St Louis Dispatch State Politics
Raasch: The 'great re-awakenings' that shape 2018 politics
Trump cites a tougher American face to the world, while the #metoo movement propels women in Democratic congressional primaries
May 27 4:47PM St Louis Dispatch State Politics

Greitens issued a subpoena to appear before special Missouri House committee
Greitens has so far declined to testify before the committee, which has been investigating him since March.
May 25 7:30PM St Louis Dispatch State Politics

Expert: No evidence of photo on Greitens phone, still a possibility photo was taken
He told a special House committee investigating whether to impeach the governor that there is still a possibility that the photograph could have been taken and then wiped clean.
May 25 5:28PM St Louis Dispatch State Politics

Correction: Right to Work-Referendum-The Latest story
The bill would not impact projects worth less than $75,000.
May 24 10:32PM St Louis Dispatch State Politics

5,000 rape kits sit untested in Missouri, audit finds
The figure was tallied as part of a statewide audit of rape kits by Attorney General Josh Hawley.
May 24 6:07PM St Louis Dispatch State Politics

State lawmaker says Greitens told him 'no picture ever taken' of former lover
During a private meeting Thursday.
May 24 6:05PM St Louis Dispatch State Politics

Greitens attorney defends 'disgusting' line of questions posed to former mistress
Lawyer says questions posed to the woman were designed to find out if her involvement with the governor was consensual and to determine whether there were pornographic pictures of her.
May 24 4:00PM St Louis Dispatch State Politics

House committee chairman says he spoke with FBI about Greitens
Rep. Jay Barnes said he "contacted federal law enforcement" after a former Greitens staffer testified the candidate may have solicited campaign donations from foreigners.
May 24 3:00PM St Louis Dispatch State Politics

Missouri governor meets with state lawmaker in Kimmswick
Gov. Eric Greitens met Thursday morning with a Missouri lawmaker and fellow Republican.
May 24 3:00PM St Louis Dispatch State Politics

Publisher says $120,000 cash payment for Greitens' recordings was all his money
Missouri Times publisher Scott Faughn told a House committee that it was his $120,000 that he gave to attorney Al Watkins.
May 24 1:57AM St Louis Dispatch State Politics

Investigation of Greitens presses ahead at Capitol and court
A House panel is looking into A New Missouri, a 501c4 social welfare nonprofit that doesn't have to disclose the identities of its donors.
May 23 9:26PM St Louis Dispatch State Politics

Consumers would get protection from surprise ER bills under measure OK'd by Missouri lawmakers
Consumer advocates say it's a good first step in protecting patients.
May 23 9:05PM St Louis Dispatch State Politics

Lawyer for Greitens asked woman's lawyer: 'What does your client want out of this?
A committee announced it would not allow Greitens' attorneys to cross-examine witnesses as the panel intensifies its probe.
May 23 2:15PM St Louis Dispatch State Politics

It was a friendly interaction': Greitens gets pulled over by police in small Missouri town
It was a friendly interaction, and there was no need for a ticket," Greitens' spokesman said. "The Governor is a regular person.
May 23 1:30PM St Louis Dispatch State Politics

Greitens hitting the airwaves again in fight for political life
The embattled Missouri governor is spending an estimated $185,000 on television ads statewide. This marks the second time in three months he's tapped his campaign fund to defend himself through an ad.
May 23 1:00PM St Louis Dispatch State Politics

State audit of St. Louis will focus early on tax abatement, TIF
Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway said citizen concerns have prompted her to hone in the city's economic development incentives.
May 23 11:00AM St Louis Dispatch State Politics

Cross examination not allowed as House committee forges ahead with Greitens probe
I think they've already had ample time to basically cross-examine everybody," said Rep. Don Phillips, R-Kimberling City.
May 22 4:30PM St Louis Dispatch State Politics

Rauners move back to Illinois governor's mansion after $15 million renovation
The Rauners led the fundraising campaign to restore the 1855 home, which is one of the nation's oldest continuously occupied governor's residences.
May 21 9:30PM St Louis Dispatch State Politics

St. Louis aldermen will again consider limiting campaign contributions
The proposed limit matches one approved by Missouri voters in a statewide initiative last year, and one OKed by the St. Louis County Council.
May 21 6:45PM St Louis Dispatch State Politics

State treasurer taking 'seriously' concerns over Greitens' taxpayer-paid impeachment lawyers
The Treasurer takes his duty to protect taxpayers seriously," an office spokesman said.
May 21 5:45PM St Louis Dispatch State Politics