Stenger, Krewson and Kern Sign MOU Effort for Metrolink Safety

18 May






Stenger, Krewson and Kern Sign MOU Effort for Metrolink Safety The three elected government leaders whose jurisdictions fund Bi-State Development have signed a memo of understanding (MOU) codifying and outlining in detail the plan to improve MetroLink security that they have developed in cooperation with law enforcement and Bi-State. The MOU–signed by St. Louis County […]

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Governor Eric Greitens Calls Special Session on Jobs

18 May






Governor Eric Greitens Calls Special Session on Jobs Today, Governor Eric Greitens announced that he is bringing the legislature back for a special session on Monday with one topic: the steel mill bill. At the end of the 2017 legislative session, some career politicians in the Senate blocked efforts to bring a steel mill and […]

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Senators Blunt, Warner Team Up to Improve Infrastructure

18 May






Senators Blunt, Warner Team Up to Improve Infrastructure WASHINGTON – Yesterday, U.S. Senators Roy Blunt (Mo.) and Mark Warner (Va.) reintroduced bipartisan legislation to establish a new infrastructure financing authority to help states and localities better leverage private funds to build and maintain the nation’s outdated infrastructure. The Building and Renewing Infrastructure for Development and […]

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Alert: Re-Check Your Children’s Lead Levels

18 May






Alert: Re-Check Your Children’s Lead Levels The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a safety communication warning about the use of Magellan Diagnostics’ LeadCare® analyzers (LeadCare, LeadCare II, LeadCare Ultra and LeadCare Plus) with venous blood samples because they might result in falsely low test results. FDA is now advising that Magellan Diagnostics’ […]

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Blunt Urges Commerce Committee to Support Reforms to Strengthen American Manufacturing

16 May






Blunt Urges Commerce Committee to Support Reforms to Strengthen American Manufacturing WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.), chairman of the Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Aviation Operations, Safety, and Security, yesterday sent a letter to U.S. Senators John Thune (S.D.), Chairman of the Commerce Committee, and Bill Nelson (Fla.), Ranking Member of the Commerce Committee, […]

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State Rep. Joshua Peters Pledges to Protect Citizens from Hit-and-Run Accidents

16 May






State Rep. Joshua Peters Pledges to Protect Citizens from Hit-and-Run Accidents ST. LOUIS – State Rep. Joshua Peters said today that he is committed to working with state and local officials to find viable solutions to protect St. Louis residents from hit-and-run accidents. Peters called the large number of hit-and-run accidents in recent months alarming […]

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Project Connect Partners to Host Construction Industry Opportunities Expo

16 May






Project Connect Partners to Host Construction Industry Opportunities Expo ST. LOUIS – As part of Project Connect’s continuing effort to pair people with opportunities, its partners in the construction industry are hosting a daylong expo to introduce interested community members to job opportunities. The event will be held Monday, May 22, 2017, from 11 a.m. […]

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Ferguson/Dellwood Hosts Free Outdoor Community Concert Extravaganza

16 May






Ferguson/Dellwood Hosts Free Outdoor Community Concert Extravaganza The Dellwood/Ferguson West Florissant Business Association (DFWFBA) presents a free outdoor concert extravaganza featuring Kwame-Binea and Lydia Brittan.  The extravaganza for all to enjoy takes place at 4:30 p.m., Saturday June 24, 2017, at the Dellwood Community Center, 10266 W. Florissant Ave., Dellwood MO 63136. Ferguson has endured […]

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Prevention Essential as Flood Waters Recede and Mosquito Season Arrives

12 May






Prevention Essential as Flood Waters Recede and Mosquito Season Arrives As flood waters continue to recede and cleanup efforts are well underway, the Saint Louis County Department of Public Health would like to remind residents to protect themselves from mosquitoes. Warmer temperatures, stagnant pools of water and flood debris all combine to form ideal conditions […]

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Treasurer Schmitt Applauds Passage of Advanced Benefits Pension Reform

12 May






Treasurer Schmitt Applauds Passage of Advanced Benefits Pension Reform JEFFERSON CITY – Missouri State Treasurer Eric Schmitt, a member of the Missouri State Employee Retirement System (MOSERS) Board of Trustees, today applauded the passage of important pension reform legislation by the Missouri General Assembly. Senate Bill 62 authorizes MOSERS to offer voluntary advances on benefits packages to eligible employees […]

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