Days, Jones to Lead STL Caucus

State Senator Rita Days, a Democrat from north St. Louis County, and State Rep. Timothy Jones, a Republican from Eureka (“The home of Six Flags,” he reminded us.), have been elected to chair and vice-chair, respectively, the St. Louis Regional Delegation (formerly, the St. Louis Regional Caucus) in the state legislature.The mission of the bicameral, […]

Lawmakers Call for Local Control

A group of local elected officials gathered in front of City Hall today to call attention to a bill in the Missouri legislature which seeks to give the City of St. Louis control over its police department—control which was taken away over 100 years ago during the time of the Civil War. Those in attendance […]

Legislature Resumes Today

The second Regular Session of Missouri’s 94th General Assembly will convene at noon today. State representatives and senators have made their way across the state back to the Capitol in Jefferson City for this election year session of the state legislature. Keep up with St. Louis politics at www.pubdef.net