Day: February 9, 2018

Senate finds compromise during 24-hour-filibuster, perfects Emery’s utility bill

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — After a grueling 24-hour filibuster, Sen. Ed Emery’s SB 564 is advancing in the Missouri Senate. A small group of senators tied up the state’s upper legislative chamber for more than a day, filibustering against legislation that would change utility regulations for utilities looking to invest in their infrastructure. But the real story is the work of the senators, lobbyists, and staff off the floor. While the filibuster may get the […]

Husch Blackwell successfully defends Missouri man wrongfully charged with multiple crimes

A 19-year-old Missouri man charged with 12 counts of assault, armed criminal action and unlawful use of a weapon is now walking free thanks to the law firm Husch Blackwell. Husch Blackwell, with offices in Clayton, successfully represented a man who was mistakenly identified by a chief witness in a case. After a three-day trial in St. Louis, the jury returned a verdict of not guilty on all counts after just an hour of deliberation. […]

Resolution to add transparency to Lambert airport privatization discussed by St. Louis Board of Aldermen

As efforts to privatize the St. Louis Lambert International Airport continue to be discussed, the St. Louis Board of Alderman continue to seek a seat at the negotiating table. A resolution introduced by Alderwoman Marlene Davis at Friday’s meeting would do just that. Resolution 220 would require a representative from St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson’s administration and a representative from the consulting team to appear and provide updates and answer questions before the Board of […]

RELEASE: Thompson Street Capital Partners and Onward Capital Partner to acquire Tech Manufacturing

Thompson Street Capital Partners (TSCP), a private equity firm based in St. Louis, and Chicago-based private equity firm Onward Capital announced today that they have partnered to acquire Wright City, Missouri-based Tech Manufacturing as an add-on to their joint platform company Domaille Engineering. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Recognized as a “Top Shop” by Modern Machine Shop Magazine in September 2016, Tech Manufacturing is a manufacturer of complex 5-axis structural aerospace parts. The […]

RELEASE: Hunter Engineering awards Nelson-Miller 2017 ‘Supplier Excellence Award’

 Nelson-Miller, Inc., a leading design, engineering, and manufacturing group focused on providing solutions for the human-machine interface (HMI) market, today announced that it has received the prestigious ‘Supplier Excellence Award’ from its long-standing client, Hunter Engineering. Hunter Engineering evaluated 375 companies from its broad range of suppliers against the following criteria: Reject Rate of Parts Shipped Number of Lots Rejected Quantity of “Vendor Fault/Quality” Manufacturing Interruptions (MIRs) Overall Delivery Performance Competitive Pricing Value-Added Service Variables […]

RELEASE: KCS’ Brian Hancock to Address Two Conferences in February 2018

Kansas City Southern (KCS) (NYSE: KSU) Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Brian D. Hancock, will address two conferences in February 2018. Interested investors not attending these conferences may listen to the presentations via a simultaneous webcast on KCS’ website at http://investors.kcsouthern.com. A link to the replay will be available following the event. Mr. Hancock will address the Citi 2018 Global Industrials Conference on February 21, 2018 at 8:45 a.m. eastern time and the Barclays […]

RELEASE: Keith O. Gingrich’s New Release “The Last Enemy” is a Moving Book About the Experience of Grieving Over the Loss of a Beloved Who Died and its Effects on the Individual

LEES SUMMIT, Mo., Feb. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — “The Last Enemy”: a compelling book about coping and handling his wife’s death with hope in Christ as well as ways on how to console a widow or widower. “The Last Enemy” is the creation of published author, Keith O. Gingrich, a widower after forty-three years of wonderful marriage who works in two senior citizen communities where death, loss, and grief are common experiences. Gingrich shares, “Grief imposes itself on every […]

RELEASE: Dr. Linda Diane Jimerson’s Newly Released “Good Morning Leah, GOD Loves You!” is a Loving Reminder of God’s Steadfast and Unconditional Love for His People

OFALLON, Mo., Feb. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — “Good Morning Leah, GOD Loves You!”: a potent and enthralling book dedicated to the hearts of God’s beloved daughters. “Good Morning Leah, GOD Loves You!” is the creation of published author, Dr. Linda Diane Jimerson, an inspirational author, poet, and speaker, as well as founder and CEO of Good Morning Leah, GOD Loves You Ministries, Inc. Jimerson shares, “Jesus wanted me to tell you how much He loves you. He saw your […]

Senate finds compromise during 24-hour-filibuster, perfects Emery’s utility bill

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – After a grueling 24-hour filibuster, Sen. Ed Emery’s SB 564 is advancing in the Missouri Senate. A small group of senators tied up the state’s upper legislative chamber for more than a day, filibustering against legislation that would change utility regulations for utilities looking to invest in their infrastructure. But the real story is the work of the senators, lobbyists, and staff off the floor. While the filibuster may get the […]

RELEASE: Blunt applauds Senate passage of Bipartisan Budget Act

WASHINGTON — U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) released the following statement after voting in favor of the Senate-passed Bipartisan Budget Act. The legislation establishes spending levels for fiscal years 2018 and 2019, funds the government through March 23, and provides additional funding for several priorities Blunt has advocated for on behalf of Missouri families. “The Bipartisan Budget Act provides the level of defense funding we need to keep our military strong and our country safe,” […]