Day: April 10, 2018

STL County Council honors historic Delta Sigma Theta Sorority

Amongst a sea of red, the St. Louis County Council passed a resolution on Tuesday that honored the St. Louis members of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority during their annual visit to the County Council. The resolution was sponsored by every member of the County Council, along with County Executive Steve Stenger. The Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. was founded on Jan. 13 1913 by 22 collegiate women on the campus of Howard University and […]

Judge issues tentative gag order in Greitens case

St. Louis Circuit Judge Rex Burlison issued a tentative gag order on Tuesday to all parties involved in the invasion of privacy case against Missouri Governor Eric Greitens. Following a motion filed by St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner Tuesday afternoon, Burlison said he would sign the order, which would prohibit all parties and attorneys involved in the case from making any statements outside of the courtroom that may taint the jury pool. Burlison said […]

RELEASE: Blunt Applauds President Trump’s Intent to Nominate John Jordan to Serve as U.S. Marshal for the Eastern District of Missouri

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) today released the following statement after President Trump announced that he intends to nominate John Jordan, who currently serves as Sheriff of Cape Girardeau County, to the position of United States Marshal for the Eastern District of Missouri. “Sheriff John Jordan’s tenure as the longest serving sheriff in Cape Girardeau County history has prepared him well to serve as U.S. Marshal for the Eastern District of Missouri,” said […]

RELEASE: 9th Annual Cardinals Care 6k Run/Walk to place place September 9

ST. LOUIS, Mo., April 10, 2018 – Registration is underway for the 9th annual Cardinals Care 6K Run/Walk set for Sunday, September 9.  All proceeds from this fundraising event benefits St. Louis area youth, which has raised over $600,000 over the past eight years. “It’s a fun event that gives us the chance to interact with fans and raise money for kids,” said Michael Hall, Vice President of Community Relations and Executive Director of Cardinals […]

RELEASE: Missouri Policies Allow Consumers to Be Overcharged for Drugs

Jefferson City — Believe it or not, generic medicines can be less expensive than co-pays, making them cheaper to buy outright than with insurance – but your pharmacist may be banned from telling you that. The cost difference doesn’t go to the pharmacist, it doesn’t go to the drug manufacturer, it goes to the middleman: the drug benefit manager. That payback is called a clawback. Clawbacks can range from $2 to $30 a prescription, boosting profits […]

Mistress confirms photo again, asking Governor to accept responsibility for his actions

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Less than a day after the legal defense team for Gov. Eric Greitens began questioning the credibility of the woman who lies at the center of the allegations against the embattled Republican governor, she is now firing back through her own attorneys. The latest news this week stems from an interview with the woman, identified only as K.S., after the Governor’s defense attorneys interviewed the woman in an hours-long deposition on […]

RELEASE: Madden joins Cejka Executive Search as Executive Vice President, Managing Principal

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Cejka Executive Search, ranked on Forbes list of America’s Best Executive Recruiting Firms, is pleased to announce that Mark Madden has joined the firm as Executive Vice President, Managing Principal to lead executive search services for senior healthcare executive positions. Mr. Madden has extensive experience leading board search committees in executive recruitments, leveraging his expertise in critical leadership assessment and evaluation as well as his thorough understanding of the complex issues facing […]

RELEASE: National Car Rental becomes official car rental partner of the Washington Nationals

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — National Car Rental today announced a new sponsorship agreement designating National as the Official Car Rental Partner of the Washington Nationals, host of the 2018 All-Star Game on July 17. The agreement between the Nationals baseball organization and National Car Rental extends through 2020 and marks the brand’s 10th Major League Baseball team partnership. These include official car rental designations with the Boston Red Sox, Los Angeles Angels, Houston Astros, St. Louis Cardinals, […]

RELEASE: Blunt commends selection of Stephen Clark to serve as a U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Missouri

WASHINGTON — U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) today released the following statement after President Donald Trump announced his intent to nominate Stephen Clark as a U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Missouri: “Stephen Clark has decades of experience arguing cases at the local, state and federal level. Throughout his career, Mr. Clark has demonstrated a steadfast commitment to defending the Constitution, earning widespread praise from legal professionals and elected officials. Mr. Clark is […]