Day: June 26, 2017

Disaster recovery efforts underway, Missouri receives $8.9 million in grant assistance, more than $35 million in flood insurance payments

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The record floodwaters are long gone, but the effort to pick things up and return to life as normal is still very much underway for a number of Missourians affected by heavy rains and flooding back in May. Many of the state’s residents and businesses have been left to deal with millions of dollars in damages, and on June 2, President Donald Trump approved the request from Governor Eric Greitens to […]

Planned Parenthood STL CEO talks abortion access, special session on TWMP

ST. LOUIS – Mary Kogut, the president and CEO of Planned Parenthood St. Louis, visited the set of This Week in Missouri Politics to discuss Gov. Eric Greitens’ special session to institute new abortion regulations in the state of Missouri. The St. Louis leader of the abortion access advocacy group and reproductive health clinics said she believed the extraordinary session was “unnecessary” as the state already a fair amount of restrictions in place. She challenged the […]