Missouri Senate President Ron Richard plans to hold confirmation hearings for Governor Greitens’ controversial state Board of Education appointees. Richard, R-Joplin, says the hearings might be in mid to late March. “I suspect they (nominations) will be killed. I’ve already been told they’ll be killed but I’m going to let that happen. If these Senators change their minds, fine. If they don’t, then they’ll be banned for life. I’ve tried to keep that from happening,” says Richard.