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Former STL Mayor Vince Schoemehl on why he endorses STL County Executive candidate Mark Mantovani

Former St. Louis Mayor Vince Schoemehl announced his endorsement of St. Louis County Executive challenger Mark Mantovani on Thursday, stating that he believes a change is needed within the county. The former mayor stated the one of the problems that’s facing the county is that residents are vacating both the city of St. Louis and St. Louis County. “The leadership in the St. Louis region has to come from St. Louis County. The county is […]

RELEASE: St. Louis County Police Association & Firefighters Local 2665 to Endorse County Executive Steve Stenger for Re-Election

County Executive Steve Stenger will be joined by Officer David Machens and Matt Crecelius of the St. Louis County Police Association and Corey Hogan of Firefighters Local 2665 on Thursday, April 26, 2018, at 10am to announce their endorsement of County Executive Stenger. “I’m honored to have the support of the fire responders representing St. Louis County,” said Stenger.  “We are all working together to make St. Louis County safer.” Firefighters Local 2665 represent St. Louis […]

RELEASE: Former St. Louis Mayor Vincent Schoemehl supports Mark Mantovani for St. Louis County Executive

“Our entire region needs a County Executive who looks to the future. Our kids and grandkids will live in the St. Louis community we shape for them . . . or they will move to some other community, as have so many young people already. That’s why I support Mark Mantovani as the Democratic nominee for St. Louis County Executive. Mark is a visionary leader who brings a fresh outlook to the political arena, along […]

RELEASE: Mark Mantovani Proves He Can Withstand Negative Campaign by County Executive Stenger

Along with his continued personal commitment to the campaign, raises more than $370,000 in latest fundraising quarter Clayton, MO – Mark Mantovani’s campaign for St. Louis County Executive reported to the Missouri Ethics Commission total contributions over $1.66 million despite a negative, but predictable, barrage of false and misleading television advertising by the incumbent. The campaign raised more than $371,000 during the first quarter fundraising period from January 1 – April 16 and reports it […]

RELEASE: Rep. Mike Kelley endorses Bill White for State Senate

Kelley cites White’s strong character, stand against corruption JOPLIN, Mo. – Bill White, conservative Marine and State Representative for Jasper and Newton Counties, announced today that he has received the exclusive endorsement of State Representative Mike Kelley in his race for State Senate. “I am proud to announce today that I am endorsing my friend and colleague, Bill White, for State Senate,” Rep. Kelley said. “It seems special interests and insiders would like to hand-pick our […]

RELEASE: Firefighters endorse Dan Wibracht for Missouri House

BRIDGETON, MO – The Professional Firefighters of Eastern Missouri, Local 2665 have endorsed Dan Wibracht for Missouri House District 72. “Firefighters and first responders put their well-being in danger to order to protect the safety, security and health of our loved ones and our neighborhoods,” said Wibracht. “Their work is heroic and we each owe them thanks. I am honored the Professional Firefighters of Eastern Missouri, Local 2665 has endorsed my campaign for State Representative.” “Missourians […]

RELEASE: State agriculture leaders endorse Catron in race for State Representative

WARRENTON, Mo. — Jessica Catron, Republican candidate for State Representative, announced today that she had received the exclusive endorsement of two of the state’s most influential agriculture leaders.  In a press release, Catron cited the endorsement of the Senator Brian Munzlinger and Representative Jay Houghton, the legislative chairs of the Senate and House Agriculture Policy committees. “Jessica [Catron] is committed to advancing Missouri’s number one industry, agriculture,” Munzlinger said.  “Her depth of knowledge of the issues, […]

RELEASE: Why is Ameren spending so much money on a bill to rein themselves in?

JEFFERSON CITY / March 8, 2018 – It just doesn’t make sense. The bill is known in the Capitol as “The Ameren Bill” because its been written by and lobbied for most heavily by Ameren Missouri, the state’s largest energy provider.  But now proponents are inexplicably trying to dupe the public into refering to it as the “Rate Cut and Cap Act” despite the fact that it will no doubt raise rates for all consumers. […]

RELEASE: Mantovani commits to new ethics plan involving reforms in political fundraising and government practices

MANTOVANI COMMITS TO NEW ETHICS PLAN INVOLVING REFORMS IN POLITICAL FUNDRAISING AND GOVERNMENT PRACTICES, ELIMINATING THE “CORRUPTION TAX” IN ST. LOUIS COUNTY St. Louis, MO (March 7, 2018) – As an extension to his commitment to transform the St. Louis region, Democratic County Executive candidate Mark Mantovani Wednesday announced a sweeping ethics reform plan committed to revising political fundraising and other government practices as County Executive. Mantovani pointed to a litany of bad financial deals […]

Incumbent U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner files for re-election

Incumbent U.S. Rep. Ann Wagner, R-Ballwin, has officially kicked off her campaign by filing for re-election this week. Wagner’s 2nd District, which was once a largely ignored district for the Democrats, has become one of their most desired seats as they attempt to wrestle control back from the GOP majority in both chambers. Wagner said in a statement that since she’s been in office, there’s been meaningful change and she hopes to have the opportunity […]