News Feed: Governor /news-rss?filter=governor News Feed: Governor Tue, 20 Feb 2018 01:33:21 +0000 en-us Governor Greitens Visits Warrensburg Veterans Home 851dde11-14e6-40bd-8786-b08766690155 Fri, 16 Feb 2018 14:30:00 +0000 Yesterday, Governor Eric Greitens met with veterans, staff, family, and community members at the Warrensburg Veterans Home to discuss efforts to protect Missouri veterans and ensure they get the quality care they deserve. Governor Greitens Appoints Joshua Devine as Associate Circuit Judge for Boone County f1cc912b-f82a-4643-bd0c-674f16aacb53 Fri, 16 Feb 2018 14:00:00 +0000 Governor Eric Greitens has appointed Joshua C. Devine, of Columbia, as Associate Circuit Judge for Boone County.  Devine will replace the Honorable Deborah Daniels, who will retire on February 28, 2018.  Devine is an attorney at Rogers Ehrhardt, specializing in civil litigation.  Before joining the firm, Devine was an associate at Ford, Parshall & Baker, LLC.  For the past four years, Devine has been selected to the Super Lawyers Rising Stars list. Governor Greitens Supports DOJ Actions Related to Missouri-Based Terrorist Organization 9a006b77-aceb-43ff-ad23-14131e27e4e7 Tue, 13 Feb 2018 08:15:00 +0000 Today, Governor Eric Greitens released a statement in support of actions taken by the Department of Justice to revoke the citizenship of Mubarak Hamed, the former head of a terrorist organization based in Columbia, Missouri. “Mubarak Hamed was the leader of a Missouri-based terrorist organization and is a convicted criminal who lied his way through the immigration process. The Department of Justice wants his citizenship revoked—and they're right. Convicted criminals who lead terrorist organizations and lie during the naturalization process should lose their citizenship. Governor Greitens Traveling to St. Joseph, Warrensburg, and Mexico This Week a47b2d6a-ed43-48ff-ab72-7d8d1113a818 Mon, 12 Feb 2018 08:00:00 +0000 This week, Governor Eric Greitens will travel St. Joseph to promote his plan to cut taxes for working families and visit Veterans Homes in Warrensburg and Mexico. The Governor will stop by Altec Industries in Saint Joseph on Tuesday to discuss his efforts to cut taxes for Missouri’s working families. This plan will cut taxes for 97% of Missouri taxpayers. For 380,000 working-class Missourians, their tax burden will be completely eliminated. The plan will give Missouri the 2nd lowest corporate income tax rate in the country, of states that have a corporate income tax. Governor Greitens Announces Partnership With Israeli Home Front Command 88734dc6-0fff-4a6d-b1df-04ed51834b04 Fri, 09 Feb 2018 16:30:00 +0000 Today, Governor Eric Greitens announced Missouri’s inclusion in the Chief National Guard Bureau’s bilateral initiative with the Israeli Home Front Command (HFC). Missouri will be one of only four states to obtain such a valuable partnership.    The Israeli Home Front Command exists to provide civilian protection in times of crisis or war, and aids in rescue and recovery efforts, both in Israel and abroad. The Missouri National Guard will participate in joint training exercises with the HFC and exchange best practices on homeland defense tactics, techniques, and procedures. Governor Greitens Appoints Madeline Connolly as Associate Circuit Court Judge for St. Louis City 28a4356f-b4b5-48f1-b7c3-9d7b47ba58f0 Fri, 09 Feb 2018 09:45:00 +0000 Governor Eric Greitens has appointed Madeline O. Connolly, of St. Louis, as Associate Circuit Court Judge for the 22nd Judicial Circuit, which covers the City of St. Louis.  She will replace the Honorable Timothy Boyer, whom Governor Greitens appointed to the circuit bench earlier this year. Governor Greitens Appoints Clinton Wright as Circuit Court Judge for St. Louis City c1490556-69e1-4fd2-818f-03b3fd404ad4 Fri, 09 Feb 2018 09:45:00 +0000 Governor Eric Greitens has appointed Clinton R. Wright, of St. Louis, as Circuit Court Judge for the 22nd Judicial Circuit, which covers the City of St. Louis.  The position became vacant due to the retirement of the Honorable Dennis Schaumann. Governor Greitens Makes Appointments to County Positions b9e24cb1-1795-4ac7-84cf-0f2325b19120 Tue, 06 Feb 2018 16:00:00 +0000 Gov. Eric Greitens today made three appointments to county positions. Kerri Messner, of Albany, was appointed as the Gentry County Public Administrator.  Messner, formerly a Voya Financial Registered Representative, has more than 25 years of experience working for financial institutions.  She holds a bachelor’s degree in agriculture economics from the University of Missouri-Columbia.  Governor Greitens Releases Results of Investigation into Missouri Veterans Homes dc90442a-fbe5-4f60-968f-897322a68c3c Tue, 06 Feb 2018 14:45:00 +0000 Following the results of an investigation into the St. Louis Veterans Home that revealed serious issues, Governor Eric Greitens took action to protect Missouri veterans. The Governor replaced all five of the previous administration's appointees to the Missouri Veterans Commission, called on Larry Kay to be replaced as the Executive Director of the Missouri Veterans Commission and for Rolando Carter, the administrator of the home, to be fired. Governor Greitens Appoints Heather Miller as Camden County Prosecutor 42858ebb-b1d9-4582-a1b0-779c4dc19cb4 Wed, 31 Jan 2018 15:30:00 +0000 Governor Eric Greitens has appointed Heather Miller, of Camdenton, as the Camden County Prosecuting Attorney.  Miller, a Republican, has been an assistant prosecutor for the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office since 2013.  She also serves as an instructor for Missouri State University’s Public Safety Training Center.  Miller will succeed Michael Gilley, whom Governor Greitens appointed as an associate circuit judge for Camden County last year.