Day: May 30, 2018

Special session ‘no longer needs to proceed’ following resignation of Greitens

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — With the resignation of Gov. Eric Greitens, the Missouri General Assembly will no longer need to continue with the special session, House leadership wrote to their Republican caucus members. In an email sent at 4:29 p.m. Tuesday, just minutes after Greitens announced his resignation, Speaker Todd Richardson, Speaker Pro Tem Elijah Haahr, and Floor Leader Rob Vescovo told colleagues they have “been in contact with the Governor’s office, and the office of […]

Greitens’ resignation part of deal with St. Louis circuit attorney to drop felony computer tampering charge

PHOTO: St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner announces she will drop the felony computer tampering charges against Gov. Eric Greitens Wednesday at Carnahan Courthouse in downtown St. Louis.  St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner announced Wednesday she has reached an agreement to drop the pending felony computer tampering charge against Gov. Eric Greitens in exchange for his resignation. The second-year governor on Tuesday announced from his office in Jefferson City that he would step down […]

Hafner stands by previous testimony, talks of Greitens conversion to a Republican

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Testifying publically under oath, Michael Hafner said he stands by everything he said previously. The former staffer for Gov. Eric Greitens has said that he had conversations with the campaign about concealing donors, his advice to form a campaign committee was disregarded. In his second time testifying to the House Special Investigative Committee on Oversight, Hafner was asked questions by the now-ten member committee for more than four hours. On Tuesday, […]

RELEASE: Missouri American Water announces six winners of funding from company’s environmental grants program

Missouri American Water announces six watershed-related projects will receive funding from the company’s annual Environmental Grant Program. These grants are part of American Water’s national Environmental Grant Program, which began in 2005. The grants support innovative, community-based environmental projects that improve, restore and/or protect watersheds and community water supplies through partnerships. The 2018 grant recipients are: Missouri Stream Team/Paddle Mo – Located in Shelbyville, this award will support Stream Teams United’s Paddle Mo event, in […]

RELEASE: Centene to present at Goldman Sachs 39th annual Global Healthcare Conference

/PRNewswire/ — Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) announced today it will present at the Goldman Sachs 39th Annual Global Healthcare Conference, to be held June 12-14, 2018, at the Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, California. Centene is scheduled to present on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at 8:40 a.m. Pacific Time. A simultaneous live audio webcast is also available at: A webcast replay of the presentation will be available afterwards via the Company’s website at […]

RELEASE: St. Louis area leaders to convene for regional summit

Elected officials from across the area will join civic leaders for a summit on regional challenges and opportunities at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 30 at the Forest Park Visitor Center. The summit, called by St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger as Chair of the East-West Gateway Council of Governments, will focus on four areas: economic development, workforce development, crime and safety, and state policy as it pertains to the St. Louis region. The special summit […]