Local Congressman Asks Colleagues to 'Grow a Spine'He says they should stand up and tell the White House that this is not how we should run a country,
Rauner Pardons 80, Attempts to Improve Illinois' Justice SystemMost of the pardons Rauner granted were for non-violent crimes such as forgery, drugs or theft.
Mulligan Named Missouri's Commissioner of Higher EducationThe commissioner of higher education leads the Missouri Department of Higher Education, which is the board's administrative arm.
Budget Plan Would Cut $8M from University of Missouri SystemThe budget plan also would cut more than $7 million from the system's administration half the reported amount for the administration in the current fiscal year.
Stolen Granite City Police Car FoundGranite City Police are looking for one of their administration cars.
St. Louisans Spending Big Bucks Keeping Dozens of City Halls OpenReport: 37 municipalities are spending more on administration -- keeping the lights on -- than on services like public safety, parks, etc.
Illinois Congressman Pressures VA to Hire Local DirectorsMike Bost is sponsoring a bill calling on the VA Secretary to deliver a plan to Congress in four months.
Bill Switzer, Lambert TSA Director, Calls It A CareerSwitzer became Federal Security Director for all of Missouri after events of 9/11.
St. Louis City Schools Only Rate "Fair" With State Auditor's OfficeLack of cooperation from the district almost dropped rating down to "Poor".
A Bill to Widen Exemption on Unemployment BenefitsA Missouri House member is seeking to expand a law that exempts businesses from being charged for the unemployment benefits of some short-term employees.
Big White RV Brings Mobile Services To Area VetsProvides counseling for PTSD, alcohol and drug abuse, and applying for benefits.
E-mails Shed New Light On Prison Escape ControversyCorrections commissioner warned that budget cuts were putting jail security, public safety at risk.

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