Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Rep. Mike Leara, R-St. Louis County, has proposed legislation that would criminalize lawmakers who propose gun legislation.
Should proposing a law be against the law? One St. Louis County lawmaker thinks so. Rep. Mike Leara, R-St. Louis County, proposed House Bill 633 Monday that would make it illegal to to propose legislation. Leara's District 95 covers Crestwood, Sunset Hills and Fenton in South St. Louis County. According to PoliticMo, Leara's legislation would make it a felony for lawmakers to merely file legislation that would at all restrict gun rights. Leara told PoliticMo that the bill was only to spark debate about gun rights, and believes it has no chance in the general assembly. “I have no illusions about the bill making it through the legislative process, but I want it to be clear that the Missouri House will stand in defense of the people’s …
Friday, September 7, 2012
The Missouri representative for Oakville said she felt privileged to be appointed.
Rep. Marsha Haefner (R-Oakville) was appointed to serve on the Joint Committee on Child Abuse and Neglect this week. The representative said she felt privileged to be in an active role of guarding Missouri's children against harm in a news release Wednesday. Haefner is also a member of Gov. Jay Nixon's KidsFirst Task Force on the Prevention of Sexual Abuse. Residents can contact her at email@example.com.
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Plus, find out what the new measures mean for childhood asthma sufferers in school and the next presidential primary date.
Missourians woke up to a bevy of new laws, which went into effect Tuesday. For a complete list of what bills were "Truly Agreed To and Finally Passed," including bills that were also vetoed by Gov. Jay Nixon, see the Missouri General Assembly's website. Missouri state lawmakers are scheduled to return to Jefferson City for the veto override session next in September.
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
The 93rd District represents parts of Lemay and Affton; Bob Burns received 61 percent of the vote.
This story was updated at 12:30 on Wednesday with comments from Bob Burns. When Joe Montecillo called Bob Burns to congratulate him on the Democratic nomination in Tuesday's primary, the conversation lasted less than 30 seconds. Burns won by 404 ballots and had 61.45 percent of the vote and will face Republican Tony Leech in November, who ran unopposed in the primary. "I just called Bob Burns and congratulated him on a win and wished him good luck, and he said 'Ok Joe, thanks,'" Montecillo said. "It's been a really ugly campaign." "The only things that were negative were perpetrated by him," Burns said. "I didn't want to give him any name recognition in the area, so didn't mention my opponent by name once during the race." Burns signed…
Republican Cloria Brown and Democrat Vicki Englund will vie for the 94th District, covering Mehlville and parts of Affton for the third time.
Mehlville's Rep. Cloria Brown defeated Tim Hotop in the Republican primary Tuesday night and will face Democrat Vicki Englund for the third time in November. Brown was an incumbent who captured 2,174 or 75.46 percent of the votes. She celebrated with friends and family at an election party at Two Hearts Banquet Center on Lindbergh Boulevard. "I'm lucky that I'm blessed with a great work ethic, a lot of stamina and a very supportive husband," she said after the victory. Hotop did not respond to requests for comments. Looking ahead to the November election Brown's victory sets up a well-established November rematch with Englund, who won unopposed in the primary. In 2008, Englund defeated Brown in an election to represent the 85th …
Sunday, August 5, 2012
Montecillo is seeking his first political office.
Name : Mr. Joe Montecillo Age : 44 Attended college : Yes College : University of Missouri Degree : Artis Baccalaureate, Philosophy Year of graduation : 1991 University : St. Louis University Degree : Masters of Science (Research), Anatomy Year of graduation : 1997 University : Washington University School of Law Area of research : Juris Doctoris, Law Year of graduation : 2002 Job titles held : Of Counsel, Attorney, Assistant City Counselor, Associate Attorney, Laboratory Instructor & Lecturer Employers : Klar, Izsak & Stenger, LLC; Brown & Crouppen, PC; City of St. Louis; Evans & Dixon, LLC Party affiliation : Democrat Running for a: State office Running for position: State Representative, 93rd District Chamber/district: 93rd Incumbent: …
The former St. George Alderman hopes to represent Lemay and parts of Affton in the Missouri House of Representatives.
Name : Carl Robert Burns Also known as : Bob Age : 64 Place of residence : 9057 Southview Lane Job titles held : Brewery Driver Grey Eagle Distributors Employers : Grey Eagle Distributors, U. Congressman Richard Gephardt, U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill Party affiliation : Democrat Running for a: State office Running for position: State Representative District 93 Chamber/district: Affton and Lemay Incumbent: No Previous elective offices : Alderman City of St. George, President Affton School District Fathers Club, Affton School District Board of Education. Unsuccessful bids for elective offices : State Representative District 85, 2006
Friday, August 3, 2012
Brown has represented Mehlville since 2010 and is running for re-election.
Name : Ms. Cloria Brown Also known as : Clo Age : 70 Place of residence : 3306 Lone Elm Drive 63125 Attended college : Yes College : Washington University Degree : B.S. Information Systems Year of graduation : 1978 Job titles held : Programmer Analyst, Systems Analyst, Project Leader Manager, Director, Vice President Employers : Statistical Tabulating Corporation, Wohl Shoe, MasterCard International Party affiliation : Republican Running for a: State office Running for position: State Representative 94th District Chamber/district: Currently in the 85th but with redistricting I will be in the 94th Incumbent: Yes First elected: 02 November 2010 Previous elective offices : Lemay Republican Committeewoman Unsuccessful bids for elective offices…
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Haefner has been representing Oakville since 2010 and is running for re-election.
Name : Marsha Ellen Haefner Age : 61 Place of residence : Oakville, MO Attended college : Yes College : University of Missouri, Columbia Degree : BS Parks & Recreation Year of graduation : May, 1973 Job titles held : Owner, For The Garden State Representative, Missouri House of Representatives Party affiliation : Republican Running for a: State office Running for position: State Representative Chamber/district: District 95 Incumbent: Yes First elected: 02 November 2010 Previous elective offices : None Unsuccessful bids for elective offices : None Address 6703 Telegraph Rd St Louis, MO 63129 Name : Mark Haefner Title : Campaign Manger Website : MarshaHaefner.com Twitter : www.twitter.com/haefner2012 Facebook : facebiij,com/pages/pub/…
Monday, July 30, 2012
Zelle is a first-time candidate running to represent Oakville.
Name : Mr. Joseph R Zelle Also known as : Joe Age : 58 Place of residence : 5753 Chatport Rd. St. Louis, MO 63129 Read about all candidates in our voters' guide. Attended college : Yes College : University Missouri - St. Louis Degree : BS - Businesss Administration Year of graduation : 1976 Job titles held : Local Taxpayer Advocate, Senior Commissioners Representative, Chief, Planning and Special Programs Branch Employers : Internal Revenue Service Party affiliation : Democrat Running for a: State office Running for position: House of Representatives Chamber/district: District 95 Incumbent: No Previous elective offices : Not previously elected to public office Unsuccessful bids for elective offices : First-time candidate, no previous bids …