Day: April 4, 2018

City of Clayton helps kickoff the St. Louis Cardinals 2018 season

Clayton officially started seeing red on Wednesday as the city hosted a kickoff event for the St. Louis Cardinals home opener. The city held a free lunch event at Clayton City Hall and the Clayton Fire House, which included Cardinals giveaways, music, and a photo booth with baseball props. Additionally, there were multiple raffle prizes for the steady stream of more than 500 people to win game tickets,  jerseys, hats and other prizes. Kristin Bryant, […]

COLUMN: Congressman Smith Capitol Report: He Is Risen

By Congressman Jason Smith  During holy week, beyond decorating and hiding eggs and spending time with our family, we celebrate Jesus’ life, death and most importantly His resurrection. As I reflect on the importance of Easter, I think about how new beginnings have benefited us all. While the Friday of the crucifixion brought grief and loss to Jesus’ loved ones, Sunday brought joy when they found that the tomb was empty and Jesus had risen. […]

Senate weighs resolution to change term limits

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Should Missouri’s term limits on elected officials stand? A resolution filed in the Senate is seeking to modify the term limits that were put in effect after the passage of the Missouri State Congressional Term Limits Amendment, also known as Amendment 12, on the November 1992 ballot. More than two decades later, lawmakers are still debating the merits of term limits. SJR 28, filed this session by Sen. Jason Holsman, would place a constitutional amendment […]

St. Louis County Issues request for proposal for Police Body Cameras

St. Louis County on Wednesday announced that it issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) to equip the county’s police officers and patrol cars with cameras with the funds allocated from Proposition P. Proposition P is a half-cent sales tax that’s expected to generate $80 million a year for public safety. It was passed in April 2017 with sixty-three percent of St. Louis County voters voting in favor of the tax. “The goal of the camera […]

RELEASE: Peabody To Announce Results For The Quarter Ended March 31, 2018

ST. LOUIS, April 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — On Wednesday, April 25, 2018, Peabody (NYSE: BTU) will announce results for the quarter ended March 31, 2018.  A conference call with management is scheduled for 10 a.m. CDT on Wednesday, April 25. Participants may access the call using the following phone numbers:             U.S. and Canada               (888) 312-3049 Australia                             1800 849 976 United Kingdom                  0808 238 9907 For all other international participants, please contact Peabody Investor Relations at (314) 342-7900 prior to […]

Election results: Boulton, McAndrew win BOA races, Wilson displaces incumbent on school board

Voters took to the polls Tuesday in Clayton despite a warm afternoon that turned cold, windy and wet. Local attorney Bridget McAndrew took the open seat in Clayton’s Ward 3. Her second attempt to serve on the Clayton Board of Alderman bore fruit, as she beat out Dr. Andrew Galakatos after losing by just 21 votes three years ago. McAdrew won rather easily this time around, taking 538 votes to Galakatos’ 302. Incumbent Alderman Alex Berger […]

RELEASE: Mark Mantovani Already Breaks his Own Ethics Platform

Candidate Mark Mantovani unveiled a TV advertisement promoting his ethics plan where he promises not to take campaign contributions from vendors who have contracts with St. Louis County. Mantovani has already broken that promise by accepting thousands of dollars in campaign contributions from County vendors. “Mark Mantovani has not only broken the promise on his own ethics plan, but has already been cited for campaign violations by the Missouri Ethics Commission,” said Campaign Spokesman Ed […]

Nixon urges Missouri Supreme Court to overturn order and allow Clean Line to move forward

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The hotly-debated case of a wind energy company looking to build a transmission line across the northern half of the Show-Me State now lies in the hands of the Missouri Supreme Court. The seven justices on Tuesday morning heard oral arguments in the Grain Belt Express Clean Line vs. Missouri Public Service Commission, potentially setting up the final decision in the matter, one that has been in the works for nearly […]

RELEASE: Arch Coal, Inc. announces successful repricing and amendment to credit agreement

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Arch Coal, Inc. (NYSE: ARCH) announced today that it has successfully completed an amendment to its credit agreement to further reduce the interest rate on its senior secured term loan facility. The new interest rate for the approximately $300 million term loan facility is LIBOR plus 275 basis points – reflecting a 50 basis point reduction from its previous level and representing one of the lowest rates in the coal industry. The […]

RELEASE: Ameren Missouri announces pricing of first mortgage bonds offering due 2048

ST. LOUIS, April 3, 2018 — Union Electric Company, doing business as Ameren Missouri, a subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced today the pricing of a public offering of $425 million aggregate principal amount of 4.000% first mortgage bonds due 2048 at 99.567% of their principal amount.  The transaction is expected to close on April 6, 2018. Ameren Missouri intends to use the net proceeds of the offering to repay short-term debt, including short-term debt […]