City NAACP Seeks Charter Amendment – Independent Investigations Unit in Circuit Attorney Office

21 Sep






City NAACP Seeks Charter Amendment – Independent Investigations Unit in Circuit Attorney Office St. Louis City, Missouri – The use of a full-time team of detectives charged with making sure use of deadly force is legal by scrutinizing every St. Louis city officer who kills or wounds someone with a gun has a critical gap with respect to ensuring […]

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St. Louis Holds An Opportunity to Lead the Way: My Thoughts

19 Sep






St. Louis Holds An Opportunity to Lead the Way: My Thoughts By St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson    I want to begin by being clear that I hear you. I read my Twitter mentions and my Facebook posts, I’ve been reading your emails and your texts, listening to your voicemails, reviewing the hashtags. I’ve watched […]

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Blunt Leads Bipartisan Effort to Extend Funding for MO Community Health Centers

19 Sep






Blunt Leads Bipartisan Effort to Extend  Funding for MO Community Health Centers WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Roy Blunt (Mo.) and Debbie Stabenow (Mich.) today led a bipartisan group of senators in calling for immediate action to extend critical funding for community health centers before funding runs out at the end of this month. In a […]

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What The Community Is Saying About Jason Stockley Verdict in St. Louis

15 Sep






What The Community Is Saying About Jason Stockley Verdict in St. Louis  Official Statement from the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis Regarding the Jason Stockley Verdict    In light of today’s announcement of the verdict in the Jason Stockley case, the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis feels that justice has not been served […]

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State Treasurer Eric Schmitt unveils troubling new findings on state pension system to legislative committee

14 Sep






State Treasurer Eric Schmitt unveils troubling new findings on state pension system to legislative committee JEFFERSON CITY, MO – State Treasurer Eric Schmitt appeared in front of the Missouri General Assembly’s Joint Committee on Public Employee Retirement to unveil troubling new discoveries related to the state pension system. His statement as delivered to the committee is […]

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Governor Greitens Appoints Five Retired Missouri Judges to Serve on Board of Inquiry in Marcellus Williams Case

12 Sep






Governor Greitens Appoints Five Retired Missouri Judges to Serve on Board of Inquiry in Marcellus Williams Case Governor Eric Greitens issued a stay of execution and appointed a Gubernatorial Board of Inquiry in the case of Marcellus Williams, to further consider Williams’ request for executive clemency.   Williams was sentenced to death after a jury […]

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Blunt Honored for Leading Efforts to Increase NIH, Cancer Research Funding

12 Sep






Blunt Honored for Leading Efforts to Increase NIH, Cancer Research Funding  WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.), Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies, today received the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network’s (ACSCAN) National Distinguished Advocacy Award for leading efforts to increase federal investments in medical […]

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City of St. Louis files lawsuit to challenge April 4, 2017 election result on Proposition NS

7 Sep






City of St. Louis files lawsuit to challenge April 4, 2017 election result on Proposition NS The City of St. Louis has filed a lawsuit to establish that Proposition NS, which would raise up to $40 million for the City to stabilize buildings owned by the Land Reutilization Authority (LRA), was passed by voters on April 4, 2017.                               At issue is […]

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Governor Eric Greitens Announces 856 New Missouri jobs

7 Sep






Governor Eric Greitens Announces 856 New Missouri jobs  Governor Eric Greitens visited Kansas City and St. Peters to celebrate the growth of several companies, announcing their plans to create more than 800 jobs and invest a combined $53.3 million into their operations in Missouri.   “Our mission is more jobs and higher pay and we […]

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Blunt’s Subcommittee Approves Third Consecutive $2 Billion Increase for NIH

7 Sep






Blunt’s Subcommittee Approves Third Consecutive $2 Billion Increase for NIH WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.), Chairman of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, today announced that the subcommittee has passed the second consecutive bipartisan LHHS bill. The bill funds key Missouri priorities, and includes another $2 billion increase for the National […]

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