Tag: campaign

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 […]

RELEASE: County Executive Steve Stenger files for Re-Election

County Executive Steve Stenger officially filed for re-election today for the Democratic primary on Tuesday, August 7th. When the State of Missouri refused to act, Steve Stenger initiated a Prescription Drug Monitoring Program for St. Louis County which was the first jurisdiction in the state to adopt a comprehensive database for monitoring the sale of prescription drugs, including opioids that can cause addition and lead to heroin abuse when overprescribed.  “I know this is a […]

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 […]

RELEASE: Mantovani Campaign Fundraising Tops $1.25 Million Dollars

St. Louis, Mo. (Jan. 16, 2018) – Mark Mantovani continued to gain unprecedented support in his race for St. Louis County Executive by topping the $1.25 million dollar mark last quarter and positioning his campaign as the only viable one with a realistic chance to unseat the current St. Louis County Executive and win the Democratic nomination later this year. Thanks to the support of hundreds of St. Louisans across the region who are seeking […]

Former STL County Police Chief officially kicks off his run for County Council

Former St. Louis Police Chief Tim Fitch on Wednesday officially announced that he would be running for the 3rd District St. Louis County Council position. Speaking to a crowd at Twisted Tree restaurant on Watson Road, Fitch, 56, explained that he wouldn’t be seeking campaign contributions and that he and his wife would be funding the campaign themselves. According to Fitch, he wants voters to know that he is completely independent and not reliant to […]