Joe Keaveny http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Politically Speaking: Sen. Keaveny On The Prospect Of School Transfer Changes And Medicaid Expansion http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/politically-speaking-sen-keaveny-prospect-school-transfer-changes-and-medicaid-expansion <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Every week, St. Louis Public Radio’s Chris McDaniel joins the St. Louis Beacon’s Jo&nbsp;Mannies&nbsp;and Jason&nbsp;Rosenbaum&nbsp;to talk about the week’s politics.</p> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 20:24:15 +0000 Chris McDaniel 31242 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Politically Speaking: Sen. Keaveny On The Prospect Of School Transfer Changes And Medicaid Expansion Local control ballot measure picks up more endorsements http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/local-control-ballot-measure-picks-more-endorsements <p>A <a href="http://www.sos.mo.gov/elections/2012ballot/PropA.asp">ballot measure</a> that would return oversight of the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department back to city officials picked up endorsements from lawmakers across Missouri today.</p><p>The 40 or so new endorsements bring the total number of legislators on board with the effort to 87. More than two-thirds of them are Republicans. (See all the elected officials who support the measure <a href="http://www.safermissouri.com/broad-support-for-local-control/">here</a>).</p> Wed, 12 Sep 2012 20:09:25 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 4583 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Local control ballot measure picks up more endorsements Morning headlines: February 15, 2012 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-february-15-2012 <p><strong>Koster</strong> <strong>wants U.S. Supreme Court to reject individual health insurance mandate</strong></p><p>Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster wants the U.S. Supreme Court to reject an individual health insurance mandate but uphold other parts of the federal health care law. Koster, a Democrat, said Tuesday his office filed a written argument in support of a lawsuit by Florida and other states.</p> Wed, 15 Feb 2012 15:24:37 +0000 Julie Bierach & The Associated Press 3075 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: February 15, 2012 Morning headlines: Friday, December 2, 2011 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-friday-december-2-2011 <p><strong>STL&nbsp;area democrat files local control&nbsp;legislation</strong></p> Fri, 02 Dec 2011 15:27:17 +0000 Julie Bierach, Marshall Griffin & The Associated Press 2596 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Friday, December 2, 2011 Bound by Division: Local Control of the St. Louis Police Department http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/bound-division-local-control-st-louis-police-department <p><a href="http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-955084.mp3">http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-955084.mp3</a></p><p>St. Louis residents pay for the city&rsquo;s police force, but the state controls it.</p><p>While St. Louis&rsquo; mayor sits on the Board of Police Commissioners, Missouri&rsquo;s governor appoints the other four members.</p><p>It&rsquo;s been that way for 150 years, since the outset of the Civil War.</p><p>In recent years, the drumbeat to bring local control back to the city has been growing louder.</p><p>As part of St. Louis Public Radio&rsquo;s continuing Bound By Division series, Maria Altman reports the reasons for and against local control have changed since the Civil War, but it&rsquo;s still an issue that pits the city against the state.</p><p> Tue, 01 Mar 2011 13:02:27 +0000 Maria Altman 622 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Bound by Division: Local Control of the St. Louis Police Department Coalition pledges to keep pushing on local control http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/coalition-pledges-keep-pushing-local-control <p>A day after a <a href="http://www.house.mo.gov/billtracking/bills111/billpdf/perf/HB0071P.PDF">measure </a>granting St. Louis control of its police department<a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-police-local-control-vote-today-mo-house"> cleared the latest</a> of several legislative hurdles, a broad coalition of politicians, business and community leaders and civil rights activists pledged to help it get through the Missouri Senate.</p><p>The message they&#39;ll bring? You have to listen to the people.</p> Fri, 18 Feb 2011 22:11:01 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 569 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Coalition pledges to keep pushing on local control