Day: June 14, 2017

Clayton Times Conversation: County Executive Steve Stenger

County Executive Steve Stenger sat down with us in his office at the St. Louis County Administration building for the first of our weekly Clayton Times conversations will be bringing you with St. Louis County opinion leaders. Not one to mince words Stenger provided a candid assessment of regionalism, rumors about being recruited to run for Governor in 2020, his primary opponent Mark Mantovani, the slowdown being enacted by the County Council, and several other topics. […]

Welcome to the Clayton Times

Thank you for picking up our inaugural edition of the Clayton Times, or more likely, scrolling through our app on your phone or clicking our website.  It’s our goal to build a newspaper that can cover the business, legal, political, and cultural parts of Clayton that make it one of the greatest cities in the Midwest.  We’re not the biggest on buzzwords, but starting July 4th, we hope to become more than a weekly newspaper […]

New report highlights waste and inefficiency, city and county leaders call for more cooperation

ST. LOUIS – City and county officials alike are now calling for greater cooperation between the two entities of the city of St. Louis and St. Louis County in an effort to combat inefficiency and better utilize taxpayer funds. The top two leaders of the St. Louis region, St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson and St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger both endorsed the study by the nonprofit Better Together, speaking in favor of more coordination […]

County Council slows down county business

CLAYTON, Mo – The St. Louis County Council has seen a divide amongst themselves on issues such as who should serve as County Auditor, and a host of issues with the County Executive currently over repairing bridges that have finally boiled over into a calculated slow down of county business.   County Executive Steve Stenger fired back at the effort to withhold county improvement projects telling the Clayton Times, “When I was on the county […]

The case for and against St. Louis’ reentry

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Senate President Pro Tem has a few thoughts towards “fixing” the St. Louis region, and it might leave a bad taste in the mouths of more than a few. In an interview with St. Louis Public Radio’s Jason Rosenbaum a few weeks back, Sen. Ron Richard, R-Joplin, suggested some changes to the area, particularly through the combining of the City of St. Louis and St. Louis County or merging municipalities. […]

Centene Announces Coverage Expansion in 3 States including MO

Clayton based health insurer, Centene, announced Tuesday, plans to expand into more Affordable Care Act insurance exchange markets for next year. In stark contrast to most competitors, Centene has flourished in the ACA marketplace, at the end of March, Centene had 1.2 million Americans enrolled in exchange plans. While other competitors are pulling back or introducing price increases in order to remain in some markets, Centene will begin offering coverage in 3 new states’ exchanges […]

Inside Your Office: Representative David Gregory

A look inside the office of David Gregory. Age: 32 Occupation: Founding partner at Drivers Defense Counsel, LC Why do you work in Clayton? “Clayton is a hub of all attorneys. The courthouse is close, and when you’re a litigator, you are in and out of court all day. It’s convenient.” Favorite thing to do in Clayton:  Sit on the patio at Cafe Napoli. Favorite lunch spot: Tani Can’t start my morning without: running a […]