Tag: funding

21st Century Transportation System Task Force holds final meeting, report expected within the next week

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – It’s been a long six months for Rep. Kevin Corlew and the members of the Missouri 21st Century Transportation System Task Force, but there’s a light at the end of the tunnel. Since June 28, the task force has been meeting to identify ways in which the state’s transportation system could be improved. During that time, they’ve held seven public hearings and three working sessions across the state, getting input from […]

St. Louis County Council passes bill that adds more accessibility to some County parks

In a relatively quiet St. Louis County Council meeting, the council passed legislation on Tuesday that would improve accessibility in some County parks. Bill No. 248 which is sponsored by Councilmembers Sam Page, Pat Dolan and Colleen Wasinger seeks to hire Ottolino Winters Huebner, Inc. for construction of restrooms in three St. Louis County Parks. The bill passed 5-0 with Councilmembers Ernie Trakas and Hazel Erby absent. The parks located in Councilmembers Page, Dolan, and […]

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 […]

St. Louis County Police eligible to receive $102,380 in grant funding

The St. Louis County Police Department is eligible to receive $102,380 in grant funding from the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program. These funds will be used to purchase additional mobile data terminals for police cars which will allow officers to perform routine tasks in the field. Officers will be able to electronically receive calls for service/assignments, check for warrants on suspects, and use many of the applications developed to assist officers in […]