(AP) – A Columbia state lawmaker will be Missouri
Republican Gov.-elect Eric Greitens’ deputy chief of staff.
Greitens on Tuesday announced he picked Republican Rep. Caleb Jones for the
job. Jones will work alongside Greitens’ pick for chief of staff, Michael Roche
Greitens has never before held public office and says he’ll pick outsiders to
lead state government. Jones has served in the House since 2011 and will bring
government experience to Greitens’ administration.
A press release from the House says Jones’ legislative successor will be
picked during a special election after the 36-year-old leaves office.
The legislative session begins Wednesday, and Greitens’ inauguration is Jan.
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