Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility

Missouri Secretary of State

Feb 5, 2020

Court amends ballot language for voting measure

A Missouri appeals court has partially reversed a ruling approving ballot language in an initiative petition effort aimed at making it easier to vote. In a Jan. 29 opinion, a three-judge panel of the Missouri Court of Appeals Western District largely upheld the ballot summaries prepared by the Missouri Secretary of State, but found two […]

Jul 3, 2019

Kendra Lane named to elections position

Kendra Lane has been named co-director of elections at the Missouri Secretary of State’s Office. Lane earned her law degree from Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Michigan and soon moved to central Missouri. She has worked as an attorney in private practice and government, and most recently was an associate attorney for the Missouri […]

Dec 10, 2009

Carnahan settles two auction-rate security cases

The Missouri Secretary of State’s Office announced today that it has settled an auction-rate securities action with Morgan Stanley for $103 million. Secretary of State Robin Carnahan said the company must buy back $103 million worth of the securities sold to Missouri investors. Also, the firm must pay more than $215,000 to the Missouri Investor […]

Jul 10, 2009

Carnahan moves against local broker

Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnahan’s office has issued a cease and desist order against St. Peters broker Mark McEwen, formerly employed by World Group Securities Inc. Carnahan said McEwen allegedly engaged in dishonest and unethical activities and failed to disclose required information to clients. According to the order, McEwen urged some individuals to refinance […]

Apr 3, 2009

Poll worker Heinle recognized

Edward Heinle of St. Charles County is one of Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnahan’s Poll Worker Awards for Excellence. Rich Chrismer, director of the county election authority, chose Heinle to receive the award. Heinle has been a poll worker for 20 years. “He was always happy and willing to do what was needed,” Chrismer […]

Mar 19, 2009

Going, going, gone?

An auction for more than 200 St. Louis-area foreclosed homes on Saturday may sound like a bargain-shopper’s dream come true, but buyers may want to proceed with caution.  While in good standing with the Missouri Secretary of State’s Office, the California-based Real Estate Disposition Corp., the company in charge of the auction, was given an […]

Mar 9, 2009

News Digest

Wentzville chamber offers guarantee to new members The Wentzville Chamber of Commerce is offering a money-back guarantee to new members. The chamber announced recently that if after 90 days of active chamber membership the new member is not completely satisfied, the organization would refund the member’s investment in the chamber during that time. During their […]

Mar 9, 2009

American Heritage hit with foreclosures

Foreclosure proceedings have begun against 262 lots owned by American Heritage Homes in six Jefferson County subdivisions. The sales are set for March 23. Area homebuilder Flower & Fendler last year bought some of the assets of American Heritage Homes, one of the largest homebuilders operating in the county, according to former American Heritage Homes […]

Feb 23, 2009

Appellate attorney Cherrick sets up shop

Jordan Cherrick, the former leader of Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale’s appellate practice, has resurfaced in the practice of law after quietly exiting Greensfelder about a year ago. Cherrick incorporated The Law Office of Jordan B. Cherrick on Jan. 22, according to records kept by the Missouri Secretary of State’s office. Listed is the home address […]

Feb 10, 2009

Hamburg steps down as principal at Summers Compton

Steve Hamburg has stepped down as principal in the firm that bore his name. Hamburg, who has a class action and complex litigation practice, now is of counsel, according to a press release issued by Hamburg and the firm, now known as Summers Compton Wells. A new firm named Steven M. Hamburg PC has been […]

Latest Opinion Digests

See all digests

Top stories

See more news