Behind the Headlines: Missouri legislature’s last week, new Ferguson police chief
In our weekly "Behind the Headlines" segment, St. Louis on the Air host Don Marsh discussed the top news stories that caught St. Louisans’ attention this week, with the people who produced them and contributed to them.
This week, we discussed the breaking news of Missouri Senate Minority Leader Joe Keaveny's plans to leave his post early to become an administrative law judge, the end of the Missouri legislative session, Ferguson’s new police chief, and a potential investigation into St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch’s handling of the Darren Wilson grand jury.
- Jason Rosenbaum, St. Louis Public Radio political reporter
- Rachel Lippmann, St. Louis Public Radio reporter
Here are some of the stories we talked about:
- Keaveny's impending resignation will set off a Senate scramble
- Missouri General Assembly heads into final week with fewer matters than usual on its plate
- On the Trail: Through turmoil and chaos, Ferguson's new police chief sees opportunity
- Will judges allow investigation into McCulloch's handling of Ferguson grand jury?
St. Louis on the Air brings you the stories of St. Louis and the people who live, work and create in our region. St. Louis on the Air host Don Marsh and producers Mary Edwards, Alex Heuer and Kelly Moffitt give you the information you need to make informed decisions and stay in touch with our diverse and vibrant St. Louis region.