Charlotte, North Carolina, wasn't the only place where political insults were flying yesterday. Last night things got heated on Twitter after state Senator Jason Crowell (R-Cape Giradrdaeu) called Rep. Jamillah Nasheed (D-St. Louis) a "thug" and a "low life."
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Albert Samaha"I think the state legislators are correct in cutting it down to size," said Manley.We're deep into the third week of the Missouri legislature's special session and the economic development package featuring the "St. Louis Aerotropolis" proposal is still in the midst of serious debat ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsSt. Louis Aerotropolis: Will it leave the gate this week?Yesterday in Jefferson City, legislators meeting in a special session took up the controversial topic of providing $360 million in tax credits to subsidize a trade hub with China at Lambert Field. "St. Louis Aerotropolis" i ... More >>
Jennifer SilverbergThe Bleeding Deacon Public House: Owner Michael McLaughlin stands up for servers' right to a decent wage.Over at Daily RFT, blogmeister Chad Garrison has a post about the various ways in which some Missouri legislators are attempting to undermine the already tenuous livelih ... More >>
All of you on drugs, please step aside.A slate of Republican state senators have each introduced bills that would require certain welfare recipients in Missouri to be drug tested before receiving state aid. The senators, all from rural Missouri, include:Jack Goodman, Mt. VernonGary Nodler, Joplin ... More >>
One supporter of Jeff Smith compared him to a Kennedy.Lt. Governor Peter Kinder, Build-A-Bear CEO Maxine Clark and an ex-girlfriend are among the hundreds of people who wrote to a federal judge asking for leniency in the sentencing for former state senator Jeff Smith. The letters, along with some ... More >>