St. Louis area authorities planning for a grand jury announcement sought unsuccessfully to station National Guard troops and armored Humvees in a Ferguson neighborhood where Michael Brown had been shot by a policeman, according to records released.
Right-to-work legislation will pass in Missouri, says House Speaker John Diehl.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon cited the shooting of four Kent State University student protestors 45 years ago by Ohio National Guard troops as a reason he did not make greater use of Missouri’s National Guard in Ferguson.
Eureka Fire Chief Greg Brown and St. Louis County Chief of Special Operations Matt LaVanchy told the committee firefighters were shot at during the unrest and, as a result, were told to stand down, even though residents needed their help.
Gov. Jay Nixon says if the NFL leaves St. Louis, the state will miss out on $10 million of income tax from players.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon will visit the north riverfront on Tuesday morning for an announcement regarding the future of a new NFL stadium in St. Louis.
Roger Goodell says work in St. Louis on building a new stadium is a positive.
One day after Gov. Jay Nixon’s administration told legislators it could float bonds without their approval for a new St. Louis football stadium, a resolution was offered in the state Senate to shut the door on the idea.
“I am still a Democrat at heart and I didn’t want to leave,” English said. “I’m still voting the same way I did before; my labor-friendly Democrats won’t have to worry.”
St. Louis city’s former police chief is now the state’s top law enforcement authority.