Missouri Governor Greitens Takes Action to Protect Veterans

11 Dec






Missouri Governor Greitens Takes Action to Protect Veterans Today, at the St. Louis Veterans Home, Governor Greitens took action to protect veterans.  An independent investigation—ordered by the Governor—looked into complaints made by family members of veterans residing in the St. Louis Veterans Home. When that investigation revealed serious issues at the home, the Governor took immediate […]

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Government transparency group applauds Treasurer Schmitt’s Missouri Economic Dashboard

11 Dec






Government transparency group applauds Treasurer Schmitt’s Missouri Economic Dashboard JEFFERSON CITY, Mo — Only a few months after launching the Missouri Economic Dashboard, State Treasurer Eric Schmitt is already garnering national recognition for his work to make economic data more easily accessible to the public. Truth in Accounting, a national watchdog group that advocates for state government […]

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Senators Blunt, Klobuchar, Young Lead Bipartisan, Bicameral Letter to Ethiopian Prime Minister on Adoption

7 Dec






Senators Blunt, Klobuchar, Young Lead Bipartisan, Bicameral Letter to Ethiopian Prime Minister on Adoption WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Roy Blunt (Mo.) and Amy Klobuchar (Minn.), co-chairs of the Congressional Coalition on Adoption, along with Senator Todd Young (Ind.), led a bipartisan, bicameral letter urging the Prime Minister of Ethiopia to honor more than 200 adoptions with […]

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Comptroller Darlene Green Named a Trailblazing Woman in Public Finance

6 Dec






Comptroller Darlene Green Named a Trailblazing Woman in Public Finance St. Louis Comptroller Darlene Green is being recognized as a Trailblazing Woman in Public Finance at the 2017 Freda Johnson Awards. The Northeast Women in Public Finance will formally acknowledge honorees at The Bond Buyer’s Deal of the Year gala in New York City this evening, Dec. 6. This […]

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St. Louis Comptroller Darlene Green Statement on Lawsuit with Kiel Center Partners; $50M No Tax Increase GO Bonds

4 Dec






St. Louis Comptroller Darlene Green Statement on Lawsuit  with Kiel Center Partners; $50M No Tax Increase GO Bonds  Comptroller Darlene Green announces that she complies with the court’s ruling; however, she reaffirms that the agreement to renovate Scottrade Center is not fiscally responsible, not in the best interest of city taxpayers and may harm the […]

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Missouri Unclaimed Property Auction earns over $185,000 for account owners

1 Dec






Missouri Unclaimed Property Auction earns over $185,000 for account owners Missouri State Treasurer Eric Schmitt today announced his office’s Fall 2017 Unclaimed Property Auction earned over $185,000 for account owners, a 23 percent increase over the last such auction. The auction was held in Columbia at the Hilton Garden Inn Conference Center on November 29 […]

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Senator Nasheed Unveils Legislation to Fix Problems at City Workhouse

1 Dec






Senator Nasheed Unveils Legislation to Fix Problems at City Workhouse JEFFERSON CITY —Senator Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis, pre-filed legislation today to address the deplorable conditions at a St. Louis-area correctional facility, ahead of the Jan. 3 start of the 2018 legislative session. Over the summer, Nasheed’s constituents raised issues about the deplorable conditions at the City of St. […]

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Free STI and HIV Screenings Planned for World AIDS Day

30 Nov






Free STI and HIV Screenings Planned  for World AIDS Day  ST. LOUIS, MO – (November 30, 2017) World AIDS Day is December 1st.  Every year, World AIDS Day is observed to give people an opportunity to reflect on the impact that HIV and AIDS have had on people and nations throughout the world.  It also serves […]

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Governor Greitens Appoints Member to the State Board of Education

21 Nov






Governor Greitens Appoints Member to the State Board of Education Jennifer Edwards was appointed to the State Board of Education  Edwards, of Springfield, is the President and Co-Founder of Decoding Dyslexia Missouri. She is a founding board member of the Springfield Center for Dyslexia and Learning. Edwards earned her bachelor’s degree in international business management from Missouri State University. […]

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Gov. Greitens & Atty. Gen. Hawley Turn Backs on Vulnerable – Cancelling Low-Income Housing Tax Credits

17 Nov






Gov. Greitens & Atty. Gen. Hawley Turn Backs on Vulnerable – Cancelling Low-Income Housing Tax Credits Gov. Eric Greitens and Attorney General Josh Hawley partnered with four members of the Missouri Housing Development Commission to callously eliminate state tax credits for low-income housing in 2018. With a last-minute, unannounced appointment of a new commissioner by Gov. Greitens, the credits were […]

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