Month: February 2018

Clayton developer loses challenge opposing luxury apartment plans

The Clayton Board of Aldermen voted Tuesday night to deny an appeal by a local developer looking to stop the rezoning and subsequent building of a luxury apartment on a city-owned parking lot at 8049 Forsyth Boulevard. The Clayton Board of Aldermen approved a rezoning from High Density Commercial (HDC) to Planned Unit Development to allow a mixed use, commercial and multi-family residential development project to be built by Flaherty & Collins Properties, which bought […]

Barnes files resolution to launch House investigation of Gov. Greitens

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri House investigation into Gov. Eric Greitens can officially get underway, now that the House Resolution calling for the investigation has been filed. Rep. Jay Barnes was announced as the chairman of the newly-formed Special Investigative Committee on Oversight, and on Tuesday, he filed HR 5565, which authorizes the committee of seven state representatives to investigate the allegations against the Republican governor. The committee is comprised of Barnes and Reps. Jeanie Lauer, […]

RELEASE: Governor Greitens Announces Historic Portrait Display at Governor’s Mansion

Tuesday, Governor Eric Greitens announced that for the first time in Missouri history a portrait of an African-American will be displayed at the Governor’s Mansion. The portrait, depicting George Washington Carver, was painted by a Missouri artist, Joanna Reid. “We hang this portrait today because George Washington Carver is one of us. He is a Missourian who came from very little, went very far, and left our country better for his time on Earth. He […]

RELEASE: Blunt: Missourians Seeing More Bonuses, Bigger Paychecks Because of Tax Reform

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) spoke during the Senate’s weekly Republican leadership press conference to highlight the positive impact tax reform is having on Missouri families. Blunt shared stories from Missourians who are now able to keep more of what they earn because of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, and noted that more than 30 companies that are either based in Missouri or employ Missourians have announced bonuses, wage increases, or […]

St. Louis-area state legislators file resolutions to support local control for St. Louis consolidation

Two St. Louis-area Missouri legislators have reached a bipartisan agreement with sponsorship of legislation that would support residents of the City of St. Louis and St. Louis County to determine whether or not there should be a merger. Sen. Gina Walsh, D-Bellefontaine Neighbors, is the main sponsor of SCR 46 in the Senate, while Rep. Shamed Dogan, R-Ballwin, has HCR 97 in the House. According to a written statement, Dogan and Walsh said the resolutions […]

Clayton Board of Aldermen pass resolution urging Missouri legislators to prevent gun violence

Renewed calls for tighter gun regulations are being made nationwide and in Missouri since the Florida school shooting. Nearly two weeks after 17 people were killed in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas massacre in Parkland, Florida, the city of Clayton made its own call to lawmakers in Jefferson City. At the Board of Aldermen meeting Tuesday night, Clayton passed a resolution urging Missouri state legislators to adopt laws to prevent gun violence and promote safe schools. In […]

Should Gov. Greitens resign? New polling shows voters think so

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A new set of polling conducted by The Missouri Times shows that roughly half of Missouri’s voters have an unfavorable opinion of Gov. Eric Greitens, and more think he should step down from office. A survey of 868 likely Missouri general election voters in 2018 shows that 27 percent of those polled had a favorable opinion of the embattled Republican Governor, who has been indicted on a charge of felony invasion […]

RELEASE: Express Scripts announces 2017 fourth quarter and full year results

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Express Scripts Holding Company (Nasdaq: ESRX) announced consolidated 2017 fourth quarter and full year net income of $2,327.6 million and $4,517.4 million, respectively, or $4.10 and $7.74 per diluted share, respectively. Consolidated 2017 fourth quarter and full year adjusted earnings per diluted share were $2.16 and $7.10, respectively.* “Throughout 2017, Express Scripts kept our patients and clients ahead of the curve by providing best-in-class solutions.  These solutions limited prescription drug spending growth […]

RELEASE: Commvault and Mercy partner to deliver powerful new cloud backup and disaster recovery service to the health care market

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Commvault (NASDAQ: CVLT), a global leader in enterprise backup, recovery, archive and the cloud, today announced its Commvault Data Platform was selected by Mercy Technology Services (MTS), the IT backbone of Mercy, one of the top five largest U.S. health systems, to power Mercy’s new health care cloud disaster recovery and backup as a service (DR and BaaS) solution. Fully managed by MTS, the new DR and BaaS solution helps small to medium-sized […]

RELEASE: Attorneys aarn 2018 Law360 distinguished legal writing award

Armstrong Teasdale, a law firm with offices across the United States, proudly announces that alongside Erika Schenk, general counsel and vice president of compliance at World Wide Technology, Inc. (WWT), attorneys Brian Kaveney and Brad Bakker have been selected as the recipients of a 2018 Law360 Award for Distinguished Legal Writing. The Burton Awards program, which is run in association with the Library of Congress, recognizes Schenk, Kaveney and Bakker for an article they co-authored. […]