Tag Archives: 2017


Over 500 attend Rep. Rone and Gov. Greitens jobs rally

Over 500 attend Rep. Rone and Gov. Greitens jobs rally

NEW MADRID, Mo – During a rainstorm, a crowd swelling to over 500 gathered on the site of the now-shuttered Noranda aluminum smelter to show support for the jobs bill that Gov. Eric Greitens has called a special legislative session to consider. Several state representatives attended the rally in the warehouse in sight of where


Jones officially announces bid in St. Louis mayoral race

ST. LOUIS – St. Louis City Treasurer Tishaura Jones held her first official mayoral campaign event Tuesday night at the Exodus Art Gallery in St. Louis. Jones has been championed by a strong contingent of supporters for months to take over longtime Mayor Francis Slay’s position, and Tuesday’s event showed that she has a vast

Budget leaders cautiously using recommendations

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – On the first day of the Senate Appropriations Committee reviewing the Governor’s recommendations for the budget, both Senate Appropriations Chairman Kurt Schaefer, R-Columbia, and House Budget Chairman Tom Flanigan, R-Carthage, stated they will be cautious going forward due to past conflict regarding the consensus revenue estimate (CRE). The leaders said “the