Judge Dismisses Suit Concerning Missouri Lt. Governor Appointment

    A Missouri judge has dismissed a lawsuit that challenged the governor’s right to appoint a lieutenant governor, at least temporarily resolving a decades-old argument in the state.     Cole County Circuit Judge Jon Beetem’s Wednesday ruling said Governor Mike Parson had the authority to appoint Mike Kehoe as the state’s lieutenant governor last month.      Beetem also said the Missouri Democratic Party and a man named Darrell C…

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