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June 13, 2013
Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler (MO-4) is calling on Attorney General Eric Holder to resign from office. “The U.S. Attorney General is the chief law enforcement officer of this country and is responsible for ensuring federal laws are enforced,” said Hartzler. “But Attorney General Eric Holder has let the American people down by failing to perform [...]
June 4, 2013
Jefferson City, MO – The Missouri Republican Party would like to congratulate Jason Smith on his victory tonight in the 8th Congressional District. Ed Martin, Chairman of the Missouri Republican Party, issued the following statement: “I congratulate Jason Smith on his election and look forward to his leadership as he advocates for the conservative principles [...]
March 28, 2013
Share this on Facebook For two days Representative Steve Hodges has failed to fully represent his constituents. Out of the 40 votes held in the last two days, Hodges only showed up to vote four times, making us question if he was purposely missing key votes on Medicaid Expansion and our state’s $25 billion budget. [...]
No work and all pay: Steve Hodges collects government per diem but misses Medicaid vote among others
March 27, 2013
On a day where the Missouri House of Representatives voted ten times, including pivotal votes on Medicaid expansion and the state budget, Steve Hodges, Democratic candidate for Missouri’s 8th Congressional seat, did not cast a single vote. Hodges instead, in concurrence with Missouri State House policy, had his presence noted, which allowed him to collect [...]
February 28, 2013
Missouri GOP Chairman Ed Martin announced this morning that the Republican Party has hired Shane Schoeller to serve as the new Executive Director of the State Party. Schoeller was selected after a nationwide search, which included more than 45 applicants from around the country.
February 12, 2013
Today marks the 1,386th day since Democrats passed a budget—and during that time, our nation has racked up $5.3 trillion more in debt. Tonight was the perfect opportunity for President Obama to outline realistic solutions to our fiscal problems, but instead, he focused solely on increasing the size of federal government. In fact, his speech did not include a single specific government program that the President proposes to cut.
February 9, 2013
Jason Smith is part of the next generation of leadership for the Republican Party. A committed conservative, Jason will take his common-sense record to Washington, fighting for lower taxes, a balanced budget, restrained spending, and protecting innocent life. He will be a strong voice against the extreme Obama agenda—from the President’s efforts to infringe on the 2nd Amendment, to his insistence on increasing taxes rather than reducing spending, to the avalanche of onerous federal regulations he has pushed on job creators.
February 6, 2013
Governor Bobby Jindal has an impressive record of conservative accomplishment in Louisiana, and we are excited that he will once again address Missouri’s committed activists and volunteers.
January 31, 2013
During his State of the State address on Monday, Jay Nixon called for campaign contribution limits, declaring that with every large check, the “public’s trust erodes a little bit more.” But on the very same day, Nixon took a $10,000 check from World Wide Technology Holding Co., Inc.
January 28, 2013
Speaker of the House Tim Jones delivered the Republican response to the State of the State address, declaring that Republicans are committed to working with the Governor whenever we can; however, when his leadership is absent, or when his positions threaten to bust the budget, we will not hesitate to use our record majorities to pass a pro-growth, pro-education, pro-jobs agenda.