Tag: appropriations

Commissioners say Missouri is falling behind in reimbursing counties for jail per diems

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri’s prisons have been a focus over the past year, as lawmakers expressed their concerns about the rising cost of legal settlements coming from the Missouri Department of Corrections. The Department has been making an effort to change the culture under the leadership of its new director, Anne Precythe, who was appointed by Gov. Eric Greitens earlier this year, but the fact still remains that the department is still causing the […]

Questions about Capitol security appropriation could be answered in upcoming Budget hearing

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – With veto session just days away, all eyes are on the Missouri General Assembly, waiting to see just what might be taken up by the legislators. Many wonder whether the legislature will try to find a new solution to HCB 3, an attempt to sweep funds to shore up and prevent in-home care cuts to 8,000 senior citizens, disabled and veterans, or perhaps take disciplinary action against Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal or […]

County Council slows down county business

CLAYTON, Mo – The St. Louis County Council has seen a divide amongst themselves on issues such as who should serve as County Auditor, and a host of issues with the County Executive currently over repairing bridges that have finally boiled over into a calculated slow down of county business.   County Executive Steve Stenger fired back at the effort to withhold county improvement projects telling the Clayton Times, “When I was on the county […]