Day: October 5, 2017

Blunt speaks on Senate floor regarding tax reform

WASHINGTON – U.S Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) spoke on the Senate floor yesterday in support of tax reform. Blunt noted that a simpler, fairer tax code will allow Americans to keep more of their hard-earned income, create more high-paying jobs, and increase U.S. competitiveness. Following are excerpts from Blunt’s remarks: “I’m not aware of any of the Missouri constituents that I work for that wouldn’t like to see a tax code that was simpler, that […]

Saint Louis Zoo receives $500,000 gift from Safety National

ST. LOUIS (Oct. 5, 2017) – The Saint Louis Zoo has announced a $500,000 gift from Safety National, which is recognized at the Palisades Overlook viewing area of the newly opened Centene Grizzly Ridge. This gift is part of the charitable efforts tied to Safety National’s 75th anniversary in 2017, and is made in honor of its clients, employees and the St. Louis community. “The Zoo is fortunate to have the support of so many […]

Jones leaving Governor’s Office

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – A former state lawmaker who became a top aide for Governor Eric Greitens is stepping down after less than a year on the job. News broke this week that Caleb Jones, the former state representative from District 50, would be leaving the Governor’s Office and taking a position as the new vice president of the Association of Missouri Electric Cooperatives. “I’m pleased to be joining such a great team,” Jones said […]

Missouri to host Veterans Week Kick Off in November

The state of Missouri will hold an event in November that will honor all veterans, law enforcement, and emergency personnel at the state’s capitol. Starting at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 4, the state of Missouri will host Veterans Week Kickoff work that features the 135th Army Band, the Monticello Singers, and displays by the Missouri National Guard and State Highway Patrol to recognize the public service of local heroes. Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson said […]

Family, law enforcement officials honor fallen Missouri officer 146 years after his line-of-duty death

Commemoration ceremony for Washington County Constable Samuel Herrington’s was held on recently discovered and restored gravesite JEFFERSON COUNTY – Relatives and law enforcement officials today traveled to a remote area of Jefferson County to a recently discovered grave to honor an officer killed in the line of duty 146 years ago. Relatives of Washington County Constable Samuel T. Herrington traveled from as far as North Carolina to join the sheriffs of Jefferson and Washington counties, […]