Day: September 25, 2017

Councilman Sam Page brings resolution that seeks to hire more staff in county auditor’s office

St. Louis County Councilman Sam Page plans on introducing a resolution on Tuesday that seeks to allow the County Council to fill a vacant position in the county auditor’s office. In the resolution, Page intends to seek judicial relief to direct that St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger proceed with the hiring of sufficient audit staff and any other budgeted positions in the legislative branch of county government. Currently, the St. Louis County Auditor’s Office […]

STL County PD investigating Berkeley homicide

At approximately 9:45 a.m. on September 24, 2017, officers from the City of Berkeley Police Department responded to the 6000 block of Madison Avenue for a person down. Upon arrival, Berkeley officers and paramedics located one deceased male, 53 years of age, lying inside the common area of the Madison Manor apartment complex. Paramedics on scene believed the male was deceased because of a possible overdose. Once the medical transport team arrived on scene, they […]

Roorda blames politicians for escalated Stockley protests

By Michael Layer  JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – On the September 24 episode of This Week in Missouri Politics, Jeff Roorda, the executive director of the St. Louis Police Officer’s Association, blamed politicians for the escalation of the Stockley protests. “You blame the politicians that aren’t honest about what happened. Shame on Mayor Krewson and everybody else who has castigated this decision,” he continued. “Under the rule of law, there’s no question of whether it’s the […]

Technology and innovation will be discussed at 2017 St. Louis CIO Executive Leadership Summit

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Thanks to their unique horizontal view of the enterprise and savviness in aligning technology to drive innovation and enable business growth, CIOs are perfectly positioned to help their companies to executive on digital business transformation. In order to drive the organizational changes that are needed to succeed, CIOs must be able to demonstrate courageous leadership in working with the C-suite and in fostering a culture of genius within the […]

St. Louis will soon be the home of one of the largest clean energy projects in the country

The City of St. Louis closed one of the largest clean energy projects in the United States with a recent financing of an iconic structure. The Missouri Theatre Building at 634 N. Grand in Grand Center Arts District in St. Louis will undergo a $65 million, clean-energy revamp from Set the PACE St. Louis that will create new St. Louis jobs and save millions for the city. The developer, Lawrence Group will be assisted by […]

Governor Eric Greitens’ first trade mission to Asia takes off

Governor Eric Greitens and First Lady Sheena Greitens departed Friday for a trade mission to China and South Korea. The trip will include meetings with government officials, business executives, and civic and educational partners in Beijing, Shanghai, and Seoul. The Governor and First Lady chose Asia for their first trade mission because of the great opportunity that the state of Missouri has in the Asia-Pacific to increase trade, promote job-creating business growth, attract investment to […]