Alrighty then.

In Missouri Revised Statutes:

Missouri Revised Statutes
Chapter 27
Attorney General
Section 27.010.1
August 28, 2016

Attorney general, election, term of office, begins when–compensation.

27.010. The attorney general for the state of Missouri shall be elected at each general election at which a governor and other state officers are elected, and his term shall begin at 12:00 noon on the second Monday in January next succeeding his election, and shall continue for four years, or until his successor is elected and qualified. The attorney general shall reside at the seat of government and keep his office in the supreme court building, and receive an annual salary of sixty-five thousand dollars plus any salary adjustment provided pursuant to section 105.005, payable out of the state treasury. The salary shall constitute the total compensation for all duties to be performed by him and there shall be no further payments made to or accepted by him for the performance of any duty now required of him under any existing law. The attorney general shall devote his full time to his office, and, except in the performance of his official duties, shall not engage in the practice of law.

(RSMo 1939 § 12897, A.L. 1943 p. 869 § 1, A. 1949 S.B. 1010, A.L. 1955 p. 573, A.L. 1967 p. 97, A.L. 1977 H.B. 520, A.L. 1980 H.B. 1266, A.L. 1984 S.B. 528, A.L. 1987 H.B. 456)
Prior revisions: 1929 § 11272; 1919 § 692; 1909 § 966

[emphasis added]

Representative Robert Ross (r) [2018 file photo].

A bill, introduced yesterday by Representative Robert Ross (r):

HB 769
Removes the requirement for the attorney general to reside in Jefferson City
Sponsor: Ross, Robert (142)
Proposed Effective Date: 8/28/2019
LR Number: 1554H.01I
Last Action: 01/31/2019 – Introduced and Read First Time (H)
Bill String: HB 769
Next House Hearing: Hearing not scheduled

But Jefferson City has so many nice bars and eating establishments.


Attorney General Josh Hawley (r): the pepul of Misoori our stoopit (January 23, 2017)

HB 797: no confidence in the legal opinion of Attorney General Josh Hawley (r) (January 31, 2017)

Josh Hawley (r): looking to unload that apartment in Jefferson City (October 10, 2017)