Richard Clay http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Clay says he wasn’t behind consolidating congressional districts http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/clay-says-he-wasn-t-behind-consolidating-congressional-districts <p>Congressman Lacy Clay is asking fellow St. Louis Democrat Russ Carnahan to knock it off with claims that he was in cahoots with Republicans to consolidate St. Louis&#39;s two congressional districts</p><p>Both Clay and Carnahan are vying for the Democratic nomination for the 1<sup>st</sup><sup> </sup>Congressional District.</p><p>The issue has become a bit of a he-said-he-said between the former congressional allies, and Clay says he&#39;s just trying to get the facts straight.</p> Wed, 04 Jul 2012 03:15:18 +0000 Tim Lloyd 4050 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Clay says he wasn’t behind consolidating congressional districts Morning headlines: Tuesday, February 28, 2012 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-tuesday-february-28-2012 <p><strong>Mo. lawmakers seek requirements for officials involved in economic development projects</strong></p><p>A House panel heard testimony Monday on eight measures aimed at increasing scrutiny of businesses that ask for government money. The legislation would require local governments to get insurance for municipal bonds for economic development projects and to hold public hearings before issuing bonds.</p><p>State and local officials would also have to share information they have about companies seeking development incentives.</p> Tue, 28 Feb 2012 15:31:28 +0000 Julie Bierach & The Associated Press 3161 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Tuesday, February 28, 2012 Nixon commutes death sentence for Clay http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/nixon-commutes-death-sentence-clay <p><em><strong>UPDATED 6:08 p.m. Jan. 10, 2011 with comment from Clay's attorney:</strong></em></p><p>Last week we told you that <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/supporters-richard-clay-ask-mo-gov-jay-nixon-halt-his-execution">supporters of Richard Clay asked Mo. Gov. Jay Nixon to halt Clay's execution</a>. Well, now it seems that Nixon has granted their request.</p><p>The governor issued the following statement this afternoon:</p> Mon, 10 Jan 2011 21:35:26 +0000 Marshall Griffin & Kelsey Proud 287 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Nixon commutes death sentence for Clay ACLU says Mo. running out of execution drug http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/aclu-says-mo-running-out-execution-drug <p>The <a href="http://www.aclu-em.org/">ACLU of Eastern Missouri</a> says it has learned that the state is running out of its supply of one of the three drugs used in executions.</p><p>The ACLU says the state has 50 units of <a href="http://people.howstuffworks.com/lethal-injection4.htm">sodium thiopental</a>, but it expires March 1.</p><p>The state is preparing for the <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/execution-date-set-mo-inmate-richard-clay">execution of Richard Clay next week</a>.</p> Thu, 06 Jan 2011 21:27:02 +0000 Julie Bierach 260 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org ACLU says Mo. running out of execution drug Supporters of Richard Clay ask Mo. Gov. Jay Nixon to halt his execution http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/supporters-richard-clay-ask-mo-gov-jay-nixon-halt-his-execution <p>The family of Missouri death row inmate Richard Clay and an anti-death penalty group are asking Governor Jay Nixon to halt Clay's scheduled execution next week.</p><p>Clay was sentenced to die for the 1994 shooting death of Randy Martindale in New Madrid.&nbsp; But his supporters say authorities arrested, tried and convicted the wrong person.</p><p> Tue, 04 Jan 2011 22:29:47 +0000 Marshall Griffin 239 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Supporters of Richard Clay ask Mo. Gov. Jay Nixon to halt his execution