Blunt, Wagner, McCaskill and Clay Take Action on Burning LandfillSen. Roy Blunt and Congresswoman Ann Wagner introduced legislation to appoint Army Corps of Engineers as lead jurisdictional agency to handle unauthorized dumping of radioactive wastes at West Lake Landfill in 1973.
McCaskill To Get Data Base Of Vets Involved In Mustard Gas ExperimentsDefense Secretary agrees to hand over database.
St. Louis VA Mental Health Records Questioned by WatchdogA federal watchdog says it has confirmed a whistleblower's claims that Veterans Affairs sites in St. Louis marked appointments for mental health patients as completed before they were seen, effectively boosting the appearance of the sites' productivity.
McCaskill Calls for Higher VA Director Salary to Attract CandidatesSt. Louis is one of 30 VA cities around the country struggling to fill vacancies in the top position.
Legislative Reforms Lagging a Year After Michael Brown's DeathThe 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.
McCaskill, Blunt Weigh In on Controversial Trump Comments"I have a hard time envisioning him as president of the United States. And I don't think I'm along in that. I think most Americans have a hard time envisioning him president of the United States," McCaskill says.
Lawmakers Call for West Lake Landfill to Get Higher PriorityLocal residents applaud effort to have landfill added to federal program.
Help Wanted: VA Can't Fill 30 Key Director PositionsFaced with complaints of long waits and shoddy patient care, the Veterans Administration now admits its scrambling to fill 30 vacancies of medical center directors around the country.
How Partisan is Your Member of Congress? New Index AnswersRodney Davis and Mark Kirk most bipartisan in bi-state. Jason Smith and Dick Durbin most partisan.
State Officials, Missourians Show Support for Fort Leonard Wood“If the proposal went through as it is, I mean, that’s 59 percent of the permanent positions at Fort Leonard Wood,” Kander says.
Politicians React to Death of Mo. Auditor Tom SchweichMultiple statements were sent today in reaction to the death of Missouri State Auditor Tom Schweich due to a reported self-inflicted gunshot wound.
McCaskill Issues Statement: 'The Keystone Pipeline – A Commonsense Approach'"I was proud to vote to approve Keystone, which passed the Senate with a bipartisan 62-36 vote," McCaskill said.