The Wall Street Journal reports that other than a few successful bills on body cameras for police officers, most other measures have failed or stalled amid opposition from police unions and prosecutors.
Local residents applaud effort to have landfill added to federal program.
Missouri Congressman Lacy Clay (D) and Congressman Ruben Gallego (D) Texas, introduced a bill Thursday to prohibit the Confederate Battle Flag at cemeteries operated by the Department of Veterans Affairs, including Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis County.
Clay, of St. Louis, sent a letter to Slay on Monday urging removal of the 32-foot-tall granite memorial. He said in the letter that symbols “associated with this country’s racist, oppressive past should not be elevated or displayed in public places.”
More than 100 area employers will have booths set up for Lacy Clay’s 10th annual career fair.
Rodney Davis and Mark Kirk most bipartisan in bi-state. Jason Smith and Dick Durbin most partisan.
Honored for his 33 years of service representing St. Louis on Capitol Hill.
Charlie talks with Pulitzer Prize-Winner Jon Meacham; with Major Kendall Matthews of the Salvation Army; with Damian Paletta, Wall Street Journal writer about the fiscall cliff; and with Dr. Amy Greenberg about Ulysses S. Grant and the Mexican War.
Senate, Congressional races should lure Missourians to polling places.
Republican Senate primary, Clay-Carnahan showdown may generate localized interest.