At St. Louis Veterans Home Meeting, Residents and Families Voice Support for Improvements and Commission Changes

At St. Louis Veterans Home Meeting, Residents and Families Voice Support for Improvements and Commission Changes ST. LOUIS – On Saturday, at a meeting with Veterans and families at the St. Louis Home, Missouri Veterans Commission Chair Tim Noonan, Interim Executive Director Grace Link and St. Louis Veterans Home Interim Administrator Stan Smith provided an update on procedural and staffing changes that are already resulting in significant progress at the home. The most significant changes…

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Governor Greitens Announces FY19 Budget Proposal

Today, Governor Eric Greitens outlined his FY19 budget proposal at a press conference in the Governor’s Office. The Governor’s budget proposal includes increases in funding for infrastructure, education, public safety, and programs to protect Missouri’s most vulnerable children—funded by reductions in spending on higher education institutions, efficiencies in Medicaid spending, and other smaller reductions in government spending. “The budget we’re introducing today is a common-sense, conservative budget. We’re watching out for the tax dollars of…

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Governor Greitens Announces New Proposal to Fund Key Infrastructure Projects

Governor Greitens Announces New Proposal to Fund Key Infrastructure Projects Today, Governor Eric Greitens announced his proposal for a new state program to provide communities with matching funds for infrastructure improvements that will help create jobs. Statement from Governor Greitens: “Our top priority is more jobs and higher pay for the people of Missouri. When I’m talking with people about how to bring more paychecks and bigger paychecks to Missouri, they often tell me that…

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Governor Greitens Outlines Principles for Tax Reform

Today, Governor Eric Greitens announced the principles for his plan for state tax reform. “For too long, our tax system has benefited special interests. Our tax plan puts working families first. We’re simplifying the tax code so small shops can compete with big businesses. We’re cutting taxes on people that work hard so they can keep more money in their pocket. And we’re doing it in a responsible, revenue-neutral way so we don’t put our…

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Governor Greitens launches rural broadband initiative

Today Governor Eric Greitens announced that the Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) in partnership with the Missouri Department of Agriculture is launching a new statewide initiative to expand broadband infrastructure in unserved and underserved areas. Missouri’s rural communities are at a competitive disadvantage when it comes to business development, healthcare, and farming techniques because of a lack of high-speed internet. “We are working for every single Missourian. That’s why we’re proud to announce today…

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IndyCar champion Josef Newgarden to meet fans at St. Louis Auto Show

January 11, 2018, St. Louis Region – Verizon IndyCar Series champion and inaugural Bommarito Automotive Group 500 winner Josef Newgarden will greet fans and sign autographs in the Gateway Motorsports Park booth at the St. Louis Auto Show at the Dome at America’s Center in downtown St. Louis. Newgarden, who won four INDYCAR races in 2017 en route to the championship, will greet fans and sign autographs in the Gateway Motorsports Park booth on Saturday,…

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John J. Pershing VA Medical Center Director Urges Healthy Choices, VA Enrollment

This time of year, New Year’s resolutions are on everyone’s mind. At the John J. Pershing VA Medical Center, we like to look at the new year as a chance to renew our pledge to provide the care our Veterans have earned and deserve. If you are a Veteran with health-conscious 2018 goals of becoming more active, quitting smoking, learning how to cook healthier meals, or just being more proactive about your healthcare, we can…

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Emergency Permit Issued by USDA

USDA Issues Permit for Santa’s Reindeer WASHINGTON, Dec. 22, 2017 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) today issued a movement permit to Mr. S. Claus of the North Pole, a broker with Worldwide Gifts, Unlimited. The permit will allow reindeer to enter and exit the United States between the hours of 7 p.m. December 24, 2017 and 7 a.m. December 25, 2017, through or over any U.S.…

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Free Computer Classes at Your Poplar Bluff Library!

Designed for the new computer user of any age and presented at a relaxed pace. All classes are free and open to the public. You are encouraged to repeat these classes as many times as you wish. To register, fill out the online form or call (573) 686 – 8639. ________________________________________ Windows 10 Click to Register Januray 9 | 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm February 6 | 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm You’ve got your…

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If you care about veterans, this will make you angry.

“If you care about veterans, this will make you angry. A Democrat State Senator, Jill Schupp, was asked about the mistreatment of veterans at the St. Louis Veterans Home. Why weren’t some of them getting their meds on time, or given enough water to drink, or left in dirty clothes? Her answer: “Sometimes things happen where a person refuses to take his medication, refuses to allow you to change his clothing or refuses to drink…

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