Missouri’s legislative session has begun on a note of partisan politics that suggests political campaigns will be a dominate undercurrent for the election-year session.
State Education Commissioner Chris Nicastro is accused of working with groups opposed to public education.
The four senators, two Democrats and two Republicans, say their legislation makes much-needed modifications.
The St. Louis Scottish Games and Cultural Festival gets underway tonight and tomorrow in Forest Park. Mark Sutherland has all the details.
The Missouri chapter of the National Education Association says the TV and radio spots began running Tuesday and will continue for a week.
The leader of a conservative group said that it may recruit primary challengers to run against any Republican lawmaker who votes “no” on an attempt to override the veto.
There was a chance for about 150 Riverview Gardens parents to have their transfer questions answered at a meeting Monday night.
The Missouri businessman has put an additional $100,000 into a potential ballot initiative limiting teacher contracts and requiring schools to use a performance-based evaluation system for staff.
They were there to learn about crime prevention in their district, but the talks soon turned to politics and campaign cash.
Charlie announces the fifth and final St. Louisan who is “Most Crucial to the STL Region”, St. Louis Philanthropist Rex Sinquefield; and talks with Bethalto, IL, Native Casey Erin Clark, who stars as “Maria” in the Stages STL production of “The Sound of Music”. (For tixs, log on to http://www.stagesstlouis.org)