Susan Montee http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Montee stumps at Democratic rally http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/montee-stumps-democratic-rally <p><span style="font-family: Georgia, serif; font-size: 10.5pt; line-height: 15.75pt; ">The race for Missouri Lieutenant Governor has remained below the radar so far this political season. Republican incumbent Peter Kinder and Democratic challenger Susan </span>Montee<span style="font-family: Georgia, serif; font-size: 10.5pt; line-height: 15.75pt; "> are well-known political names in the state, but their campaigning has been fairly low-key to this point.</span></p><p style="margin-top:0in;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:.2in;margin-left:0in; line-height:15.75pt"><span style="font-size:10.5pt;font-family:&quot;Georgia&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;">Montee appeared as part of a Democratic rally Sunday in mid-Missouri, in front of a full crowd of 300 Democrats.</span></p><p> Mon, 17 Sep 2012 21:13:48 +0000 Chris McDaniel 4629 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Montee stumps at Democratic rally St. Louis officials endorse Montee for lieutenant governor http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-officials-endorse-montee-lieutenant-governor <p>St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay and other local leaders are endorsing Susan Montee in her campaign for Lieutenant Governor. None of the four Democrats in the race for the office are from St. Louis -- Missouri&#39;s largest voting bloc. Thus,&nbsp;Montee&#39;s&nbsp;endorsement from St. Louis city officials gives her a strong lead as she seeks the nomination.</p><p>Montee, the former state auditor, kicked off her campaign at St. Louis City Hall Tuesday saying she knows how to fight for veterans and seniors.</p> Tue, 07 Feb 2012 22:02:04 +0000 Joseph Leahy 3026 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis officials endorse Montee for lieutenant governor Three children of Mo. lt. gov. candidate Montee arrested http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/three-children-mo-lt-gov-candidate-montee-arrested <p><em>Reporting from KXCV&#39;s Kirk Wayman used in this report. </em></p><p>Three children of Democratic Missouri lieutenant governor candidate Susan Montee have been arrested. One also works for the campaign.</p><p>Montee&rsquo;s daughter and two sons all face municipal charges in St. Joseph after police there broke up a bar fight at about 1:15 a.m. the day after Thanksgiving.</p><p>St. Joseph police captain Kevin Castle says 25-year-old Amanda, 23-year-old Andrew, and 22-year-old Austin were among about 30 people involved in the disturbance which spilled out into the street.</p> Mon, 28 Nov 2011 22:10:56 +0000 KXCV 2558 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Three children of Mo. lt. gov. candidate Montee arrested Mo. Dem. Chair Montee plans to run for lt. gov. http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-dem-chair-montee-plans-run-lt-gov <p>Missouri Democratic Party Chairwoman Susan Montee says she plans to run for lieutenant governor next year.</p><p>Montee said Friday she has been trying to recruit strong Democratic candidates for offices and believes she has the best chance of winning the lieutenant governor&#39;s office being vacated by Republican Peter Kinder.</p><p>Kinder has said he will not seek re-election and is instead considering a run for governor.</p><p>Montee served as state auditor for four years before losing re-election last year to Republican Tom Schweich.</p> Fri, 30 Sep 2011 22:31:00 +0000 The Associated Press 2166 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. Dem. Chair Montee plans to run for lt. gov. Kinder to reimburse state for hotel costs http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/kinder-reimburse-state-hotel-costs <p>Missouri <a href="http://www.ltgov.mo.gov/">Lt. Governor Peter Kinder</a> is firing back at accusations by Democrats that he&rsquo;s using taxpayer money to fund an &ldquo;extravagant lifestyle.&rdquo;</p><p>The <a href="http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/article_512538ba-80de-5ea4-9d1d-9b7cd926eacb.html">Post-Dispatch reported Sunday </a>that the Republican Lt. Governor had charged taxpayers $35,050&nbsp;for hotel stays in the St. Louis area over the past five years, while attending political and sporting events, parties, and a wedding. Tue, 05 Apr 2011 15:32:26 +0000 Marshall Griffin 876 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Kinder to reimburse state for hotel costs Audit finds timesheet discrepancies in Lt. Gov's office http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/audit-finds-timesheet-discrepancies-lt-govs-office <p>Susan Montee also finds improper fund transfers from the Secretary of State's office.</p> Thu, 23 Dec 2010 17:14:08 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 181 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Audit finds timesheet discrepancies in Lt. Gov's office Troubled Northeast fire district settles state lawsuit http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/troubled-northeast-fire-district-settles-state-lawsuit <p>Attorney General Chris Koster filed the suit in 2009 over allegations that the board of the Northeast Ambulance and Fire Protection District violated open meetings laws and ignored subpoenas.</p> Fri, 17 Dec 2010 16:39:30 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 147 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Troubled Northeast fire district settles state lawsuit