ALERT Excessive Heat Warning Issued Warning replaces previously issued Excessive Heat Watch

18 Jul






ALERT Excessive Heat Warning Issued Warning replaces previously issued Excessive Heat Watch The National Weather Service in St. Louis has issued an Excessive Heat Warning for the City of St. Louis area. The warning is in effect from 12:00pm, Tuesday, July 18, 2017 through 8:00pm, Saturday, July 22, 2017. Temperatures are expected to be near or above 100 degrees, with […]

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Blunt Takes Senate Democrats to Task for Unprecedented Obstruction of Trump Nominations

14 Jul






Blunt Takes Senate Democrats to Task for Unprecedented Obstruction of Trump Nominations WASHINGTON – Yesterday, U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) spoke on the Senate floor to discuss Senate Democrats’ unprecedented obstruction of President Trump’s nominees. Blunt noted that, at the current rate, it will take over 11 years to confirm all of the nominations that […]

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Progress on Future NGA Site: Minority Union Contractor Awarded Demolition of Shoe Building

7 Jul






Progress on Future NGA Site: Minority Union Contractor Awarded Demolition of Shoe Building ST. LOUIS – In order for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) to begin building its new campus in the City of St. Louis at N. Jefferson and Cass Avenues, the City must complete site preparation including archeological and historical investigations; demolition of structures, streets and utilities; and grading the land. […]

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Missouri Reports Strong Progress in Flooding Recovery, including over $10.2 Million in FEMA Grants to Flooding Survivors

6 Jul






Missouri Reports Strong Progress in Flooding Recovery, including over $10.2 Million in FEMA Grants to Flooding Survivors JEFFERSON CITY – Less than five weeks after Missouri received a major disaster declaration for historic flooding and severe storms, the state’s disaster recovery team today reported  that more than $66 million in payments to disaster survivors is helping fuel the […]

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State Treasurer Eric Schmitt: Tax cuts on the way for Missourians in 2018

6 Jul






State Treasurer Eric Schmitt: Tax cuts on the way for Missourians in 2018 JEFFERSON CITY – Missouri State Treasurer Eric Schmitt recently confirmed that Missouri taxes will be cut in 2018 as a result of legislation he championed as a state senator in 2014. Triggered by state revenue growth, Missouri’s highest income tax rate will fall from […]

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Nasheed criticizes Governor’s cuts to prescription assistance for more than 63,000 low-income seniors

30 Jun






Nasheed criticizes Governor’s cuts to prescription assistance for more than 63,000 low-income seniors St. Louis – State Sen. Jamilah Nasheed is calling out Gov. Eric Greitens for his administration’s attempt to mislead the 63,000 low-income, elderly Missourians about his budget’s slashed funding for the Missouri Rx program and the skyrocketing prescription costs they’ll soon see because […]

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MetroLink Task Force Moving Forward, Already Having A Positive Impact

29 Jun






Metrolink Task Force Moving Forward, Already Having A Positive Impact The MetroLink law enforcement task force, a joint effort to improve MetroLink security that includes officers from St. Louis County, the City of St. Louis and St. Clair County, Illinois, as well as Metro security personnel is already having a positive impact in reducing crime […]

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Public Fireworks Shows Are Safest Way to Enjoy July 4th Fireworks

28 Jun






Public Fireworks Shows Are Safest Way to Enjoy July 4th Fireworks JEFFERSON CITY – As Missourians prepare for Fourth of July celebrations, many will be thinking of the thrills that come with fireworks. Few consider that across the nation July 4th is the busiest day of the year for fires; or that almost one-half of […]

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State Treasurer Eric Schmitt Announces Launch of New Statewide Coalition to Promote Disability Savings in Missouri

27 Jun






State Treasurer Eric Schmitt Announces Launch of New Statewide Coalition to Promote Disability Savings in Missouri SPRINGFIELD, MO – State Treasurer Eric Schmitt today announced the launch of a new statewide coalition to promote disability savings in Missouri through the MO ABLE program.   The MO ABLE Disability Savings Coalition formed by Treasurer Schmitt will […]

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Missouri Senator Jamilah Nasheed Appointed to “Heat Up St. Louis” Board of Directors

27 Jun






Missouri Senator Jamilah Nasheed Appointed to “Heat Up St. Louis” Board of Directors JEFFERSON CITY — On Friday, State Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis, was appointed to the board of directors of “Heatupstlouis.org (Cooldownstlouis.org).”   “This is a great opportunity to work with a diverse group of people to improve the living conditions of our bi-state […]

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