Tag Archives: Craig Redmon

Highway 15 Coalition Formed to Address Local Transportation Needs

In an effort to maintain focus on needed improvements to Missouri Highway 15, a number of local parties have joined together to form the Highway 15 Coalition. Last week Missouri Representative Craig Redmond and Missouri Department of Transportation regional engineer Amy Crawford met with  the group at the Scotland County Courthouse to discuss the Highway […]

Northeast Missouri Farmer Announces Bid to Replace Term-Limited Redmon

Gregory “Greg” Sharpe, a Republican, has announced his candidacy for House District 4 to replace term-limited Rep. Craig Redmon.  The district encompasses Knox, Schuyler, Scotland, Clark and Lewis Counties and part of Adair. Sharpe, a resident of Lewis County, graduated with a Bachelor of Science in General Agriculture from what is now Truman State University. […]

Special Legislative Session to Remedy Issue of Abortion Sanctuary Cities

by Rep. Craig Redmon This week the House of Representatives is in Jefferson City, answering Governor Greitens’ call for a special session in response to some troubling events of the past few months. In April, a federal judge struck down years of regulations put in place to ensure abortion clinics met a certain standard of […]

New Plans Unveiled for $250 Million Mark Twain Transmission Project Across Northeast Missouri

A new route utilizing existing right-of-ways was announced on Monday for the Mark Twain Transmission Project, a proposed power transmission line that will impact five northeast Missouri counties and customers of three regional rural electric cooperatives, including Tri-County Electric. Representatives from Ameren Transmission Company of Illinois (ATXI), and Northeast Power were joined at the latter’s […]

Representative Redmon Honored By Electric Co-Ops With Legislative Leadership Award

The Association of Missouri Electric Cooperatives honored Rep. Craig Redmon with its Legislative Leadership Award during the annual meeting of the association October 8th in Branson. This select award recognizes legislators who have shown consistent leadership and support on issues affecting the electric cooperatives, the 650,000 electric cooperative member-owners and rural communities across Missouri. “It’s […]

Three Hundred Plus Attend Huff’s Polled Herefords Century Farm Celebration

On Saturday October 17th Jane and LeRoy Huff and family hosted a celebration of 100 years of raising Hereford cattle on the Huff Family Farm near Rutledge. Throughout the day a crowd of over 300 people came to help the Huff’s celebrate this historic occasion. People in attendance came from as far away as Kansas, […]

Representative Craig Redmon Receives Friend Of Agriculture Award

The Scotland County Farm Bureau is proud to announce that Representative Craig Redmon is a recipient of the 2014 Farm Bureau Friend of Agriculture Award. “This award is in recognition of Representative Redmon’s voting record on issues of importance to agriculture, his working relationship with farmers in the Scotland County Farm Bureau, and his willingness […]

Capital Report – First District State Representative Craig Redmon

Hello from the Capitol… After meeting long hours we passed the budget.  The House Budget Committee is a fiscally responsible spending plan balanced on revenue estimate numbers agreed to by the House and Senate in December of 2013. Between General Revenue and the Surplus Revenue Fund the House budget proposal spends the exact same dollar […]

Republican Committee Hosts Lincoln Days in Memphis

Saturday, March 15, a tremendous crowd gathered at the Memphis V.F.W. for the Scotland County Republicans’ first Lincoln Days celebration.  Over 100 people attended the catered meal, and an evening of great speakers, including Aaron Baker, Rep. Craig Redmon, Senator Brian Munzlinger, and keynote speaker, Shane Schoeller of Springfield, Missouri. Schoeller, former director of the […]

Senator Blunt Tells Memphis Voters – Spending Control, Not Gun Control Should be Lawmakers’ Focus

Could the gun control issue be a convenient hot button for debate that is allowing the current administration to avoid tackling tougher topics? That was one of the comments that United States Senator Roy Blunt made during a recent stop in Memphis. The senator met with constituents on Saturday afternoon at Gerth & Basket furniture […]