Tag: St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger

Stenger, Krewson to meet with new Missouri Governor Mike Parson

New Republican Missouri Governor Mike Parson will take time out of his first week in office to meet with local elected officials from the St. Louis area. In a press conference held in North St. Louis County Tuesday, St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger said he is set to meet with Parson and St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson in Jefferson City Wednesday. “We’ve already had some communications with his office and we’re going to be […]

POLL: Stenger leads challenger in St. Louis County Executive race

St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger holds a significant lead over his Democratic primary election opponent, according to a poll released Saturday. The survey, conducted by Remington Research Group on behalf of nonpartisan Missouri Scout, showed Stenger leading challenger Mark Mantovani, a lawyer and former CEO and chairman of the marketing firm Ansira, by 35 points — 50 percent to 15 — with Bill Ray, a real estate agent from University City who recently withdrew from the race, pulling […]

RELEASE: St. Louis County Police to unveil new Special Response Unit

Colonel Jon M. Belmar, Chief of Police, St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger, and the St. Louis County Police Department will be unveiling a new unit, the Special Response Unit. A press conference and meet and greet will occur on Tuesday, June 5, 2018. The event will begin at 10:30 AM at 23 N Oaks Plaza in St. Louis, Missouri 63121. The Special Response Unit (SRU) will initially be comprised of 16 officers and operate […]

RELEASE: St. Louis area leaders to convene for regional summit

Elected officials from across the area will join civic leaders for a summit on regional challenges and opportunities at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 30 at the Forest Park Visitor Center. The summit, called by St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger as Chair of the East-West Gateway Council of Governments, will focus on four areas: economic development, workforce development, crime and safety, and state policy as it pertains to the St. Louis region. The special summit […]

RELEASE: St. Louis County prescription drug monitoring program hits one-year mark

St. Louis County’s Prescription Drug Monitoring Program(PDMP) has just completed its first year of operations and is already a valuable tool in battling opioid addiction across the state. A Prescription Drug Monitoring Program creates a confidential database of certain drug prescriptions that can be viewed only by physicians and pharmacists. The database helps ensurethat patients aren’t “doctor shopping” to receive multiple opioid prescriptions. The goals of a PDMP are:   improve opioid prescribing by providing […]

U.S. Rep. William Lacy Clay Jr. rallies area Democrats at Clayton Township meeting

UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. — For Missouri Democrats, success or failure this fall will likely hinge on whether they can come together as a party and persuade voters to get to the polls. About 60-plus local residents packed a room at the University City Public Library to hear from U.S. Rep. William Lacy Clay Jr., who urged the Clayton Township Democrats to connect to people and energize the Democratic base in St. Louis and throughout the […]

Loomis resigns as Clayton Township Democratic committeeman

Missouri’s youngest elected official is taking a break from politics — at least for now. After five years as the Clayton Township’s Democratic committeeman, serving as a liaison between his township’s voters and the Democratic Party, and treasurer of the St. Louis County Democratic Central Committee, Jimmy Loomis resigned both positions effective Feb. 15, in order to assume a position in international business development at the World Trade Center in St. Louis. St. Louis County Executive […]

2018 preview of St. Louis County politics

It’s a busy world in St. Louis County politics, whether it’s some members of the County Council having an ongoing feud with the executive branch of the county, some veteran members opting out of re-election, or the upcoming County Executive race — 2018 is sure to have some surprises in store. A taste of what’s to come It’s not a secret that some members of the St. Louis County Council like Sam Page and Hazel […]

STL County Council still wrestle where Prop P funds should go to

St. Louis County Corrections Medicine staff at the St. Louis County Council meeting on Tuesday asked for a pay raise through Proposition P, after debate between some councilmembers and St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger — a compromise will be sought. During the public forum phase of at the County Council meeting, numerous medical service staff requested that they receive a raise from Prop P because they believe their line of work is still a […]

STL County to conduct homeless count

St. Louis County officials announced Tuesday that they will be counting the number of unsheltered people who aren’t seeking refuge in the county’s homeless shelters. According to the county, the study is part of federally required Point-in-Time Homeless Count. The purpose of the study is to identify the homeless not staying in a shelter on Wednesday, January 24th. On January 25th, volunteers will canvass St. Louis County from 5 a.m. to 9 a.m. to find […]