RCGA http://news.stlpublicradio.org en McCaskill backs cigarette tax increase, even if it costs her supporters http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mccaskill-backs-cigarette-tax-increase-even-if-it-costs-her-supporters <p>Democratic US Senator Claire McCaskill is throwing her support behind the November ballot initiative that would raise the cigarette tax in Missouri. If approved, <a href="http://www.sos.mo.gov/elections/2012ballot/PropB.asp">the initiative would</a> increase the current cigarette tax from the lowest in the nation at 17 cents, to 90 cents.</p><p> Tue, 11 Sep 2012 17:22:00 +0000 Chris McDaniel 4565 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org McCaskill backs cigarette tax increase, even if it costs her supporters RCGA hire hopes for a mentality of abundance in St. Louis http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/rcga-hire-hopes-mentality-abundance-st-louis <p>As Dick Fleming prepares to leave the <a href="http://www.stlrcga.org/">St. Louis Regional Chamber &amp; Growth Association</a>, and his successor <a href="http://www.greaterlouisville.com/GLI/">Joe Reagan</a> gets ready to move to town from Louisville, they both took time to join us today on <em>St. Louis on the Air</em>. &nbsp;You can hear their entire conversation <a href="http://www.stlpublicradio.org/programs/slota/archivedetail.php?date='2011-12-14'">in the archives</a>. &nbsp;In the meantime, here are some highlights from our conversation with Reagan:</p><p> Wed, 14 Dec 2011 22:41:32 +0000 Libby Franklin 2681 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org RCGA hire hopes for a mentality of abundance in St. Louis RCGA names Louisville's Reagan as new president and CEO http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/rcga-names-louisvilles-reagan-new-president-and-ceo <p><em>St. Louis on the Air <a href="http://www.stlpublicradio.org/programs/slota/archivedetail.php?date=%272011-12-14%27">will be talking about these recent developments at the RCGA on Wednesday</a>. Join us!</em></p><p>The newest head of St. Louis&#39; <a href="http://www.stlrcga.org/x64.xml">Regional Chamber and Growth Association</a> comes to the St. Louis region by way of Louisville, Ky.</p><p>Joe Reagan, president of <a href="http://www.greaterlouisville.com/GLI/">Greater Louisville, Inc.</a> will be the RCGA&#39;s new president and CEO effective Feb. 1, 2012.</p> Mon, 12 Dec 2011 19:11:29 +0000 Kelsey Proud 2659 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org RCGA names Louisville's Reagan as new president and CEO Morning headlines: Wednesday, October 5, 2011 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-wednesday-october-5-2011 <p><strong>RCGA: Economic impact of first-round playoffs $5.2 million</strong></p><p>The St. Louis Regional Chamber and Growth Association says the economic impact of the Cardinals in the first-round playoffs approaches $5.2 million per game, based on the typical game drawing a capacity crowd.</p><p>The association says that if the Cardinals played all possible games through the World Series, the impact would approach that of having the 2009 All-Star Game in St. Louis at more than $56 million.</p> Wed, 05 Oct 2011 14:21:15 +0000 Julie Bierach & The Associated Press 2188 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Wednesday, October 5, 2011 Fleming to resign from RCGA http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/fleming-resign-rcga <p>The president and CEO of the <a href="http://www.stlrcga.org/">St. Louis Regional Chamber &amp; Growth Association</a> will step down by the end of this year.</p><p>Dick Fleming made the announcement Thursday.</p><p>He will continue to lead the RCGA until the board chooses his successor.</p><p>Fleming says the St. Louis region works together much better than it did when he first joined the RCGA back in 1994.</p> Thu, 20 Jan 2011 22:19:21 +0000 Maria Altman 364 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Fleming to resign from RCGA