Steve Webb http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Nixon Calls Special Elections For Vacant House Seats http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/nixon-calls-special-elections-vacant-house-seats <p>Gov. Jay Nixon has called special elections for three vacant seats in the Missouri House.&nbsp;</p><p>Nixon scheduled elections on Aug. 5 for the 67<sup>th</sup>, 120<sup>th</sup> and 151<sup>st</sup> House districts. The north St. Louis County-based 67<sup>th</sup> District became vacant after state Rep. Steve Webb, D-Florissant, <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-state-rep-steve-webb-resigns-after-accusations-stealing">resigned after he was charged with campaign finance-related violations.</a></p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 23:15:18 +0000 Jason Rosenbaum 33409 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Nixon Calls Special Elections For Vacant House Seats Mo. State Rep. Steve Webb Resigns After Accusations Of Stealing http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-state-rep-steve-webb-resigns-after-accusations-stealing <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Missouri state Rep. Steve Webb has resigned following charges of numerous campaign finance violations </span><a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-state-rep-accused-stealing-faces-pressure-resign" style="line-height: 1.5;">earlier last month</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p>The Florissant Democrat was charged with a felony count of stealing and seven misdemeanor counts of campaign finance violations.</p> Mon, 02 Dec 2013 23:33:38 +0000 Kelsey Proud & Chris McDaniel 31892 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. State Rep. Steve Webb Resigns After Accusations Of Stealing Mo. State Rep. Accused Of Stealing, Faces Pressure To Resign http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-state-rep-accused-stealing-faces-pressure-resign <p style="margin-top:0in;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:.2in;margin-left:0in; line-height:15.75pt"><strong><em>Updated at 11:05 a.m. 11/7/2013</em></strong></p><p style="margin-top:0in;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:.2in;margin-left:0in; line-height:15.75pt"><span style="font-family: Georgia, serif;">Missouri Rep. Steve Webb, a Democrat from North St. Louis County, was charged Wednesday with numerous counts of campaign finance violations. Webb is facing considerable pressure from his party to step down, but has not decided if he will resign.<o:p></o:p></span></p> Wed, 06 Nov 2013 21:44:41 +0000 Chris McDaniel 31222 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. State Rep. Accused Of Stealing, Faces Pressure To Resign Mo. Legislative Black Caucus opposing workplace discrimination bills http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-legislative-black-caucus-opposing-workplace-discrimination-bills <p>The Legislative Black Caucus is vowing to fight attempts in both the<a href="http://www.house.mo.gov/default.aspx"> Missouri House </a>and<a href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/"> Senate </a>to pass Republican-sponsored workplace discrimination bills.</p><p>Currently, an employee can sue his or her employer if discrimination is found to be a contributing factor in any action taken against that worker.&nbsp; Both&nbsp;<a href="http://www.house.mo.gov/billsummary.aspx?bill=HB1219&amp;year=2012&amp;code=R">House</a> and&nbsp;<a href="http://www.senate.mo.gov/12info/BTS_Web/Bill.aspx?SessionType=R&amp;BillID=9271">Senate versions </a>of the bill would require that discrimination be a motivating factor instead.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;Democrat<a href="http://www.house.mo.gov/member.aspx?year=2012&amp;district=074">&nbsp;Steve Webb </a>of&nbsp;North County&nbsp;chairs the Black Caucus. Mon, 30 Jan 2012 23:41:26 +0000 Marshall Griffin 2969 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. Legislative Black Caucus opposing workplace discrimination bills