Implementing Missouri’s new voter photo ID law

  Last November, Missourians voted to pass constitutional amendment six, paving the way for common sense voter ID, by a margin of 63 percent – 37 percent. The Missouri Secretary of State’s office is responsible for the implementation of the new photo ID law, set to take effect June 1, 2017. Now what? First, and […]


Missouri Secretary of State Supports Immigration Order

  ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Jay Ashcroft, Missouri’s new Secretary of State, supports President Trump’s new executive order on Immigration. Ashcroft says there needs to be a rule of law that everyone knows, and with that approach, he believes President Trump’s Executive Order will be upheld. Appearing on the Fox Business Network, Ashcroft was asked […]


Librarians, secretary of state voice need for funding

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Despite welcoming quiet in her library, Julie Yockey found she couldn’t stay silent when the governor’s recommendations for next year’s budget came out earlier this month. On Tuesday, Yockey, director of the Carthage Public Library, was chosen as the one representative to meet with the governor from the librarians who flocked […]


Ashcroft: Pruitt the needed change to head EPA

It is often said that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing and expecting a different result. In government, insanity can be defined as nominating the same kind of people for the same offices and expecting something different to happen. That is why President Donald Trump’s nomination of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt […]


Ashcroft Is Our Choice

In the race for Missouri secretary of state, Republican Jay Ashcroft’s qualifications stand taller than the other two candidates, Libertarian Chris Morrill and Democrat Robin Smith. His educational background is impressive. He received a BS and MS in engineering management from the University of Missouri at Rolla, and a JD from St. Louis University’s School […]


Huckabee Stumps Locally for Ashcroft

  Huckabee stopped in St. Joseph on Friday to campaign for Jay Ashcroft, who is the GOP’s standard bearer for secretary of state in the Nov. 8 general election. The visit was held at the Buchanan County Republican Party headquarters in the East Ridge Village shopping center. His remarks for the candidacy focused in part […]