Former Speaker Tim Jones served in the Missouri House from 2007 to 2015. During that time, Tim shepherded the passage of many historic, landmark pieces of legislation, including Missouri’s first income tax cut in nearly 100 years, first-round House passage of “Right to Work”, bipartisan education reform, the Missouri Health Care Freedom Act, the Religious Freedom Act, the Second Amendment Preservation Act, and legislation that ended late-term abortions in Missouri.
After being term-limited, Tim entered the private sector, where he currently serves as Chief Communications Officer for the St. Louis based First Rule Media Network, one of the boldest, most rapidly expanding media and government affairs companies in the nation. Tim has become a significant media presence as a host, political analyst, contributor and commentator in the television, radio and digital online media worlds. Tim is the host of “The Tim Jones Show” on St. Louis’ Fox News Radio affiliate, KFTK FMNewsTalk 97.1 and serves as a sub-host and contributor on The Marc Cox in the Morning Show, The Annie Frey Show, and The Randy Tobler Show and as a contributor on The Dave Glover Show and The Mark Reardon Show. Tim also makes appearances on national and local television, on national online digital media outlets and continues to write for various online publications including The Missouri Times where he serves on the Op-Ed Board.
Tim continues to be extremely active in national, regional and local politics, having most recently served as an official spokesman and surrogate for President Donald J. Trump’s successful nineteen (19) point “Trump for Missouri” campaign victory, as a surrogate for Missouri U.S. Senator Roy Blunt’s successful 2016 re-election campaign and as a surrogate for new Missouri U.S. Senator Josh Hawley’s 2018 victory over former Senator Claire McCaskill. Tim recently provided communications, media and logistics support for the Job Creators’ Network nationwide “Tax Cuts Now” and “Tax Cuts Work” 2017 and 2018 tours.
Tim began his career as a prosecuting attorney before transitioning to private practice. He served as President of the Board of Aldermen on his city council and then as Majority Leader and Speaker of the Missouri House of Representatives, before beginning his current career in media and issue advocacy. Tim resides in Eureka, Missouri with his wonderfully brilliant and ever-patient wife, Suzanne, and their two very energetic daughters, Katie and Abby.