Day: May 11, 2018

St. Louis Board of Aldermen perfect bill to reverse reduction of wards, aldermen in the city

The St. Louis Board of Aldermen on Friday perfected a bill that would reverse a voter-approved plan to reduce the number of wards in the city. Despite a plan to reduce the number of wards in St. Louis from 28 to 14 that was passed by city voter six years ago,  some city aldermen are not so keen on handing their futures to their residents anymore. In a new bill introduced two weeks ago, Alderman […]

Jury selection continues in felony invasion of privacy case against Gov. Greitens

The attorneys from both sides in the felony invasion of privacy case against Governor Eric Greitens continued questioning potential jurors at the Civil Courts building Friday with four additional jurors being seated for further questioning. So far, a total of 21 prospective jurors have been passed on to the next stage of questioning. The prosecution and defense will each get to strike six people they feel should not serve on the jury after questioning. Fourteen other potential […]

RELEASE: Senator Nasheed secures more than $14 million in additional funding for St. Louis

JEFFERSON CITY — With all of the news surrounding the governor and the Missouri General Assembly, State Sen. Nasheed was able to secure funding that will provide substantial benefits to local residents and organizations throughout the City of St. Louis. Senator Nasheed successfully worked to obtain more than $14 million in additional state funding for the City of St. Louis in the state’s 2019 operating budget, passed by the legislature this week. This is the […]

RELEASE: Small in size, grand in decadence: Hostess Brands introduces premium snack line Hostess® Bakery Petites™

Responding to consumer demand for poppable treats that boast cleaner ingredients for a truly permissible indulgence, Hostess Brands, LLC introduces premium adult snacking to the sweet baked goods category with the launch of Hostess® Bakery Petites™. Designed with the variety-seeking Millennial consumer in mind, new Bakery Petites are inspired by fresh, hand-crafted bakery treats. Perfect for entertaining or a sweet reward, Bakery Petites come in the following varieties: Bakery Petites™ cake delights™ Crème filled cake […]

RELEASE: Blunt slams Senate Democrats’ obstruction of President Trump’s nominees

WASHINGTON – Yesterday, U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) spoke on the Senate floor to discuss Senate Democrats’ historic obstruction of President Trump’s nominees. Blunt noted that the president’s nominees have faced more than 90 cloture votes, which extend the amount of time it takes to confirm each nominee. In contrast, Blunt pointed out that only 24 cloture votes were taken during the first two years of the previous six presidents combined. Blunt further noted that, […]