KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- VoteSharp, a non-partisan, web-based tool for tracking voter information used by political candidates, elected officials, and organizations, is responding to the call to impeach former President Trump by offering a free VoteSharp membership to all minority party legislators who voted in favor of impeachment.
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Photo ID and paper ballot requirements, and changes to the state's primary elections, were up for debate late Wednesday.
The proposal seeks to limit local governments from shutting down businesses during a public health emergency.
The goal is to ensure the proposal, offering protection for officers in internal investigations, is approved in some format.
The much-debated measures are a response to what some saw as overreach by local health officials in the pandemic.
(The Center Square) – Seven Republican members of the 10-person House Committee on Elections and Elected Officials are asking Gov. Mike Parson to hold a special session to address election reforms.
The bill, which includes a police chokehold ban, now awaits approval from the House.
ST. LOUIS, May 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ - GardaWorld the world's largest privately owned integrated security and cash services provider, is pleased to announce the appointment of Prentice Robertson to the position of President and Chief Operating Officer of U.S. Security Services, and Jean-Luc Meunier to the position of President and Chief Operating Officer, Security Services Canada.
The combined state and federal corporate tax rate in Missouri would reach 30.6 percent under President Biden’s infrastructure plan, representing the 43rd highest levy among the 50 states, according to a new study from the Tax Foundation.
KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Custom Truck One Source, Inc. (NYSE: CTOS, "CTOS" or the "Company"), a leading provider of specialty equipment to the electric utility, telecom, rail and other infrastructure-related end markets, today reported financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2021.
(The Center Square) – Last week, the Missouri Legislature sent Gov. Mike Parson a bill that would create “empowerment scholarship accounts” (ESA) and dramatically expand the state’s school choice program with a first-year $50 million tax credit allowance.
(The Center Square) – After a four-hour debate Tuesday, the House of Representatives approved an increase to Missouri’s gas tax. The bill will be sent to Gov. Mike Parson, who supported the increase.
The dollar’s purchasing power in Missouri is $1.11 based on the regional cost of items such as housing, groceries and services in 2019, according to a new analysis from the website 24/7 Wall St.
Missouri finished fifth in a new study by the WalletHub website on whether residents of the 50 states are getting the most bang for the buck for their tax dollars.
ST. LOUIS, May 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Enterprise Holdings announced today that it has opened more than 100 new branch locations in 20 countries across Asia Pacific (APAC), Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) over the past 12 months. The openings are part of the company's continued investment in developing its global branch network, with more new outlets planned throughout 2021.
ST. LOUIS, May 12, 2021 /CNW/ -- Enterprise Holdings announced today that it has opened more than 100 new branch locations in 20 countries across Asia Pacific (APAC), Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) over the past 12 months. The openings are part of the company's continued investment in developing its global branch network, with more new outlets planned throughout 2021.
PHOENIX, May 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ: JKHY) is a leading provider of technology solutions and payment processing services primarily for the financial services industry. Today, from the International Factoring Association's 27th Annual Factoring Conference, Jack Henry Lending introduced the FactorSoft® Web Portal, a powerful digital solution that provides lenders with the ability to grow and scale with a digital footprint.
The money would pay for road and bridge repairs. Some Republicans made a failed last-ditch effort to send it to voters.
The amendment prohibits all fiscal or equipment donations with the purpose of conducting elections.
Robert Fernandez has been cited 31 times and arrested four times for soliciting without a license, a federal judge wrote.
Ste. Genevieve County landowners and other interested residents turned out for a public meeting concerning the controversies around a proposed powerline across the northern part of the county by Wabash Valley Power Alliance and Citizens Electric Corporation.
(The Center Square) – In a bid to encourage people to return work, Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Tuesday announced the discontinuation of the $300-per-week federal pandemic unemployment compensation. He ordered the Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations to notify the U.S. Department of Labor of ending participation in six programs effective June 12.
In order to address workforce shortages across the state, Gov. Mike Parson on Tuesday directed the Missouri Department of Labor and Industrial Relations to notify the U.S. Department of Labor that Missouri will end participation in all federal pandemic-related unemployment insurance programs…
A statewide prescription drug monitoring database would record patients’ legal substance prescriptions for up to three years.
Two members of the Houston Rural Fire Association allege a ballot issue in April to form a taxing district was improperly administered by the Texas County clerk. Additionally, they ask for a recount of the ballots as allowed by state statute because of the closeness of the issue — less than 1 percent.
(The Center Square) – A group of 20 Republican governors sent a letter Tuesday to President Joe Biden urging him to secure the southern border and stem the influx of migrants illegally entering the country.
Gov. Mike Parson says unemployment is low, jobs are plentiful and "we're looking for people to go to work."
The COVID-19 outbreak at Smithfield Foods' Milan, Missouri, plant resulted in two worker deaths.
Gov. Mike Parson reportedly has plans to veto Senate Bill 53.
(The Center Square) – As Missouri waits for Gov. Mike Parson to reject or sign a $35.7 billion budget approved by lawmakers that does not fund Medicaid expansion, his administration is taking the bureaucratic steps necessary to open enrollment to those newly eligible beginning July 1.
Gov. Mike Parson will hold a press conference at the State Capitol regarding federal unemployment insurance programs at 2 p.m.
ST. LOUIS, May 11, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Missouri Public Service Commission today approved the purchase of five water and wastewater systems in Missouri by Confluence Rivers Utility Operating Company (Confluence Rivers), a division of Central States Water Resources (CSWR).
ROLLA, Mo., May 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Brewer Science, an international leader in the microelectronics industry, is thrilled to announce the establishment of the American Materials Technology Partnership. The newly launched coalition recognizes the need for high-quality materials to fuel technological advancement and spur a healthy domestic microelectronics industry. By joining forces with top materials experts, this partnership aims to fill a unique gap within the industry and deliver leading materials innovation to U.S. microelectronics manufacturers. With the demand for high-quality semiconductor materials on the rise, this partnership will bring together voices from across the industry, government, and academia to lead the charge on the next era of growth.
LAKE SAINT LOUIS, Mo., May 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Focused on providing a top-notch transportation experience for its most vulnerable members, MTM has partnered with Safr, a ridesharing platform built specifically with the needs of women in mind. Safr's non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT) model supports members who may not be comfortable riding with traditional ridesharing services, like women who have experienced a history of abuse, children, and older adults. MTM and Safr's partnership will kick off in Michigan, with expansion to additional markets forthcoming.
MONETT, Mo., May 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. (NASDAQ: JKHY) is a leading provider of technology solutions and payment processing services primarily for the financial services industry. Today, its ProfitStars® division announced the addition of several risk management solutions and services to the Independent Community Bankers of America® (ICBA) Preferred Service Provider program.
(The Center Square) – Missouri House Speaker Rob Vescovo placed a bill raising the state's gas tax on the calendar for this week, the last of the legislative session. However, the Republican leader declined to predict what the final bill will contain or if it will pass.
A court battle is likely in the state’s future after the Missouri Senate last week voted against paying to expand the state’s Medicaid program, scheduled to roll out July 1 after a majority of the state’s voters approved the constitutional amendment in 2020.
ST. LOUIS, May 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE) today announced first quarter 2021 net income attributable to common shareholders of $233 million, or $0.91 per diluted share, compared to first quarter 2020 net income attributable to common shareholders of $146 million, or $0.59 per diluted share.
(The Center Square) – Missouri lawmakers have adopted a $35.7 billion Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) budget that boosts spending for hospitals, public universities and charter schools and sent it to Gov. Mike Parson’s desk.
According to the Humane Society of the United States, Missouri leads all states with 21 of the nation's "Horrible Hundred" puppy mills.
“Blair’s Law,” which would allow police to arrest and punish individuals who irresponsibly fire guns, was added as an amendment.
ST. LOUIS, May 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- John L. Wilbers is a distinguished biographee of Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are chosen from among a pool of the most prominent professionals and are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
ST. LOUIS, May 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Spire published its third annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report. The report tracks the company's environmental, social and governance metrics and shows continued success across four key areas: the environment, community, people and leadership.
The bill has many amendments, which may make it hard to pass as time grows short.
State officials say connections among key players are legal, but Missourians will have to take their word for that.