Category: News

County Council moves forward with plan to approve bonds for Save-A-Lot to build headquarters at Northwest Crossings

The St. Louis County Council on Tuesday moved forward with the process to approve Chapter 100 bonds to keep Save A Lot’s headquarters in the county. Approval of the bonds would allow Save-A-Lot to move from Earth City and build its new corporate headquarters at Northwest Crossings in St. Ann. It would also allow the grocery store chain to pay 50 percent of assessed personal property taxes on computers and other office equipment for the next […]

RELEASE: New ad by Mantovani campaign shows voters a clear choice for St. Louis County Executive

The Mantovani for STL campaign today, behind a significant ad buy, launched a new 30-second TV ad called “Instead.” The ad, which points out the looming federal criminal investigation and failed leadership of incumbent County Executive, Steve Stenger, and provides the alternative — Mark Mantovani, a leader who will work to improve people’s lives — will begin airing today. It follows weeks of misleading ads from the Stenger campaign and the incumbent trying to rewrite […]

Supreme Court ruling paves way for Missouri to collect online sales tax with lawmaker action

A close U.S. Supreme Court decision has paved the way for the Missouri General Assembly to take up legislation that could potentially bring in millions in revenue. On Thursday, the Supreme Court ruled that internet retailers can be required to collect sales taxes in states where they have no physical presence. The 5-4 decision is a win for states, who said they were losing out on billions of dollars annually under a 1992 Supreme Court […]

Energizer Holdings, Inc. announces pricing of $500 million of senior notes

St. Louis /PRNewswire/ — Energizer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ENR) (“Energizer”) Thursday announced the pricing of the offerings of $500 million of 6.375% senior notes due 2026 by its wholly-owned subsidiary, Energizer Gamma Acquisition, Inc. (the “USD Issuer”) and €650 million of 4.625% senior notes due 2026 by its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, Energizer Gamma Acquisition B.V. (the “EUR Issuer” and together with the USD Issuer, the “Issuers”). The notes priced at 100% of the principal amount thereof. Energizer […]

HarrisLogic partners with Zero Suicide Institute to create comprehensive technology for suicide prevention

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — HarrisLogic, a technology and clinical services company that develops solutions to improve patient care in behavioral health, is partnering with the Zero Suicide Institute (ZSI) to create a new, digital platform to provide comprehensive suicide prevention services. This specialtybehavioral health services platform is the first of its kind, and is designed to support and enhance the Zero Suicide approach for safer suicide care. HarrisLogic’s technology will support the development of a Zero Suicide […]

Six startup companies from around the world selected to participate in 2018 Ameren Accelerator

ST. LOUIS /PRNewswire/ — Six startup companies have been selected by Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) to come to St. Louis to participate in the 2018 Ameren Accelerator, an innovative public-private partnership with the University of Missouri System, UMSL Accelerate and Capital Innovators, that assesses, mentors and invests in energy technology startup companies. The selected companies – from Canada, Israel and the United States – include Applied Particle, Jrop, Narya Security, ResilientGrid, Ryvit and TouchLight. “Being […]

Governor Parson attends working lunch with President Trump

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Today, Governor Mike Parson attended a working lunch with President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence to discuss best practices and lay out Missouri’s top priorities, including infrastructure and workforce development. “In order for Missouri to move forward, we must work together to address major issues, including infrastructure and workforce development,” said Governor Mike Parson. “I appreciate President Trump’s commitment and invitation to play a role in strengthening State and […]

Candidate for Senate District 14 receives endorsement from United Auto Workers Union

A challenger for the Missouri Senate District 14 has received another endorsement. Brian Williams, a former staffer of U.S. Rep. William Lacy Clay, filed in February to run for the Senate seat with a campaign focused on education, accountability and attracting and retaining local talent to the district. On Thursday, Williams’ campaign announced he has received the endorsement of the United Auto Workers Union Region 5. Williams grew up in a union family in North St. Louis […]

ArchCity Defenders begin film series with KDHX, partnership with filmmaker Wade Gardner

ArchCity Defenders, a nonprofit civil rights law firm, and KDHX are pleased to announce a three month racial film series beginning today, June 21, 2018 at 7pm at The Stage at KDHX. The first film in the series is Marvin Booker was Murdered, an award-winning feature length documentary directed by filmmaker Wade Gardner. Following the film screening, Blake Strode, Executive Director of ArchCity Defenders, will facilitate a Q&A with Gardner and Marvin Booker’s brother and sister-in-law, […]

Democratic challenger for 2nd District earns UAW endorsement

One of the Democratic challengers for 2nd Congressional District in Missouri received an endorsement on Thursday from a national organization. Cort VanOstran, a political newcomer, lawyer and visiting lecturer at Washington University School of Law announced that he received the endorsement of the United Automobile, Aerospace, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW). This marks the second major labor endorsement in two weeks for his campaign. VanOstran is running for the 2nd Congressional District, which is currently held […]