Category: St. Louis City

RELEASE: Edward Jones ranks among Fortune 500 again

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Financial services firm Edward Jones once again ranks among the Fortune 500. This is the firm’s sixth consecutive appearance on the annual list, which is published by Fortune magazine. Fortune magazine ranks the largest U.S. companies by revenue. Edward Jones moved up 27 spots to No. 376, with nearly $7.6 billion in revenue for 2017. “Edward Jones is proud of the growth that earns us a place on this prestigious list year […]

RELEASE: Ameren Missouri planning largest wind farm in the state

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Today Ameren Missouri, a subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire, after construction, a 400-megawatt wind farm in northeast Missouri, the largest ever in the state. “We are excited to take this transformative step to bring more renewable generation to our customers,” said Michael Moehn, president of Ameren Missouri. “Adding more wind energy will help us achieve our goal to reduce carbon […]

St. Louis Board of Aldermen delay vote to put reversal of ward reduction on April ballot

Supporters of a bill that would put the reversal of a voter-approved plan to reduce the number of wards in the city on the ballot in 2019 decided not to take a vote during the St. Louis Board of Aldermen meeting Friday. Despite a plan to reduce the number of wards in St. Louis from 28 to 14 that was passed by city voters six years ago, some city aldermen are not so keen on […]

Cole County prosecutor will not file criminal charges against Greitens

The Cole County prosecutor announced Friday he would not file criminal charges against Governor Eric Greitens after being contacted by Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley’s office. In a press release, Cole County Prosecuting Attorney Mark A. Richardson said he would not be seeking charges against the embattled Republican governor relating to alleged campaign finance violations. Richardson “This office has been provided by the Missouri Attorney General’s Office about that agency’s investigation into the Governor’s gubernatorial campaign,” […]

RELEASE: Cardinals to honor Bob Gibson with #CompleteGamer pregame ceremony Friday night

The St. Louis Cardinals will honor Hall of Famer Bob Gibson prior to Friday night’s game in a special pregame ceremony as part of the team’s season-long #CompleteGamer fan engagement campaign.  During the ceremony, Gibson will be joined by family, former teammates, team officials and the students and other musicians who created the #CompleteGamer theme song that shares his extraordinary life story.  Fans will also learn more about how they can get involved in the […]

Sen. RELEASE: Nasheed’s utility amendment generates $10 million annually for St. Louis city

JEFFERSON CITY — The Missouri General Assembly gave final approval to a piece of utility infrastructure legislation that included an amendment from State Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis, that will provide an estimated $10 million for the City of St. Louis every year. The Missouri General Assembly truly agreed to and finally passed House Bill 1991, the Uniform Small Wireless Facility Deployment Act. This legislation addresses the use of the right-of-way for the collocation of […]

St. Louis Board of Aldermen could pass bill to put reversal of ward reduction on April ballot

The St. Louis Board of Aldermen could take a final vote this week to put the reversal of a voter-approved plan to reduce the number of wards in the city back on the ballot in 2019. Despite a plan to reduce the number of wards in St. Louis from 28 to 14 that was passed by city voters six years ago,  some city aldermen are not so keen on handing their futures to their residents […]

Privatization process of Lambert Airport hits another snag as city officials delay vote to approve advisers yet again

In yet another sign that the process to privatize St. Louis Lambert International Airport still has a long way to go, St. Louis city officials delayed a vote on whether or not to approve a team of advisers for the second time. The Board of Estimate and Apportionment, comprised of St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson, Comptroller Darlene Green and Board of Aldermen President Lewis Reed, was set to vote on the matter Wednesday, but city officials […]

RELEASE: Emerson agrees to buy Aventics

Emerson (NYSE: EMR) today announced it has agreed on terms to acquire Aventics from Triton for a cash purchase price of €527 million. Aventics is among the global leaders in smart pneumatics technologies that power machine and factory automation applications. Emerson is a leader in fluid automation technologies for process and industrial applications, and Aventics significantly expands the Company’s reach in this growing $13 billion market. Aventics builds upon and strengthens Emerson’s capabilities and solutions […]

RELEASE: Marcus Theatres® brings new amenities to 23 more theatres

Marcus Theatres®, a division of The Marcus Corporation (NYSE:MCS), today announced that 23 theatres in eight states are welcoming the highly anticipated summer blockbuster season with new amenities. Extensive renovations over the past year added signature DreamLounger℠ recliner seating, premium large format (PLF) screens and exciting food and beverage concepts. From the Lincoln Grand Cinema in Nebraska to the Pickerington Cinema in Ohio, these investments demonstrate the company’s commitment to creating the ultimate moviegoing experience. […]