Day: September 14, 2017

Blunt Highlights Missouri Priorities Included in Defense Bill

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) spoke on the Senate floor yesterday to voice his support for the bipartisan National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The NDAA authorizes critical defense funding to improve military readiness, provides a 2.1 percent pay raise for military personnel, and improves the quality of life for service members and their families. Blunt also highlighted key Missouri priorities in the bill, including funding for the NGA West facility in North St. […]

Updated list of construction permits in Clayton

Clayton is known for its booming business culture and things aren’t appearing to slow down with more businesses conducting construction within the city. Below are some of the pending applications filed with the Planning Department for review by the Plan Commission and/or Architectural Review Board: -Clayton on the Park, exterior alteration landscape, 8025 Bonhomme Ave. -Centene Clayton Campus, pedestrian bridge, 14 S. Hanley Rd. -St. Louis Kolache, restaurant, 21 N. Bemiston Ave. -Central Presbyterian Church, […]

Senate censures Chappelle-Nadal, but leaves door open for later expulsion

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Senate has taken action to discipline the embattled Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal, though Republicans failed in their attempt to corral enough votes to expel her, something they had been threatening for weeks. The Missouri Legislature’s veto session saw little in terms of any attempt to override a veto from Governor Eric Greitens, with no attempted overrides from the Senate, but the true action from the body and the focus of […]

Governor Greitens takes precautions to prepare for possible events in St. Louis

Today, Governor Eric Greitens took the initial steps to activate the Missouri National Guard in anticipation of possible events related to the Jason Stockley verdict. “As Governor, I am committed to protecting everyone’s constitutional right to protest peacefully while also protecting people’s lives, homes, and communities. Taking the steps to put the Missouri National Guard on standby is a necessary precaution,” said Governor Eric Greitens The Missouri National Guard may be needed to help protect critical infrastructure and […]

St. Louis County Executive announces Harvey relief effort

Clayton, MO – (September 13, 2017) St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger is joining The Demetrious Johnson Charitable Foundation and St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson to help residents of Houston, Texas affected by Hurricane Harvey. Devastating winds, torrential rain, and historic floods caused by Hurricane Harvey impacted the lives of millions in Texas and along the Gulf Coast. On Saturday, September 16th, volunteers will be collecting new or used furniture, clothing, blankets, sheets, pillows, toiletries […]