Day: February 13, 2018

St. Louis County votes on school behavioral outreach legislation

The St. Louis County Council started at its new time on Tuesday, discussing legislation that would allow the St. Louis County Department of Public Health accept various donations. The County Council met at 6:30 p.m. instead of the original 6:00 time after Councilman Mark Harder’s legislation was passed. According to Harder, the 30 minute delay will allow more St. Louis County residents the opportunity to voice their concerns and opinions at the council meetings. Harder […]

Voters in St. Louis’ 8th Ward set to pick new Alderman

Voters in the 8th Ward will choose their new representative for the St. Louis Board of Aldermen on Tuesday. Polls in the ward, which will represent parts of three neighborhoods around Tower Grove Park— Shaw, Southwest Garden and Tower Grove East — are open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. The seat has been vacant since November, when veteran Alderman Stephen Conway resigned to become the city’s assessor. The special election pits Annie Rice, an independent, […]

RELEASE: Governor Greitens Supports DOJ Actions Related to Missouri-Based Terrorist Organization

Today, Governor Eric Greitens released a statement in support of actions taken by the Department of Justice to revoke the citizenship of Mubarak Hamed, the former head of a terrorist organization based in Columbia, Missouri. “Mubarak Hamed was the leader of a Missouri-based terrorist organization and is a convicted criminal who lied his way through the immigration process. The Department of Justice wants his citizenship revoked—and they’re right. Convicted criminals who lead terrorist organizations and […]

RELEASE: Major MetroLink Elevator Rehabilitation Project Starts February 19

Metro Transit will begin a major rehabilitation project on February 19, to repair and restore elevators at four MetroLink stations in downtown St. Louis. The rehabilitation work will focus on a total of six elevators located at the Union Station, 8th & Pine, Convention Center and Laclede’s Landing MetroLink Stations. To accommodate the work, the elevators will be out of service for approximately 12 weeks at a time, with the project expected to be completed […]

RELEASE: PJ Masks at Peabody Opera House

RECORD-BREAKING LIVE-ACTION MUSICAL ADVENTURE BRINGS ENTERTAINMENT ONE’S HIT ANIMATED TV SERIES BACK TO THE STAGE WITH OVER 45 NEW DATES St. Louis, MO [February 13, 2018] – Entertainment One (eOne) and Round Room are proud to announce that ‘PJ Masks Live! Time to Be a Hero,’ the hit musical production, will head back to the stage, touring across North America starting in April 2018. Exclusive pre-sales begin todas, February 13, at 12pm local time, with […]

Jim Murphy running for Rep. Cloria Brown’s seat

On the heels of the announcement that Rep. Cloria Brown will not be seeking re-election due to health problems, Jim Murphy has thrown his hat in the race. Murphy A businessman who has been active in his community says he feels he is the “right person with the right experience.” “I know what good government is,” the Republican candidate for House District 94 said, “I know what bad government is.” Murphy has been involved in […]

St. Louis County Council begins weekly meetings at new time

On Tuesday, the St. Louis County Council will begin its weekly meeting at a new time to discuss legislation dealing with health and public safety. The County Council will now start its meeting at 6:30 p.m. instead of the original 6:00 time after Councilman Mark Harder’s legislation was passed. According to Harder, the 30 minute delay will allow more St. Louis County residents the opportunity to voice their concerns and opinions at the council meetings. […]

House votes down gubernatorial priority police dog bill

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — In an unexpected move, the Missouri House voted down a bill that would enhance the punishment for harming a police dog. The bill sparked a lot of debate last week, where previous question was moved during perfection, and again Monday night, where both sides of the aisle raised serious questions on the legislation. Dubbed “Champ’s Law,” the bill was advocated by Gov. Eric Greitens. “We need to strengthen Missouri’s laws,” Greitens […]

RELEASE: Senator Jamilah Nasheed calls for knowingly inducing a suicide to be made a crime

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – State Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis, presented Senate Bill 791 to the Missouri Senate’s Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee. Also known as “Kenny’s Law,” this bill would allow a person to be charged with second degree involuntary manslaughter if they knowingly cause someone to commit suicide. This includes causing someone to commit suicide through the use of a cellphone or other electronic device. “Our society has a problem with […]

RELEASE: Governor Greitens traveling to St. Joseph, Warrensburg and Mexico this week

This week, Governor Eric Greitens will travel St. Joseph to promote his plan to cut taxes for working families and visit Veterans Homes in Warrensburg and Mexico. The Governor will stop by Altec Industries in Saint Joseph on Tuesday to discuss his efforts to cut taxes for Missouri’s working families. This plan will cut taxes for 97% of Missouri taxpayers. For 380,000 working-class Missourians, their tax burden will be completely eliminated. The plan will give […]