Members of Congress call the weekend session a productive one.
“Life has changed in the St. Louis region, and I think, throughout the entire country since Ferguson,” Slay says. “What’s happened here has been horrendous.”
With legislatures convening across the country, lawmakers are moving quickly to respond to one of the biggest stories of the past year, the police killings of unarmed residents in Missouri, New York and elsewhere.
Dan Norris, director of air sampling efforts around the Bridgeton landfill from 2012 through 2014, has issued an open letter claiming politics – not science – is dominating the state’s handling of the landfill crisis.
Rainford planned to serve as St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay’s chief of staff for two years. Now in his 14th year, he is the longest-serving chief of staff in the city’s history.
New Illinois governor’s staff says state senate never confirmed the posts
Former Mo. Senator Jim Talent says two-time GOP presidential candidate is considering a third run.
Clayton Republican says he’ll announce by mid-February if he’ll run for governor
Bruce Rauner takes oath of office in Springfield
Pat Quinn fails to act in final hours of term
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon implored lawmakers to embrace policies that “foster healing and hope” Wednesday as he delivered his first State of the State address since the unrest that erupted over the fatal police shooting of a black 18-year-old in Ferguson.