Mike Jones http://news.stlpublicradio.org en New Normandy Begins With Advice, Determination To Change http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/new-normandy-begins-advice-determination-change <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Before he gave the oath of office to the five appointed members of the new board of the Normandy Schools Collaborative Tuesday, state school board vice president Mike Jones also gave them some advice.</span></p><p>First, he told them that what they are doing is not community service, it is public service.</p><p>The difference?</p><p>“The community is always grateful for your service,” Jones said. “The public always is not.”</p><p>Then, he noted that while the Missouri state school board may have confirmed their appointments, the big job ahead is theirs.</p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 22:06:50 +0000 Dale Singer 37696 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org New Normandy Begins With Advice, Determination To Change Dooley Aide Unloads On Stenger At Rancorous Council Meeting http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/dooley-aide-unloads-stenger-rancorous-council-meeting <p class="p1">A top aide to St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley unleashed scathing criticism Tuesday at his boss’ Democratic rival for county executive.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It was part of yet another highly charged county council meeting filled with arguments, insults, recriminations and heated confrontations.</span></p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 04:59:11 +0000 Jason Rosenbaum 37490 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Dooley Aide Unloads On Stenger At Rancorous Council Meeting Dooley advisor Jones nominated to Mo. Board of Education http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/dooley-advisor-jones-nominated-mo-board-education <p>Mike Jones, Senior policy advisor to St. Louis County Executive <a href="http://www.stlouisco.com/YourGovernment/CountyExecutive">Charlie A. Dooley</a>, has been nominated to the Missouri state Board of Education.</p><p>Missouri Governor <a href="http://governor.mo.gov/">Jay Nixon</a> announced his nomination via press release today.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> Mon, 14 Feb 2011 17:06:44 +0000 Kelsey Proud 523 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Dooley advisor Jones nominated to Mo. Board of Education China Eastern Airlines to talk with Lambert Airport, furthers trade possibilities http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/china-eastern-airlines-talk-lambert-airport-furthers-trade-possibilities <p>St. Louis is one big step closer to securing a potentially lucrative trade partnership with China.</p><p>The Midwest-China Hub Commission announced today that <a href="http://www.flychinaeastern.us/ctva781/flight.do;jsessionid=DE5F98F602BE1C9F55D1615FB1A9E1D8">China Eastern Airlines</a> has agreed to open up talks with <a href="http://www.lambert-stlouis.com/">Lambert-St. Louis International Airport</a>.</p><p>The step signals that the plan has moved out of the plausibility phase and into a logistical phase.</p> Wed, 19 Jan 2011 22:17:15 +0000 Adam Allington 352 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org China Eastern Airlines to talk with Lambert Airport, furthers trade possibilities