Tag: 2017

RELEASE: Lieutenant Governor Parson’s 2017 Year in Review

On Christmas Eve last year, I had undergone a five-way bypass surgery. Less than two weeks later on Monday, January 9, 2017, I took the oath of office as the 47th Lieutenant Governor. I was reminded, on my first day of office, of the many challenges Missouri faced in the upcoming months and years. A commitment was made to represent the young and the old, Republicans and the Democrats, from all walks of life. One […]

RELEASE: Senator Jamilah Nasheed Files Proposal to Repair Damage Done by 2017 Legislation

JEFFERSON CITY — State Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis, filed a bill to repair damage done by the passage of last session’s Senate Bill 43. Signed in August by the governor, the new law created serious consequences for Missourians. First, the law shields perpetrators of workplace harassment or discrimination from accountability. Second, it takes Missouri out of compliance with federal non-discrimination standards. “The errors in this law have created some serious issues for Missouri citizens,” […]

Upcoming solar eclipse prompts concern over eye safety

St. Louis, MO – August 21, 2017 is a thrilling occasion for American skywatchers, as they will be treated to the first solar eclipse visible from the continental United States in nearly four decades, says a press release sent out by St. Louis County Health Department officials. As excitement for the event grows and crowds flock to the St. Louis area to view the celestial sight, concern over proper eye safety has become an active […]