This Week in Missouri Politics – March 5, 2017

On a special episode of This Week in Missouri Politics celebrating Women’s History Month, host Scott Faughn welcomes Wendy Doyle, the president and CEO of the Women’s Foundation, to discuss the role of the foundation and how their work is advancing progress for women in the state. “Everything we focus on is economic development, not…

This Week in Missouri Politics – February 19, 2017

On this episode of This Week in Missouri Politics, freshman Sen. Bill Eigel joins host Scott Faughn to talk about the state budget, labor reform especially the debate over prevailing wage, his work on tort reform, and his plan to pay for improvements to Missouri’s transportation infrastructure via general revenue. “We have over $9 billion in general revenue…

This Week in Missouri Politics – December 18, 2016

On a holiday edition of This Week in Missouri Politics, host Scott Faughn welcomes Secretary of State-elect Jay Ashcroft to discuss his transition into the role, his plans for the office and what the results of the election showed. “This is an election where the people stood up and said, ‘We’re tired of government officials…

This Week in Missouri Politics – December 11, 2016

On Sunday’s episode of This Week in Missouri Politics broadcasting from the Kansas City studio, host Scott Faughn talks with Lt. Gov.-elect Mike Parson about his ascension to the second highest office in the state, his plans to promote Missouri in the next four years, and his successful campaign against former Congressman Russ Carnahan. “Somebody…

This Week in Missouri Politics – November 20, 2016

On Sunday’s episode of This Week in Missouri Politics, Missouri Congressman Jason Smith joins host Scott Faughn to discuss his new role in Congressional leadership as the new House Republican Conference Secretary. “Only four times in the last 100 years have we had this opportunity to lead, and if I’m going to be in Washington,…

This Week in Missouri Politics – November 11, 2016

On a very special edition of This Week in Missouri Politics, Gov. Jay Nixon himself stops by for an in-depth interview with host Scott Faughn. The two speak on everything ranging from Tuesday’s election results, including his unique insight as a voter from Jefferson County into Donald Trump’s victory for the presidency. “He hit a…

This Week in Missouri Politics – October 30, 2016

On a special edition of This Week in Missouri Politics, the show hits Kansas City to celebrate its move into the KC television market. Scott Faughn sits down with one of the area’s most influential lawmakers in House Majority Floor Leader Mike Cierpiot. They discuss Donald Trump’s chances of winning Missouri by double digits, the…

This Week in Missouri Politics – October 2, 2016

Sunday on This Week in Missouri Politics, host Scott Faughn sits down with Bruce Franks, the Democratic nominee for the 78th House District, to discuss his win over Rep. Penny Hubbard in a contested primary. He discussed his desire to represent the community, the controversy and court battle surrounding a special election, and how to…

#TWMPOvertime: September 25, 2016

In #TWMPOvertime, the opinion maker panel (publisher Ray Hartman of St. Louis Magazine, St. Louis Treasurer Tishaura Jones, attorney David Wassinger, and Rep. Elaine Gannon, R-DeSoto) discuss The Missouri Times’ poll results which show Koster with a 10-point lead over Eric Greitens. They also discuss the presidential election, how Hillary Clinton matches up with Donald…

This Week in Missouri Politics – September 25, 2016

On Sunday’s episode of “This Week in Missouri Politics,” Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis, joins host Scott Faughn to discuss her opposition to the gun bill and the photo voter ID bill, and the controversy she generated when she sat during the Pledge of Allegiance during veto session as an act of protest. “I sat…

This Week in Missouri Politics – September 18, 2016

On This Week in Missouri Politics, host Scott Faughn talks with Sen. Dave Schatz, R-Sullivan, to talk about the passage of the controversial “gun bill,” the agricultural disaster bill, and the photo voter ID bill during Wednesday’s veto session. They also discuss the governor’s race and his thoughts on Eric Greitens’ statements on “corruption” by…