Day: November 15, 2017

Clayton firefighters awarded for rescue

Three members of the Clayton Fire Department were recognized for their heroic actions that resulted in the rescue of a man trapped in a structure fire last November. Captain Bryan Brielmaier, Engineer Mike Dedert and Fire/Medic Justin Nenninger each received a Class VI unit citation on Nov. 5 from the St. Louis Fire Chiefs Association for their brave efforts. After responding to a call late one night in the middle of November 2016, Brielmeaier, Dedert […]

RELEASE: Missouri Century Foundation Commends Rep. Rehder’s Leadership on Labor Reform

Rehder Recognized as Foundation’s 2017 Legislator of the Year ST. LOUIS – The Missouri Century Foundation honored State Rep. Holly Rehder (R-148) with the foundation’s Missouri Centurion Award. “Rep. Holly Rehder is a tireless advocate for labor reform in the Missouri legislature.  Rep. Rehder understands the importance of delivering worker freedom and ensuring all Missouri workers are given the choice to decide if they want to financially support a union as a condition of employment.  […]

RELEASE: Spire Reports 2017 Results

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Spire Inc. (NYSE: SR) today reported results for its fiscal 2017 full year and fourth quarter ended September 30. Highlights include: Fiscal 2017 diluted earnings per share of $3.43, up from $3.24 in fiscal 2016 Net economic earnings* per share grew to $3.56, up $0.14 over prior year Dividend increased by 7.1 percent to an annualized $2.25 per share “Fiscal 2017 was a year of significant achievements as we […]

Former St. Louis assistant circuit attorney joins Husch Blackwell

A former assistant circuit attorney for St. Louis has now joined Husch Blackwell’s Government Solutions team at their St. Louis office. Mary Pat Carl, joined the St. Louis Circuit Attorney’s office in 2003 and served as chief homicide prosecutor, supervising a team of nine attorneys and handling numerous complex and high-profile cases that included sex offenses, assaults, and gun and drug offenses. Carl has been lead trial counsel in more than 80 jury trials and […]

Food delivery service from Uber now available in Clayton

Uber will now not only ferry you across town to your favorite destination but also deliver your food to you in a new service just now hitting select St. Louis areas. The service is called UberEATS, was launched Oct. 18 “in part to better utilize their enormous fleet of drivers during lull periods,” according to Uber. Uber Spokesperson, Charity Jackson, said that they will be offering the delivery service through their independent contracted drivers who […]

Schmitt heads to Washington to talk tax reform with Trump administration

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri State Treasurer Eric Schmitt has long been a supporter of tax reform, authoring two of the largest tax cuts in the history of the state. And on Thursday, the State Treasurer will be traveling to Washington, D.C. to share that message with members of the Trump administration. “In September, I called on Congress to finally fix this problem and put working families first by passing substantive tax reform by the […]

RELEASE: Greitens violated law by ousting state school board member

 Governor can’t remove board members without written notice, hearing on charges JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Professional politician and part-time governor Eric Greitens violated state law in September when he removed State Board of Education Member Melissa Gelner from office after she refused to support his shadowy plot to oust Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Commissioner Margie Vandeven. According to news reports, a second state board member expects Greitens to unilaterally remove him from […]

McCaskill: Standing up for Home-State Jobs

A column by U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill Driving on Highway 36 from Hannibal to St. Joe, or taking a back road through Barton county, the music on the radio might change, road signs might vary, but one thing is bound to be constant—the soybean fields out your window. In many parts of our state, soybeans dot the land as far as the eye can see—a crop that’s sustained Missouri farm families for generations, helped fuel this country’s […]

RELEASE: Metro to Recognize Dellwood as Top Municipality For Bus Stop Adoption

Metro transit will recognize the City of Dellwood on Thursday, November 16, as the municipality that has adopted the most MetroBus stops in St. Louis County during the first year of the Adopt-A-Stop program. Metro launched Adopt-A-Stop with the goal of increasing civic pride while creating a more pleasant transit experience for Metro riders and residents in the neighborhoods and communities Metro serves. The City of Dellwood was an early adopter of the program that […]

RELEASE: Boeing receives final hazardous waste permit to continue cleanup

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri Department of Natural Resources issued a final hazardous waste permit for The Boeing Co.-Tract 1 facility, requiring the airline manufacturer to continue performing cleanup activities at its facility. From 1941 until 1997, the McDonnell Douglas Corp. operated an aerospace manufacturing facility at the site, located at James S. McDonnell Blvd. and N. Lindbergh Blvd., next to St. Louis Lambert International Airport, in Hazelwood. Approximately 48 different hazardous waste streams […]