Day: December 11, 2017

Former 2nd District Democrat candidate blasts primary opponents

A former candidate who hoped to unseat Congresswoman Ann Wagner from the Missouri 2nd District blasted other Democrats as she made her exit. Last month, Kelli Dunaway dropped out of the four-way Democrat primary race stating in an interview with Daily Kos, that she had a difficult time raising money as the other candidates and stated that there was an establishment problem. “It’s a structural problem,” Dunaway told Daily Kos. “The system is set up so […]

Rep. Berry files bill to cap electric rates and modernize Missouri’s energy grid

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – After calls from several consumer groups in the Show-Me State for a utility rate cap, it seems that the legislation to create such a policy is primed for debate in the next legislative session. Rep. T.J. Berry pre-filed a bill that would cap the average electric rate increases to three percent annually. “Historically, low-energy costs have been a tremendous advantage to the Missouri economy and workers,” said Berry, R-Kearney. “But every […]

Budget talks on this week’s agenda for the St. Louis County Council

The St. Louis County Council will sift through more budget housekeeping bills for Tuesday’s County Council meeting. Legislation featuring FY2018 budget items for such as park maintenance, highway capital construction, health fund, and special road and bridge fund and many others will be discussed at Tuesday night’s meeting. Also on the agenda is communication from St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger, recommending legislation which was requested by the Department of Public to accept a donation […]

RELEASE: Governor Greitens Takes Action to Protect Veterans

Today, at the St. Louis Veterans Home, Governor Greitens took action to protect veterans. An independent investigation—ordered by the Governor—looked into complaints made by family members of veterans residing in the St. Louis Veterans Home. When that investigation revealed serious issues at the home, the Governor took immediate action. “Big government failed these veterans. The Missouri Veterans Commission and VA told us that there was nothing wrong with these homes. Based on what the families […]

RELEASE: 2018 Winter Warm-Up autograph tickets on sale Monday

All Autograph Tickets Available Online at cardinals.com/WWU & Busch Stadium Box Office ST. LOUIS, Mo., December 8, 2017 – Autograph tickets for the 22nd annual Cardinals Care Winter Warm-Up will go on sale Monday, December 11 at 12:00 p.m. CT at cardinals.com/WWU and the Busch Stadium Box Office.  A Winter Warm-Up admission ticket is required to obtain player autographs at the event. The 2018 Winter Warm-Up event will be held January 13-15 at the Hyatt […]

RELEASE: Infrastructure Funding Critical to the Success of St. Louis Regional Economy and Manufacturing Industry

ST. LOUIS, MO –  Securing two billion dollars to fund major transportation infrastructure improvements has been identified as critical so that manufacturing and logistics sectors in the St. Louis region can compete in the global market. That was the key message delivered at a Fall Industry Forum hosted by the St. Louis Regional Freightway in St. Louis last month, which featured a panel of engineers from the Missouri and Illinois Departments of Transportation and a […]