St. Louis – If your health insurance covers prescriptions, you are probably a customer of a pharmacy benefit management company, such as St. Louis-based Express Scripts. These are third-party administrators for prescription drug programs, and they make up one of the few industries growing during this recession.
These so-called PBMs are poised for even more growth, as baby boomers age and Congress prepares to insure more Americans.
St. Louis – Local dignitaries and officials with the St. Louis Art Museum gathered in Forest Park Tuesday to officially start the Museum's $130 million expansion, the most significant expansion in its history.
Contractors began preliminary work on the project in December, after a year-long delay caused by the slumping economy.
St. Louis – There is no shortage of when it comes to explaining the reasons behind the economic recession, and what it will take to recover.
One such voice recognizable to public radio listeners is former Labor Secretary Robert Reich, a frequent commentator Marketplace. Reich will appear in St. Louis tonight (Jan. 19) as part of Maryville University's St. Louis Speakers Series.
ST. LOUIS – There are currently three bills that have been filed that would restore local control of the police department two in the Senate and one in the House.
Now, faced with a ballooning budget deficit predicted to reach 1.2 billion in fiscal 2011 the city says it could save $7 million by cutting the strings between the police department and Jefferson City.