Doug Harpool http://news.stlpublicradio.org en White, Harpool Renominated To Federal Bench In Missouri http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/white-harpool-renominated-federal-bench-missouri <p>Former Missouri Supreme Court Judge Ronnie White will have his fourth shot to be a federal judge, as a result of President Barack Obama’s decision Monday to renominate&nbsp; judicial nominees who had been blocked by Republicans.</p><p>White is among two Missourians on the new judicial list sent to the U.S. Senate. The other is former state Rep. M. Douglas Harpool of Springfield, who also saw his earlier nomination die late last year.</p> Mon, 06 Jan 2014 22:36:32 +0000 Jo Mannies 32813 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org White, Harpool Renominated To Federal Bench In Missouri Commission to redraw Mo. Senate map reaches tentative agreement http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/commission-redraw-mo-senate-map-reaches-tentative-agreement <p>A tentative agreement has been reached on a new redistricting map for the <a href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/">Missouri Senate</a>.</p><p>A&nbsp;bipartisan commission appointed by Governor Jay Nixon&nbsp;(D)&nbsp;to draw a new map negotiated for&nbsp;more than 13 hours&nbsp;Wednesday, and reached a consensus&nbsp;after 12:00 this morning.&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="http://oa.mo.gov/bp/redistricting/senatemap/">The&nbsp;&quot;Tentative Plan&quot; map&nbsp;can be viewed here.</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;Marc Ellinger is the top Republican on the 10-person commission. Thu, 23 Feb 2012 09:50:08 +0000 Marshall Griffin 3131 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Commission to redraw Mo. Senate map reaches tentative agreement Redistricting stalls in fight for Missouri Senate seats http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/redistricting-stalls-fight-missouri-senate-seats <p>Time is running out for a bipartisan commission tasked with agreeing on a new Missouri Senate district map.&nbsp;The filing period for senate candidates begins next week, but without definitive district boundaries, they won&#39;t know exactly which district they would be running to represent.&nbsp;</p><p>The commission&#39;s chairman Doug Harpool says if seven of the ten commission members fail to agree on a map, a federal judge will be appointed to determine the district boundaries.</p> Wed, 22 Feb 2012 00:12:40 +0000 Joseph Leahy 3120 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Redistricting stalls in fight for Missouri Senate seats Mo. Senate redistricting panel gives up, will let judges redraw map http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-senate-redistricting-panel-gives-will-let-judges-redraw-map <p>A commission tasked with redrawing <a href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/">State Senate</a> districts in Missouri has&nbsp;thrown in the towel&nbsp;and will allow a panel of judges to do the job.</p><p>The main sticking point was over the <a href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/11info/members/mem24.htm">24<sup>th</sup> Senate District in St. Louis County</a>.&nbsp; Despite an approximate 59&nbsp;percent Democratic population, the seat is held by a Republican, Senator John Lamping.</p><p>The Democrats on the redistricting&nbsp;commission, including Chairman Doug Harpool, cited population shifts for seeking to eliminate Lamping&rsquo;s district and create a new one in southwestern Missouri. Tue, 16 Aug 2011 20:46:22 +0000 Marshall Griffin 1880 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. Senate redistricting panel gives up, will let judges redraw map Commission on Mo. Senate redistricting facing deadline next week http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/commission-mo-senate-redistricting-facing-deadline-next-week <p>The commission to redraw<a href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/"> State Senate </a><a href="http://oa.mo.gov/bp/redistricting/senatemap/">district boundaries </a>in Missouri has given itself one more week to agree on a new map, or else it will hand over the responsibility to a panel of state judges.</p><p>The biggest dispute remaining is over how to redraw St. Louis County&rsquo;s State Senate districts, according to commission chair Doug Harpool. Mon, 08 Aug 2011 22:32:47 +0000 Marshall Griffin 1825 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Commission on Mo. Senate redistricting facing deadline next week