Day: October 31, 2017

STL County Council passes ordinance that gives STL County Police officers a raise

St. Louis County Police Department personnel will be getting a raise after the St. Louis County Council approved an ordinance on Tuesday night. The St. Louis County Council passed the ordinance 6-0, with Councilman Ernie Trakas being absent. The raise was originally introduced by County Executive Steve Stenger along with the county police union, would raise the income of the county police staff by 30 percent. The raise would go into effect on Jan. 1, […]

RELEASE: Express Scripts Holding Company to Present at an Upcoming Conference

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Express Scripts Holding Company (Nasdaq: ESRX) (“Express Scripts“) announced today that it will present at the Credit Suisse Annual Healthcare Conference on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at 9:45 a.m. MST (11:45 a.m. EST). The presentation will be broadcast via the Internet and can be accessed at the Investor Relations section of Express Scripts’ website at http://www.express-scripts.com. RealPlayer or Windows Media Player is needed to listen to the broadcast and free […]

Shaw Park to host 38th St Louis Half Marathon, Clayton Police 5K for Special Olympics & Youth Run

Whether you’re running for fun or running towards a goal, everyone who participates in the 38th annual St. Louis Half Marathon, Clayton Police 5K and Youth Run will be running for a dream — the dream of a Special Olympics athlete. The classic road race that has been a staple on the St. Louis running calendar for more than three decades starts in beautiful downtown Clayton at the Center of Clayton in Shaw Park at […]

How much or little does experience mean for auditor’s race?

By Michael Layer ST. LOUIS – Following Rep. Paul Curtman’s announcement for the state auditor’s race, the panelists on Sunday’s episode of This Week in Missouri Politicstalked about how the former Marine Sergeant would fare against Republican David Wasinger, a respectable St. Louis accountant and lawyer, and incumbent Democrat Nicole Galloway. While Wasinger and Galloway are both certified public accountants, Curtman said at his announcement that his leadership skills and willingness to work across party […]

Four St. Louis County Councilmembers sue Stenger in regards to County Auditor positions

On Monday, it was revealed that four members of the St. Louis County Council were suing County Executive Steve Stenger in regards to him blocking the county auditor from hiring additional staff. St. Louis County Councilmembers Sam Page, Ernie Trakas, Rochelle Walton-Gray, and Hazel Erby filed the suit in the St. Louis County Circuit Court. According to the lawsuit, it “arises out of an attempt by the St. Louis County Executive to interfere with the […]

Families of veterans accuse St. Louis Veterans Home of systemic abuse

KIRKWOOD, Mo. — A group of veterans, family members, employees and concerned citizens met Monday night to address what they say is abuse, mistreatment and neglect of veterans at the St. Louis Veterans Home in north St. Louis County.  The group, which held a press conference at North Kirkwood Middle School, allege that under the inefficient leadership of Rolando Carter, the home administrator, conditions continue to get worse. Dory Poholsky, a friend of many of the […]

RELEASE: Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson Condemns Alleged Poor Treatment of Service Members at St. Louis Veterans Home

(JEFFERSON CITY) – An ongoing investigation by the Lieutenant Governor’s Office over the past several months has revealed allegations of mistreatment and inadequate care of residents of the Missouri Veterans Home in St. Louis. “I am deeply concerned by the allegations of mistreatment and inadequate care towards veterans of our armed forces at the Missouri Veterans Home in St. Louis,” said Lieutenant Governor Mike Parson. “My office has conducted numerous interviews with family members as […]