|Intro:||In response to Missouri DNR Director Mark Templeton's dismissal, the Missouri Republican Party is calling for action within Governor Jay Nixon's administration.|
Wrap: The Missouri GOP is now saying Nixon should permanently dismiss his own Chief of Staff John Watson, Senior Policy Advisor Jeff Mazur, and Communications Director Jack Cardetti.
Lt. Governor Kinder's Communications Director Gary McElyea says this is because there are too many unanswered questions about the Lake of the Ozarks E. Coli issue.
|Description: It seems that the controversy continues to grow, and possibly even a cover up within the Department of Natural Resources and we're not sure how far that goes.|
|Description: We think results from that investigation are vital to the public safety and the health and well being of Missourians, especially those who visited the Lake of the Ozarks and want to continue to do so.|
|Intro:||Spokesperson for Lt. Governor Kinder's for speculates about a cover up within the Missouri Department of Natural Resourves.|
Wrap: Lt. Governor Kinder's spokeperson Gary McElyea said there could be a potential coverup within the Missouri DNR.
|Description: Right now it appears there are more unanswered questions than there are answered. It seems that the controversy continues to grow.|
McElyea said the Senate's Environmental, Energy, and Public Commerce committee is investigating the matter.
McElyea said the results from the E. Coli investigation are vital to the public safety, health and well being of Missourians.
Reporting from the State Capitol, I'm Michael Gossum