Jane Cunningham http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Stream And Pousosa Engage In Low-Velocity County Executive Primary http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/stream-and-pousosa-engage-low-velocity-county-executive-primary <p class="p1"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">As St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley and Councilman Steve </span>Stenger, D-Affton,<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> duke it out in a very public fashion, a lower-key primary is transpiring on the Republican side. Missouri House Budget Chairman Rick Stream, R-Kirkwood, and Green Park Alderman Tony </span>Pousosa<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> are angling to reach the November election, with both emphasizing their professional experience and personal styles.</span></p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 10:16:27 +0000 Jason Rosenbaum 37507 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Stream And Pousosa Engage In Low-Velocity County Executive Primary House Speaker Jones Drops Bid For Senate; Will Cunningham Jump In? http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/house-speaker-jones-drops-bid-senate-will-cunningham-jump <p>Missouri House Speaker Tim Jones, R-Eureka, has announced that he’s not running for the Missouri state Senate – setting the table for a possible candidacy by former state Sen. Jane Cunningham.</p><p>Jones and Cunningham, R-Chesterfield, have been touted as likely candidates after state Sen. Brian Nieves, R-Washington,<a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/nieves-drops-re-election-bid-sets-gop-jockeying-job"> made the surprise announcement</a> that he’s not seeking re-election to his 26<sup>th</sup> District seat.</p> Fri, 21 Mar 2014 20:50:54 +0000 Jo Mannies 34632 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org House Speaker Jones Drops Bid For Senate; Will Cunningham Jump In? Cunningham Not Running For County Executive, Says GOP Backing Someone Else http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/cunningham-not-running-county-executive-says-gop-backing-someone-else <p>Former state Sen. Jane Cunningham, a Republican from Chesterfield, announced Wednesday that she’s not going to run for St. Louis County Executive – ending several weeks of speculation.</p><p>Cunningham said she was doing so because the county GOP is “unifying around our best candidate” who she declined to identify.</p><p>“I don’t want him to feel like he has to run against me in order to be the Republican candidate,” Cunningham added.</p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 01:18:42 +0000 Jo Mannies 34581 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Cunningham Not Running For County Executive, Says GOP Backing Someone Else Change Rejected In Dispatching For Fire, Ambulance Districts In St. Louis County http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/change-rejected-dispatching-fire-ambulance-districts-st-louis-county <p><em><strong>(Updated 9:55 p.m. Wed., March 12)</strong></em></p><p>The commission currently overseeing fire dispatching for most of St. Louis County has rejected a move by some fire districts to shift operations to St. Louis County's new emergency center.</p><p>Three protection or ambulance districts on the commission for the Central County Emergency 911 had sought the change. But the districts' request appears to be dead, for now, because four votes were needed on the panel before any talks with the county could move forward.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 23:10:51 +0000 Jo Mannies 34344 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Change Rejected In Dispatching For Fire, Ambulance Districts In St. Louis County Ellisville Mayor Files For St. Louis County Council As Area Republicans Regroup http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/ellisville-mayor-files-st-louis-county-council-area-republicans-regroup <p>Ellisville Mayor Adam Paul, who was at the center of a high-profile effort last year to oust him from office, is now seeking to be elected to a new job on the St. Louis County Council.</p><p>Paul filed Monday afternoon for the 7<sup>th</sup> District seat that’s now open, since longtime incumbent Greg Quinn<a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/quinn-wont-run-another-county-council-term"> announced that he wasn’t seeking re-election this fall</a>.</p> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 23:59:23 +0000 Jo Mannies 34138 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Ellisville Mayor Files For St. Louis County Council As Area Republicans Regroup Republicans In Tizzy Over Nieves Possibly Leaving State Senate http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/republicans-tizzy-over-nieves-possibly-leaving-state-senate <p>Until this week, most of the attention directed at state Sen. Brian Nieves, R-Washington, has focused on his outspoken conservatism and his efforts to block some federal gun laws.</p><p>But now the chief question is whether Nieves is preparing to quit the state Capitol.</p><p>Nieves said in two text messages this week, the latest on Friday, that he’s not yet ready to discuss the situation -- but many others are.</p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 22:55:46 +0000 Jo Mannies 34091 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Republicans In Tizzy Over Nieves Possibly Leaving State Senate Politically Speaking: Jane Cunningham On Her Lost District And Union Battles http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/politically-speaking-jane-cunningham-her-lost-district-and-union-battles <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> Fri, 01 Nov 2013 22:07:24 +0000 Chris McDaniel 31110 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Politically Speaking: Jane Cunningham On Her Lost District And Union Battles Political Heavyweights Cunningham, McNary Clash In Race For... Monarch Fire Board? http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/political-heavyweights-cunningham-mcnary-clash-race-monarch-fire-board <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On Tuesday, two political heavyweights will go head to head after a hard-fought campaign in which tens of thousands of dollars have been spent. The office they’re attacking each other over? A seat on the Monarch Fire Protection District Board in West St. Louis County.</span></p> Sun, 31 Mar 2013 09:30:00 +0000 Chris McDaniel 24967 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Political Heavyweights Cunningham, McNary Clash In Race For... Monarch Fire Board? Exit interview: Jane Cunningham on where she's been, and what's next http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/exit-interview-jane-cunningham-where-shes-been-and-whats-next <P></P> <P>A long-time St. Louis County lawmaker is leaving office this year because her Senate district was moved to the Kansas City area.&nbsp; Republican Jane Cunningham of Chesterfield has spent eight years in the Missouri House and four in the Senate, making a name for herself as an outspoken social conservative.&nbsp;</P> <P>During her last visit to the Capitol as an elected official last week, she sat down with St. Thu, 20 Sep 2012 11:35:00 +0000 Marshall Griffin 4644 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Exit interview: Jane Cunningham on where she's been, and what's next Mo. Senator taken to hospital from Capitol http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-senator-taken-hospital-capitol <p><em><strong><font size="3"><font face="Times New Roman"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">Updated&nbsp;5-17-2012, 2:31 p.m.</font></font></font></strong></em></p><p><font size="3"><font face="Times New Roman"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">Missouri Senator Jane Cunningham (R, Chesterfield)&nbsp;has been released from a Jefferson City&nbsp;hospital&nbsp;and is resting at her&nbsp;Capital-area residence.</font></font></font></p> Thu, 17 May 2012 00:51:32 +0000 Marshall Griffin & The Associated Press 3718 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. Senator taken to hospital from Capitol