If Prop 1 & 2 Passes, Huge Benefits Await, For Area Youngsters

29 Mar






If Prop 1 & 2 Passes, Huge Benefits Await, For Area Youngsters By Demetrious Johnson It was a thrill for me to personally be part of the announcement of the Community Benefits Agreement that recently struck between the City of St. Louis and SC STL, the local group dedicated to bringing Major League Soccer to St. […]

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Relief from Costly Energy Regulations Can’t Come Soon Enough

28 Mar






Relief from Costly Energy Regulations  Can’t Come Soon Enough WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) applauded President Trump’s Executive Order that begins dismantling one of the most expensive and burdensome Obama administration energy policies: the so-called Clean Power Plan.   “Missouri families are facing up to double-digit increases in their utility bills under the […]

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STL Youth Jobs Aims to Employ 800 Young Adults this Summer

27 Mar






STL Youth Jobs Aims to Employ 800 Young Adults this Summer   ST. LOUIS — STL Youth Jobs, a youth employment program for young adults ages 16-24, launches its fifth summer of providing training and summer job opportunities.   STL Youth Jobs is now accepting applications for youth, and businesses to employ them. St. Louis Mayor […]

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MSD Project Helps with Urban Greening Program; Demolishing Condemned Buildings

24 Mar






MSD Project Helps with Urban Greening Program; Demolishing Condemned Buildings St. Louis, Mo. – The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District (MSD) and the City of St. Louis began demolishing the first 11 abandoned, structurally-condemned buildings as part of a new MSD-funded, $13.5 million Urban Greening Program (UGP), which will demolish nearly a thousand such structures […]

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Auditor Galloway Calls on Delinquent Governments to File Missing Reports

24 Mar






Auditor Galloway Calls on Delinquent Governments to File Missing Reports  JEFFERSON CITY, Mo Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today issued the State Auditor’s monthly report detailing local government compliance with financial reporting laws. Cities, towns and villages in Missouri are required to file annual financial reports with the State Auditor’s Office within six months of […]

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State Rep Joshua Peters On Dr. Kevin Rome’s Departure from Lincoln University

24 Mar






State Rep Joshua Peters On Dr. Kevin Rome’s Departure from Lincoln University JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.  – State Rep. Joshua Peters issued the following statement today in reaction to Dr. Kevin Rome’s decision to leave Lincoln University to serve as president of Fisk University: “As a graduate of Lincoln University, I want to thank Dr. Rome for […]

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Senate Passes MO Senator’s Roy Blunt’s HIRE Vets Act

22 Mar






Senate Passes MO Senator’s Roy Blunt’s HIRE Vets Act WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (MO), a member of the Congressional Veterans Jobs Caucus, released the following statement today touting Senate passage of his Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing (HIRE) American Military Veterans Act. The measure, which passed the Senate yesterday, establishes a tiered […]

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Blockbuster of City Youth Benefits Depend on Prop 1 and Prop 2 Passing

22 Mar






Blockbuster of City Youth Benefits Depend on Prop 1 and Prop 2 Passing  The City of St. Louis and the SC STL ownership group working to bring a Major League Soccer expansion team to St. Louis rolled out a massive and diverse press conference, unveiling what many considered an unprecedented agreement to invest millions of […]

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St. Louis County Transportation Department and MoDOT Host Run/Walk To Highlight Work Zone Awareness

22 Mar






St. Louis County Transportation Department and MoDOT Host Run/Walk To Highlight Work Zone Awareness St. Louis County’s Transportation Department is teaming up with Missouri’s Department of Transportation to host a 5-kilometer run and One-Mile Walk/Run in Chesterfield on April 1 at 8:00am. The event will honor road workers killed or injured on the job and […]

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Judge Glenda Hatchett, David Steward and Michael Neidorff Featured at Urban League Annual Dinner

17 Mar






Judge Glenda Hatchett, David Steward and Michael Neidorff Featured at Urban League Annual Dinner The Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis will host its 99th Annual Dinner on Monday, March 27, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch. At the event, Judge Glenda Hatchett will serve as keynote speaker. […]

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