Tilley has dropped out of the race for Missouri Lt. Governor, catching his fellow Republicans by surprise.