Missouri’s secretary of state and top legislative leaders said Wednesday that they will try to strengthen confidentiality protections for alleged abuse victims after a St. Louis County judge recently ordered a woman participating in a state-sponsored secrecy program to nonetheless reveal her home address. Read more from the Hannibal Courier-Post here.
Missouri’s Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft and state legislators are aiming to strengthen protection for participants in the state’s Safe at Home program. Several hundred victims of domestic violence and other crimes utilize the program, which allows them to use the Secretary of State’s office as their legal address. Read more from KBIA here.
Ashcroft on his first 100 days in office, Morning Meeting – KZIM KSIM Jay joined the Morning Meeting on KZIM KSIM out of Cape Girardeau to talk about his first 100 days as Missouri’s Secretary of State. Listen to the full interview from KZIM KSIM here.
Conversation with Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft, Nick Reed Podcast – KSGF Jay joined Nick Reed of KSGF out of Springfield Missouri. Nick asked some great questions of the Secretary, including: “When will voter ID go into effect in Missouri? Who will he be meeting with tomorrow? What has his first 100 days been like?” […]
It’s National Library Week. Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft is encouraging residents to visit their local libraries, or what he calls, a “gateway to opportunity”. First sponsored in 1958 by the American Library Association, National Library Week is a national observance to promote all types of libraries, including school, public, academic and special libraries. Read more from KZRG […]
Bipartisan legislation extending the sunset provisions for fees into the state’s technology trust fund has been approved by the Missouri Senate Economic Development Committee this week in Jefferson City. The vote was unanimous. Read more from MissouriNet here.
Gov. Mike Huckabee to Campaign for Secretary of State Candidate Jay Ashcroft Faith and Freedom Rally to be held at Ashcroft Farm in June ST. LOUIS, Mo — Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee will visit Missouri on June 9 to campaign for Republican Secretary of State candidate Jay Ashcroft. The Ashcroft campaign will host a Faith and […]
Unfortunately, in our state, we have grown accustomed to election mismanagement. In last Tuesday’s elections, hundreds of voters were likely disenfranchised as they were turned away and not allowed to cast a vote in 63 of St. Louis County precincts. When I learned of the ballot shortage and voters being denied their right to vote, […]
Ashcroft Commends Speaker Richardson Elections Accountability Task Force Ashcroft had previously called for legislative review of Secretary of State Kander’s handling of election debacle ST. LOUIS, Mo — Secretary of State candidate Jay Ashcroft, R-St. Louis, today, issued a statement praising Missouri House Speaker Todd Richardson’s creation of the House Task Force on Election Procedures and Accountability. Ashcroft […]