Bill Eigel on Crime



We need leaders who will DEFEND our police not DEFUND them

We need leaders who will DEFEND our police, not DEFUND them. Each and every day, they risk their lives to protect our families and, each and every day, I'll fight to protect our brave police officers in the Missouri Senate. I'm honored to have earned the endorsement of the Fraternal Order of Police. I'll always have your back!
Source: Facebook posting on 2024 Missouri Gubernatorial race , Jun 26, 2020

Expand "dangerous felonies" to include guns & less probation

Coverage of SB600 by The Missouri Times: : SB 600 changes the definition of "dangerous felonies" to include armed criminal action, carjacking, and conspiracy. Additionally, it denies eligibility to offenders of felonies involving a deadly weapon.

[The bill's sponsor noted]: "Much of our crime is caused by a small group of repeat offenders who are on the streets because liberal prosecutors release them on probation--65% of dangerous felons put on probation have re-offended. SB 600 ends this catch-and-release practice."

The bill has seen opposition from a number of organizations, including the ACLU and AFP-MO, which urged the governor to veto the bill. The organizations cited that the "bill doesn't make Missourians safer and forces taxpayers to pay half a billion dollars for two new prisons.

Legislative outcome: Passed Senate 27-2-2 on Feb/20/20; State Sen. Eigel voted YES; Passed House 97-51-14 on May/15/20; Signed by Governor Mike Parson on Jul/6/20

Source: The Missouri Times on Missouri voting record SB600 , Feb 20, 2020

Other governors on Crime: Bill Eigel on other issues:
Gubernatorial Debates 2023:
KY: Incumbent Andy Beshear(D)
vs.State A.G. Daniel Cameron(R)

vs.Ambassador Kelly Craft(R)
vs.State Auditor Mike Harmon(R)
LA: Incumbent John Bel Edwards(D,term-limited)
vs.Jeff Landry(R)
vs.Shawn Wilson(D)
vs.John Schroder(R)
vs.Sharon Hewitt(R)
MS: Incumbent Tate Reeves(R)
vs.Bill Waller(R,withdrew)
vs.Brandon Presley(D)

Gubernatorial Debates 2024:
DE: Gov. John Carney (D, term-limited);
Lt. Gov. Bethany Hall-Long (D)
vs. Matt Meyer (D)
IN: Gov. Eric Holcomb (R, term-limited);
Sen. Mike Braun (R)
vs. Suzanne Crouch (R)
vs. Jennifer McCormick (D)
MO: Gov. Mike Parson (R, term-limited):
Jay Ashcroft (R)
vs. Bill Eigel (R)
vs. Mike Kehoe (R)
vs. Crystal Quade (D)
MT: Gov. Greg Gianforte (R)
vs. Tanner Smith (R)
vs. Ryan Busse (D)
Gubernatorial Debates 2024 (continued):
NC: Gov. Roy Cooper (D, term-limited);
Dale Folwell (R)
vs. Michael Morgan (D)
vs. Mark Robinson (R)
vs. Josh Stein (D)
vs. Andy Wells (R)
ND: Gov. Doug Burgum (R)
vs. State Rep. Rick Becker (R)
NH: Gov. Chris Sununu (R, retiring)
vs. Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R)
vs. Joyce Craig (D)
vs. Chuck Morse (R)
vs. Cinde Warmington (D)
UT: Gov. Spencer Cox (R)
vs. State Rep. Phil Lyman (R)
VT: Gov. Phil Scott (R) unopposed
WA: Gov. Jay Inslee (D, retiring);
Hilary Franz (D, withdrew)
vs. State Sen. Mark Mullet (D)
vs. County Chair Semi Bird (R)
vs. WA Attorney General Bob Ferguson (D)
WV: Gov. Jim Justice (R, term-limited);
vs. WV State Auditor JB McCuskey (R, withdrew)
vs. WV Secretary of State Mac Warner (R)
vs. State Del. Moore Capito (R)
vs. WV Attorney General Patrick Morrisey (R)
vs. Huntington Mayor Steve Williams (D)
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