Rep. John McCaherty blogs about a new law that will strengthen Missouri’s laws dealing with the reporting of suspected child abuse and neglect.
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Friday, January 11, 2013
McCaherty to be chairman of House International Trade Committee and chaplain of the House Republican Caucus.
State Rep. John McCaherty, R-Murphy, has been elected selected by House Speaker Tim Jones, R-Eureka, to serve as chairman of the House International Trade Committee for the 97th Missouri General Assembly. McCaherty also was named by the Missouri House Republican Caucus to serve as caucus chaplain for the 97th General Assembly. McCaherty, who also serves as the pastor of the First Baptist Church of Murphy, will lead the caucus in prayer to open its meetings and provide spiritual guidance to his colleagues. Of his House International Trade Committee post, McCaherty hopes to lead his colleagues as they seek innovative policy solutions that will create new international trade opportunities for Missouri businesses. House Speaker Tim Jones, R-…
Friday, July 20, 2012
Incumbent state representative John McCaherty to raffle off the civilian version of the military M16 rifle at a fundraising dinner Aug. 27.
Missouri Rep. John McCaherty (R-90th District), of High Ridge, has been a long supporter of the national Rifle Association (NRA). And the organization has supported him back. This year, as the Aug. 7 primary election nears, McCaherty, who also is pastor of the First Baptist Church of Murphy, is holding a raffle to award one lucky winner with an AR15 rifle that was given to him by the NRA. "It was donated by the NRA," said Ray Brockman, who organizes McCaherty's campaign group Citizens for McCaherty. As a raffle item, Brockman said. "I'd call it unusual." Brockman said McCaherty has been a lifelong supporter of the NRA. The .223 CMMG AR15 being raffled is a Missouri-made weapon, Brockman said. The weapon is the civilian version of the …
Friday, January 13, 2012
U.S. Senate candidates Todd Akin and John Brunner mixed it up with in Oakville, along with candidates for the U.S. House, and a good handful of state-level hopefuls.
Missouri’s senior U.S. senator, Claire McCaskill, will face a conservative Republican for her seat in November. The question is, will it be Rep. Todd Akin, a representative since 2001 who is giving up his congressional seat to run for the senate, or St. Louis businessman John Brunner? Both Akin and Brunner were both at a Republican forum Thursday night at the Cliff Cave branch of the St. Louis County Library. More than 100 folks came on the frigid evening to the event sponsored by the Tesson Ferry Township Republican Club. Each candidate running for office had five minutes to make his case. Akin and Brunner were first on the docket. Akin explained how the deficit budget is heading the United States down the wrong path. He said if we got …