Category: St. Louis County

RELEASE: Ameren Missouri proposal offers customers fast-charging electric vehicle stations, improved air quality and new choices

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Ameren Missouri has filed its Charge Ahead program with the Missouri Public Service Commission. The proposed program encourages electric vehicle (EV) and equipment use among Missouriresidents and businesses and is focused on helping Ameren Missouri customers use electricity in ways that provide a broad range of benefits, including reduced emissions, lower overall energy costs and improved productivity. If approved, the program would initiate the following: New incentives for the installation of workplace, […]

RELEASE: Emmis announces agreements to sell its St. Louis Radio stations for $60 Million

As part of its previously announced agreements in principle to sell its St. Louis stations, Emmis Communications Corporation (Nasdaq: EMMS) announced today that it has entered into definitive agreements to sell its St. Louis stations KSHE (94.7 FM) and The Point (KPNT, 105.7 FM) to Hubbard Radio for $45 million, and St. Louis stations KFTK (FM News Talk 97.1 FM) and NOW (KNOU, 96.3 FM) to Entercom Communications Corp for $15 million. The transactions are […]

Sen. Jamilah Nasheed calls for impeachment of Governor Eric Greitens

Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis, has joined other Missouri legislators on Friday calling for the removal of Gov. Eric Greitens following the news of his indictment. Nasheed in a statement stated that the governor should be removed for the good of all residents of the state. “Gov. Greitens has to go,” Nasheed said. “Missourians thought they voted for a person of character and integrity, and instead they got a liar and alleged criminal. I am […]

RELEASE: Mantovani Campaign Releases First TV Ad in St. Louis County Executive Race

Spot highlights Mantovani’s roots in the region and his plan to move St. Louis County forward St. Louis, MO (February 23, 2018) — Mark Mantovani, Democratic candidate for St. Louis County Executive, is the first campaign out of the blocks in a television advertising campaign for the August 7 primary election. The Mantovani for STL campaign today released “Hometown,” an introductory :60 second TV ad highlighting Mantovani’s roots growing up in Affton, raising his family […]

STL County Council member under investigation regarding possible charter violation

A special prosecutor has been assigned to investigate whether St. Louis County Councilman Ernie Trakas violated the county’s charter by working as an attorney for public school districts. On Wednesday, St. Louis County Circuit Judge Douglas Beach assigned St. Charles County Prosecuting Attorney Tim Lohmar to investigate the issue. The county charter bars any councilman from holding state or local governmental employment. If Lohmar finds that Trakas violated the county charter, Trakas would have to […]

Legalizing medical marijuana in Missouri could boost real estate market, according to advocacy group

Missouri could get another chance at legalizing medical marijuana. And that could help the real estate market, according to one group trying to get an initiative on the ballot. Patient advocates with high demand and low supply are not the only likely benefactors to passing the Missouri Patient Care Act — one of three initiatives trying to make it on the ballot this November. One thing that could rise almost as fast as donations to […]

RELEASE: Spire statement on Missouri rate case decision

“Today’s decision is a result of Spire’s success in becoming an even more efficient, customer-focused company. While we are still analyzing the impact of the final order from the Missouri Public Service Commission, and will seek to clarify the decisions on several issues, we are pleased to announce Spire customers will see a rate decrease starting March 28. “We agreed to lower rates, despite the federal tax cuts happening outside of the review period for our […]

RELEASE: Ameren’s Spoon River Transmission Project completed and energized

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 22, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Ameren Transmission Company of Illinois (ATXI), a wholly owned subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), has completed and energized the Spoon River Transmission Project, a 44-mile, 345,000-volt transmission line spanning between Galesburg and Peoria in Illinois. The Spoon River Transmission Project will provide local and regional benefits, including improved energy-grid reliability, increased transmission capacity and greater access to lower-cost energy, including renewable sources such as wind. The project helps […]

STL County earns ACT certified work ready status

On Wednesday, St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger announced that the county has achieved ACT Certified Work Ready Community status (CWRC) certification. States, counties, and economic development agencies across the United States have adopted the ACT Work Ready Communities program to provide employers evidence of a skilled workforce. According to Stenger’s office, St. Louis County is the largest county by population in the United States to achieve work ready certification. Currently, 323 companies in the […]

Armstrong Teasdale named 2018 Missouri firm of the year by Benchmark Litigation

Armstrong Teasdale, a law firm with offices across the United States including Clayton, announced Wednesday that the firm has been recognized as the 2018 Missouri Firm of the Year by Benchmark Litigation. Benchmark Litigation, “the definitive guide to America’s leading litigation firms and attorneys,” conducts extensive research each year and selects one firm per state that has excelled in litigation in the past year. “We’re very proud of the results delivered by our trial lawyers, […]