Nixon Highlights Missouri Breakfast Challenge — No Kid Hungry Campaign

19 Sep






Nixon Highlights Missouri Breakfast Challenge — No Kid Hungry Campaign    Jefferson City, Mo. – New resources through a Community Services Block Grant are available to help Missouri schools make breakfast an essential part of the school day, Gov. Nixon announced today. The Missouri Breakfast Challenge offers funding of up to $3,000 for qualified schools […]

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Two Area Citizens Receive Peter Kinder’s 2016 Veteran Service Honor

19 Sep






Two Area Citizens Receive Peter Kinder’s 2016 Veteran Service Honor Missouri Lieutenant Governor Peter Kinder recently honored seven Missourians with the 2016 Veterans Service Award at a ceremony in the State Capitol. Among the winners honored were Rochelle Webber Williams of St. Louis County for volunteerism. Honorees are among 34 Missouri veterans from around the state to […]

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Sen. Blunt Announces Grant Award to Improve School-Based Services for St. Louis-Area Students

16 Sep






Sen. Blunt Announces Grant Award to Improve School-Based Services for St. Louis-Area Students WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.), Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, today announced that St. Louis-area schools will receive more than $1.4 million in funding to strengthen and expand support services for […]

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IBEW Local 4 & AFL-CIO St. Louis Labor Council Donate $10,000 In Repairs For Baden Enrichment STEM Center

15 Sep






IBEW Local 4 & AFL-CIO St. Louis Labor Council Donate $10,000 In Repairs For Baden Enrichment STEM Center Over 50 volunteers from IBEW local 4 and the AFL-CIO St. Louis Labor Council will be donating over $10,000 in repairs for the Baden Enrichment STEM Center on Thursday, September 15. The work will begin at 9 […]

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Sen. Nasheed Statement on Pledge of Allegiance “Sit-In”

14 Sep






Sen. Nasheed Statement on Pledge of Allegiance “Sit-In” JEFFERSON CITY — State Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis, issued the following statement today regarding her decision to sit during the Pledge of Allegiance at the Missouri state capitol: “I decided to not stand for the pledge of allegiance today to stand in solidarity with the cause […]

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Lt. Governor Peter Kinder Statement: Sen. Nasheed’s Sitting During Senate Pledge

14 Sep






Lt. Governor Peter Kinder Statement: Sen. Nasheed’s Sitting During Senate Pledge JEFFERSON CITY —Missouri Lieutenant Governor Peter Kinder issued the following statement today regarding Sen. Jamilah Nasheed’s decision to sit during the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance at the opening of the Senate today. “My reaction to Sen. Nasheed’s demonstration is not one of […]

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Politics: Quick Work by Governor Nixon, But Really Too Late

12 Sep






Politics: Quick Work by Governor Nixon, But Really Too Late By Atty. Mike Owens   It took just days for Missouri Governor Jay Nixon to appoint new members to the St. Louis Election Board after his longtime friend, former subordinate and now circuit judge Rex Burlison took the election board to task for running a […]

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Slay Shakes Up Decision Makers, During Right Arm of City Award

12 Sep






Slay Shakes Up Decision Makers, During Right Arm of City Award By The Honorable Francis G. Slay I stand in the company of some very distinguished Right Arms. St. Louisans elected me to four consecutive terms. I’ve worked hard to prove worthy of their trust. I didn’t do it alone, though. My tenure as Mayor would […]

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Phyllis Schlafly: St. Louis Republican Cathedral Basilica Rally & Donald Trump

12 Sep






Phyllis Schlafly: St. Louis Republican Cathedral Basilica Rally & Donald Trump   By Dr. Christi M. Griffin                                                                                                Like an inner sanctum, the bowels of the St. Louis Cathedral Basilica reflected the aura of a Republican convention. This was the funeral Mass of conservative activist, Phyllis Schlafly, but with a contingent of cameras, Secret Service, […]

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Let’s Ensure That Every Vote Counts, Don’t Penalized Voters

9 Sep






Let’s Ensure That Every Vote Counts, Don’t Penalized Voters By Wm. Lacy Clay (D) Missouri Member of Congress Along with a growing number of my constituents, I am concerned about the developments surrounding the recent primary election in Missouri’s 78th State Representative District, which pitted incumbent Penny Hubbard against political newcomer Bruce Franks. From my […]

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