Scott Sifton

Right-to-work in Missouri defeated in a historic ‘beatdown’

  By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Voters in south county and across the state overwhelmingly voted last week against Missouri becoming the 28th right-to-work state with the decisive defeat of Proposition A, delivering a statewide “beatdown” and marking the first time any voters nationwide overturned a right-to-work law. Prop A was defeated in St. Louis

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Voters to decide fate of Missouri ‘right-to-work’

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Voters in St. Louis County could be the tipping point in a statewide vote next week to decide once and for all whether Missouri will be a “right-to-work” state or not. Voters will decide on the matter Tuesday, Aug. 7, when they will consider Proposition A, a referendum to

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Debate about Greitens’ impeachment, resignation consumes Senate floor

By Annika Merrilees and Kaylin Baylis Columbia Missourian JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri Senate business largely was dominated Thursday by frank discussion of the investigation into Gov. Eric Greitens, and a top Republican lawmaker called for the governor to step down immediately. A House investigative committee released a report Wednesday evening containing witness testimony about Greitens’

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Rep. Cloria Brown dies after hard-fought battle with cancer

Rep. Cloria Brown died Sunday night after a long battle with cancer. Brown, R-Lemay, is survived by her husband, Frank, her daughter Cathy and granddaughter Ally. Funeral arrangements are pending. The longtime legislator was on her second consecutive term representing the 94th District in the Missouri House of Representatives, which spans south county from Oakville

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Lindbergh hosts elected officials

Dressel Elementary School students recently welcomed local elected officials on Dec. 8, for Lindbergh Schools’ annual elected officials breakfast. Attendees, from left, are: Green Park Mayor Bob Reinagel; Crestwood Mayor Gregg Roby; Crestwood Alderman Grant Mabie; Barbara Fraser, education liaison for County Executive Steve Stenger; Grantwood Village Trustees Patricia Williams and Mark Kienstra; Rep. Sarah

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Greitens fights for political life after he admits having an affair

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com The Latest: Haefner asks Greitens to resign In a head-spinning turn of events last week, Gov. Eric Greitens fell from announcing the “boldest state tax reform in America” to admitting to an affair and fighting for his political career amid a blackmail investigation. One hour after Greitens highlighted tax

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Sifton to speak at Crestwood Veterans Day ceremony

Sen. Scott Sifton, D-Crestwood, will be the keynote speaker at a Veterans Day ceremony at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, at the Crestwood Veterans Memorial Monument at the Government Center, 1 Detjen Drive. City offices will be closed Friday in honor of the holiday. Pictured: Above, Derek Oberbeck of the World Bird Sanctuary displays Patriot

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