Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon today vetoed House Bill 42, saying it fails to solve the problems of unaccredited school districts in the St. Louis region and creates new problems and mandates for public schools across the state.
In a surprise move, Alderman Joe Vaccaro announced he won’t be holding anymore hearings on the bill this summer.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon will veto a bill to revamp the state’s system allowing students to transfer from failing schools, two Missouri lawmakers who took a lead in crafting the legislation said on Thursday.
Gov. Jay Nixon signed into law House Bill 514 to help keep thousands of high-paying jobs at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) in Missouri on Monday.
The Cuivre River was falling in northeast Missouri, the Meramec near St. Louis was at crest, and the Mississippi River south of St. Louis was expected to reach its high point on Tuesday.
Tom Ackerman’s first gig behind a microphone came when he was a sophomore at St. Louis Country Day School. It was his first real experience in the press box, rifling through rosters, interviewing head coaches, and calling plays on the field as the school’s public address announcer.
18 people rescued, 30 others evacuated due to rising Yadkin Creek
The Belleville Boot Company employs 750 people nationwide and has manufactured military boots since World War 1.
Illinois lawmakers have approved legislation that would grant amnesty to underage drinkers who call 911 to get help.
Measure would establish $15-per-hour minimum wage by 2020.