missouri state government

Politics
3:35 pm
Wed November 20, 2013

Speaker Jones creates committee to investigate Dept. of Agriculture

Credit Jacob Fenston / KBIA

Missouri House Speaker Tim Jones has announced membership for a committee tasked with investigating allegations of a hostile work environment in the Department of Agriculture.

The 15-member committee will have 10 Republicans and five Democrats. It is led by Republican Casey Guernsey, of Bethany, and the vice chairman will be Stanley Cox, of Sedalia.

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Politics
11:16 am
Fri July 19, 2013

House committee hears wide variety of ideas for downsizing state government

The Missouri House Committee for Downsizing State Government met in Jefferson City on July 18, 2013
Credit Andrew Nichols / KBIA

Missouri’s House Committee for Downsizing State Government has finished holding a series of public hearings across the state for citizens to share their ideas on how to cut down on state government spending.  

The committee began the hearings Tuesday in St. Louis, and finished up Thursday at the Capitol.  Besides lower-than-expected turnout in Joplin, Republican Representative Paul Curtman, the committee’s chairman, says citizens across the state turned out to express concerns and ideas about reducing the size of state government.

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