Day: February 12, 2018

RELEASE: Willard joins Missouri Rising as senior advisor

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Today, Missouri Rising Action announced that Aaron Willard has joined the pro-Josh Hawley Super PAC as Senior Advisor. Willard served as the Missouri State Director for the Trump campaign in 2016. “Claire McCaskill has spent over a dozen years in D.C. consistently siding with liberal Democratic party leadership and putting their priorities over those of average Missourians. It’s time for a conservative leader to represent the people of Missouri in the […]

RELEASE: Enterprise’s Fill Your Tank Program Reaches $20 Million in Donations to Help Fight Hunger

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Enterprise Rent-A-Car Foundation has now donated $20 million to food banks around the world as part of one of the largest donations aimed at fighting hunger. The program, known as Fill Your Tank, is a companywide initiative launched in October 2016 to celebrate Enterprise’s 60th anniversary by providing a total of $60 million to address food insecurity. The Foundation is distributing $10 million per year over a six year period. The Fill Your Tank program is partnering with hunger relief […]

Otto looking to rejoin House in new district

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Former state representative Bill Otto is looking to get back into the Missouri House of Representatives. In a message sent out this week through email, Otto says that “friends, neighbors, and colleagues” have asked him to serve once again, this time in District 65. Otto formerly served as Democratic member of the House for District 70 before deciding to run for the 2nd Congressional District seat in 2016, where he lost […]

RELEASE: Axiom Strategies Announces the Formation of Vanguard Field Strategies, a Nationwide Grassroots Ground Operation

(Kansas City, MO / Washington, DC): Axiom Strategies, the largest political consulting firm in the country, is excited to announce the formation of Vanguard Field Strategies, a nationwide grassroots and field division. Vanguard has been working under the Axiom Strategies label since 2014 and has now formed a new standalone company to better service their clients. Vanguard provides clients with a powerful, reliable grassroots network and is a campaign’s central resource for data collection, targeting, messaging, and […]

Clayton Times Interview: Representative Joe Adams

We had the chance to sit with Rep. Joe Adams, D-University City, to discuss the current political climate not only in the state of Missouri but also on the national level. Adams has been involved in state politics for nearly 30 years and won his current position in 2014 in which he represents the 86th District, which includes all parts of Pagedale, Hanley Hills, Vinita Park, Vinita Terrace, University City and Wellston. He also sits […]

Greitens’ defense in blackmail investigation not pro bono

By Alisha Shurr, Missouri Times JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Despite discussion to the contrary, the Missouri Governor’s defense in an alleged blackmail case is not pro bono. A member of Gov. Eric Greitens’ legal team confirmed to the Missouri Times the Governor “is personally responsible for his legal fees on the 2015 private matter. This is not pro bono.” How the personal defense is being funded was not clarified. Greitens’ is being represented by Dowd […]

Clayton likely to reject appeal opposing Flaherty & Collins’ luxury apartment plans

Clayton’s Board of Aldermen appears likely to reject an appeal from 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. At the Jan. 9 Board of Aldermen meeting the Board 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, […]

RELEASE: Governor Greitens announces partnership with Israeli Home Front Command

Governor Eric Greitens announced Friday Missouri’s inclusion in the Chief National Guard Bureau’s bilateral initiative with the Israeli Home Front Command (HFC). Missouri will be one of only four states to obtain such a valuable partnership. The Israeli Home Front Command exists to provide civilian protection in times of crisis or war, and aids in rescue and recovery efforts, both in Israel and abroad. The Missouri National Guard will participate in joint training exercises with […]

RELEASE: Ameren Corporation directors declare quarterly dividend

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — The board of directors of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today declared a quarterly cash dividend on its common stock of 45.75 cents per share. This dividend is payable March 29, 2018, to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 14, 2018. Separately, the board of directors of Union Electric Company, doing business as Ameren Missouri, declared regular quarterly cash dividends on all classes of Union Electric Company’s preferred stock. […]

RELEASE: Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. announces fourth quarter and fiscal year 2017 results release Date, webcast and conference call

Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (NYSE: BBW), today announced that the company will report results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2017 ended December 30, 2017, on Thursday, February 15, 2018, prior to the opening of trading on the New York Stock Exchange. The Company will host its quarterly investor conference call to discuss the results at 9 a.m. ET on the same day. The dial-in number for the live conference call is (201) 493-6780 (domestic […]