An abuse of power?
State Senator John Lamping was caught parking his car -- with official Senate license plates -- in a handicapped spot in Jefferson City last week. A tipster who snapped the photo sent it to Fired Up! Missouri, which tweeted it out, saying, "Do @JohnLamping's official tags give h ... More >>
A hearing at the Capitol yesterday about a fiscal bill took a bizarre turn when Republican State Senator John Lamping engaged in a heated religious debate with Reverend John Bennett, a 72-year-old retired pastor who spoke out against cuts to social programs.
The exchange caught on camera, full vid ... More >>
This is an easy one.
Lawmakers are now proposing that the Mississippi River bridge be named after the late, great Stan Musial, because, well, duh.
"It's obvious," says Senator John Lamping, a Republican who introduced the Stan Musial Memorial Bridge bill, full version on view below. "He strikes ... More >>
Cards-Cubs Bridge?Although we're still in favor of selling the naming rights to the new Mississippi River Bridge going up north of downtown St. Louis, state senator John Lamping (R - Ladue) might have the second-best suggestion. This week Lamping offered an amendment to a current bill that would ... More >>
barbarafraser.comThe results are in from that recount we told you about earlier this month involving the 24th District race for Missouri Senate. On December 2, Democrat Babara Fraser asked for a recount after losing in November to Republican John Lamping by a margin of 0.3 percent (or 133 votes). ... More >>
barbarafraser.comUpdated below...The Secretary of State's office is conducting an official recount of last month's election for the Missouri Senate -- District 24. Republican John Lamping won the election to represent mid- St. Louis County by just 133 votes out of a total of 61,091 cast. That's a ... More >>
Advancement Project, a national voters' rights organization, is asking the St. Louis County Election Board to review the results and circumstances surrounding last week's race for the 24th District of the Missouri State Senate. Republican John Lamping squeaked out a narrow victory over his Democr ... More >>