St. Louis Call Newspapers

Newspaper wins top awards in state contest

Newspaper wins top awards in state contest

January 7, 2020

Call Newspapers won top awards at the Missouri Press Association Better Newspaper Contest in 2019, including the first-place award for Best Website or Online Newspaper and awards in the Best News Story and Best Breaking News Story categories. The Call’s website, www.callnewspapers.com, placed fir...

Former St. Louis County Chief of Staff Bill Miller pleads guilty to felony corruption, faces prison time

Bill Miller, right, former chief of staff to former St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger, exits the Thomas F. Eagleton Court House in downtown St. Louis May 31. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

May 31, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com He called it “the art of staying in power,” but Bill Miller, who served as chief of staff to former St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger, could face prison time after pleading guilty Friday in Stenger’s sweeping pay-to-play corru...

South County senator wants to end some public newspaper notices

South County senator wants to end some public newspaper notices

April 10, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  One of South County’s senators is sponsoring a bill that would eliminate newspaper publication of some mandated public notices because, he said, newspapers are an “archaic” form of communication.                            ...

Sunshine Law change is a ‘crisis to access’

The Missouri State Capitol building in Jefferson City.

February 13, 2019

By Ian Nickens, Gaelle Fournier and Kelsey Wu of the Columbia Missourian and Erin Achenbach of the Call Missouri House members approved changes in the state Sunshine Law last week that would make communications between public officials at all levels of government and their constituents largely immune...

Another View: History of public notices dates to country founding

Letters to the editor

December 5, 2018

By Mark Maassen Missouri Press Association On Dec. 6, the first provisions of medical marijuana in Missouri will be implemented, seemingly a departure from Missouri’s conservative political climate until you consider what else was decided in the Nov. 6 general election. Missourians also elected to pass lobbyi...

Attorney general looks to increase Sunshine Law compliance

Attorney general looks to increase Sunshine Law compliance

February 2, 2018

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com In the wake of Attorney General Josh Hawley’s lawsuits against St. Louis County and Jefferson County for allegedly violating the state Sunshine Law by not fulfilling documents requested, Hawley and a local official are looking for ways to...

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