Catherine Hanaway http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Koster, Transportation Tax Backers Lead Campaign Money-Raising http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/koster-transportation-tax-backers-lead-campaign-money-raising <p>The group backing the proposed transportation sales tax is the biggest money-raising operation in the state – but it has yet to air a single TV ad.</p><p>Missourians for Safe Transportation and New Jobs, the campaign committee for the sales tax known as Amendment 7, appears to be entering the final weeks of the campaign with more than $2.5 million to spend.</p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 00:45:17 +0000 Jo Mannies 38090 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Koster, Transportation Tax Backers Lead Campaign Money-Raising Luetkemeyer Getting Strong Encouragement To Jump Into GOP 2016 Field For Governor http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/luetkemeyer-getting-strong-encouragement-jump-gop-2016-field-governor <p>Missouri’s Republican field for governor in 2016 may be about to get more crowded, as some party activists are urging U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer, R-St. Elizabeth, to enter the race.</p><p>If he were to jump in, Luetkemeyer would face former House Speaker Catherine Hanaway, a Republican from west St. Louis County who already has declared her candidacy, and possibly state Auditor Tom Schweich, a St. Louis native who is running for re-election this fall with no major opposition.</p> Mon, 19 May 2014 06:31:00 +0000 Jo Mannies 36239 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Luetkemeyer Getting Strong Encouragement To Jump Into GOP 2016 Field For Governor Koster Outraising, Outspending Likely 2016 GOP Rivals For Governor http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/koster-outraising-outspending-likely-2016-gop-rivals-governor <p><em><strong>(Updated 5 p.m. Tues., April 15)</strong></em></p><p>The latest campaign-finance reports show Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster, a Democrat running for governor in 2016, handily outpacing his potential Republican rivals when it comes to raising money – and banking it.</p><p>In reports due today, Koster had raised $539,364 so far this calendar year and had amassed just over $2 million in the bank.</p><p>That compares to $251,596 that state Auditor Tom Schweich reported raising since Jan. 1, with a bank account totaling $834,747 as of March 31.</p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 18:22:12 +0000 Jo Mannies 35312 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Koster Outraising, Outspending Likely 2016 GOP Rivals For Governor Politically Speaking: Republican Hanaway Discusses Why She Wants To Be Governor http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/politically-speaking-republican-hanaway-discusses-why-she-wants-be-governor <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Every week, St. Louis Public Radio's Chris McDaniel, Jo&nbsp;Mannies&nbsp;and Jason&nbsp;Rosenbaum talk about the week’s politics.&nbsp; This week their guest is Republican Catherine Hanaway, the former speaker of the Missouri House and former U.S. attorney for Missouri's eastern district. She's now running for governor in 2016.</p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 12:49:18 +0000 Jo Mannies, Chris McDaniel & Jason Rosenbaum 34374 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Politically Speaking: Republican Hanaway Discusses Why She Wants To Be Governor Missouri Republicans Predict Victory As Long As Focus Is Solely On Democrats http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/missouri-republicans-predict-victory-long-focus-solely-democrats <p>SPRINGFIELD, Mo. –&nbsp; From U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt on down, Missouri Republicans at the party’s annual Lincoln Days festivities are full of confidence about their chances at the polls this fall and in 2016.</p><p>And the Affordable Care Act, also known as “Obamacare,’’ is getting much of the credit.</p><p>“If this disaster doesn’t help us take control of the Senate, it will surprise me,” said Blunt, who sparked several ovations at Friday night’s opening banquet of the weekend gathering, held this year at the University Plaza Hotel in Springfield, the senator's home turf.</p> Sat, 22 Feb 2014 07:07:10 +0000 Jo Mannies 33915 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Missouri Republicans Predict Victory As Long As Focus Is Solely On Democrats Schweich Sends 2016 Message With List of Major GOP Backers http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/schweich-sends-2016-message-list-major-gop-backers <p><em><strong>(Updated 2:50 p.m. Tues., Feb. 11)</strong></em></p><p>Missouri state Auditor Tom Schweich unveiled today his campaign team for this fall’s re-election bid, in what is seen as a message about his campaign strength for a likely bid for governor in 2016.</p><p>Schweich’s list of team members includes many of the state’s biggest names in Missouri Republican politics:</p> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 18:10:44 +0000 Jo Mannies 33621 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Schweich Sends 2016 Message With List of Major GOP Backers Hanaway Announces Bid For Governor In 2016, Catching GOP Off Guard http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/hanaway-announces-bid-governor-2016-catching-gop-guard <p><em><strong>(Updated 11:30 p.m. Mon., Feb. 10)</strong></em></p><p>Eight months before the 2014 election, former Missouri House Speaker Catherine Hanaway is announcing that she’s running for governor in 2016.</p><p>Hanaway’s decision wasn’t a surprise. But her timing was. A year ago, Hanaway<a href="https://www.stlbeacon.org/#!/content/29446/lincdays_sat_night_021613"> had stated </a>that she was considering such a bid. But her announcement did catch political insiders off guard because it was so early. Candidate filing has yet to begin for this fall’s elections.</p> Mon, 10 Feb 2014 20:38:47 +0000 Jo Mannies 33599 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Hanaway Announces Bid For Governor In 2016, Catching GOP Off Guard Hanaway May Run For Missouri Governor In 2016 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/hanaway-may-run-missouri-governor-2016 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Former Missouri House Speaker Catherine </span>Hanaway<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says she's considering running for Governor in 2016.</span></p> Tue, 24 Sep 2013 21:46:04 +0000 Marshall Griffin & The Associated Press 30143 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Hanaway May Run For Missouri Governor In 2016 Legal Roundtable: Monsanto Likely To Win Case, Gun Legislation, St. Louis Cards Rally Squirrel, Etc. http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/legal-roundtable-monsanto-likely-win-case-gun-legislation-st-louis-cards-rally-squirrel-etc <p>Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a legal battle between St. Louis-based Monsanto and a 75-year-old farmer from Indiana named Vernon Hugh Bowman.</p><p>While some Supreme Court justices have already tipped their hat signifying <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/supreme-court-seems-ready-side-monsanto-soybean-patent-case">Monsanto will likely win</a> the case, the issue revolves around whether Bowman violated Monsanto’s patent rights when he planted soybean seeds from a grain elevator.</p> Mon, 25 Feb 2013 21:57:49 +0000 Alex Heuer, Mary Edwards & Don Marsh 9636 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Legal Roundtable: Monsanto Likely To Win Case, Gun Legislation, St. Louis Cards Rally Squirrel, Etc. Mo. Republicans respond to DNC speeches http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-republicans-respond-dnc-speeches <p>Several prominent Republicans responded to speeches given at the Democratic National Convention. &nbsp;Former Missouri House Speaker Catherine&nbsp;Hanaway&nbsp;accused Democratic leaders of stereotyping the issues women care about.</p> Thu, 06 Sep 2012 21:52:47 +0000 Chris McDaniel 4523 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. Republicans respond to DNC speeches