Tag: press release

RELEASE: Blunt, Klobuchar bipartisan bill to reform process for workplace harassment and discrimination passes Senate

WASHINGTON — Today, U.S. Senators Roy Blunt (Mo.) and Amy Klobuchar (Minn.), the Chair and Ranking Member of the Senate Rules Committee, announced legislation to reform the process to pursue claims of sexual harassment or other workplace discrimination experienced on Capitol Hill passed the Senate. The bipartisan legislation, which has more than 40 original co-sponsors in the Senate, reforms the dispute resolution process, protects workers, increases transparency and holds Members of Congress accountable. “All members […]

RELEASE: Governor Greitens signs SCR 49

Today, Governor Eric Greitens signed SCR 49, which moves the referendum on a Freedom to Work law from the November general election to the August primary ballot Statement from Governor Eric Greitens: “Missouri is open for business. With strong conservative reforms like Freedom to Work, we’ve been able to help create more jobs and higher pay. Today, the unemployment rate in the state of Missouri is the lowest that it has been in seventeen years. […]

RELEASE: University City to host 44th annual Memorial Day run to raise funds for community

University City is set to host its 44th annual Memorial Day Run on Monday, May 28, 2018. As part of the event, participants can explore the beautiful neighborhoods of University City in a 10K, 5K, or Fun Run. The Memorial Day Run, one of the oldest races in the St. Louis area, is a staple in University City each Memorial Day, and this year marks its 44th anniversary. The race offers participants a fun and […]

RELEASE: Blunt congratulates Missourians accepted to service academies

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) this week congratulated Missourians who accepted appointments to attend service academies, including the U.S. Air Force Academy, the U.S. Military Academy (West Point), the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, and the U.S. Naval Academy. The following 18 individuals were nominated by Senator Blunt: Oakley Dale Barham of Grain Valley; Lindsay Nicole Brummett of St. Louis; Joseph Christopher Chellis of St. Louis; Max Michael Darrah of Foristell; Mark Ryan Dickey […]

RELEASE: Missouri Insurance Director in DC to meet with Missouri Congressional delegation

Jefferson City, Mo – Director Chlora Lindley-Myers of the Missouri Department of Insurance joined more than 31 members of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) to discuss insurance issues with members of Congress. Topics raised included health insurance market stabilization, National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) reauthorization, federal financial regulatory reform and billing issues with air ambulance carriers. “It’s important that we meet with our congressional colleagues to represent Missouri consumers and insurance industry interests, […]

RELEASE: Homeland Security grant funding opportunity for Missouri nonprofit organizations at risk of terrorist attack

JEFFERSON CITY — A late federal appropriation means Missouri nonprofit organizations considered to be at high risk of a terrorist attack have until June 4, 2018 to complete applications for a federal grant that would pay for physical security enhancements. A total of only $200,000 is available for the state of Missouri, excluding the St. Louis metropolitan area, which is eligible for funding through a separate federal grant program. The Missouri Department of Public Safety, […]

RELEASE: ATXI breaks ground on the Mark Twain Transmission Project

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Ameren Transmission Company of Illinois (ATXI) – a wholly owned subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) – has begun construction of the Mark Twain Transmission Project, a 96-mile, 345,000-volt transmission line and substation to be built in northeast Missouri that will bolster energy reliability for the region. Last week ATXI broke ground on the site of the Zachary Substation adjacent to the existing Adair Substation in Adair County, Missouri. The new substation […]

RELEASE: Senators Blunt, Lankford, Ernst, Daines applaud HHS proposal to redirect Title X funding

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Roy Blunt (Mo.), James Lankford (Okla.), Joni Ernst (Iowa), and Steve Daines (Mont.) today applauded the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) proposed regulation that would change how Title X grants are awarded. In this change, the health of mothers and babies are prioritized and it is clarified that abortion is not a family planning method. Specifically, HHS today filed a rule-making proposal with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) […]

RELEASE: Summer zoo weekends and Jungle Boogie kick off Friday at the Saint Louis Zoo

Go wild on the weekends at the Saint Louis Zoo May 25 through Sept. 3! On Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, and on Memorial Day and Labor Day, the Zoo is open extended hours from 8 a.m. until 7 p.m. for Prairie Farms Dairy Summer Zoo Weekends. Weekday summer hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday. The Zoo will close at 3 p.m. on Friday, June 15, for the Zoo’s biennial fundraiser, A […]

RELEASE: Centene awarded statewide Medicaid contract In Iowa

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) announced today that its Iowa subsidiary, Iowa Total Care, Inc., has been tentatively awarded a statewide contract for the IA Health Link Program. Pending regulatory approval, the contract is expected to commence on July 1, 2019. “We are pleased to be selected for the IA Health Link Program,” said Michael F. Neidorff, Chairman and CEO for Centene. “We look forward to working with the state of Iowa to deliver […]