Police are now looking for Ian McCarthy from Clinton who shot and killed a Clinton Police officer last night.
White House Leaks:
The Department of Justice announced that their focus on finding leaks inside the White House wouldn't be targeted to journalists.
There are now fake Solar Eclipse glasses, so be mindful of which ones you buy.
- Vendors may be selling ‘fake’ solar eclipse glasses. Here’s how to make sure yours are real. (Washington Post)
Express Scripts gave money to Governor Greitens for his inauguration and many questioned what they would later get in exchange for their donation. Now we are learning what they are getting. If it were a Democrat in office doing this, wouldn't Republicans be up in arms?
- Greitens faces more ‘dark money’ questions over no-bid contract with Express Scripts. (Kansas City Star)
- Governor appoints two University of Missouri curators. (St. Louis Post Dispatch)
- Express Scripts gave $10,000 for Gov. Greitens' inauguration. (St. Louis Business Journal)
Lt. Governor Mike Parson is the only state wide elected official who took gifts from lobbyists in the first six months in office. $2,752 worth.
- Missouri lieutenant governor alone takes lobbyist gifts. (Washinton Times)
The Mooch has been in touch with a Hollywood producer about doing something with his short-lived role at the White House.
- Scaramucci wants to turn his short-lived DC career into a sitcom. (New York Post)
More than 60% of Nissan workers in Mississippi voted against the United Auto Workers Union.
- Nissan Workers in Mississippi Reject Union Bid by U.A.W. (New York Times)
- Nissan Mississippi workers vote heavily against unionization. (Reuters)
- Vehicle Assembly Plant Fact Sheet - Canton, Mississippi. (Nissan)
St. Louis tried to raise their minimum wage inside the city, but was told they couldn't do it. Now businesses are saying they will raise their pay for workers anyway. Didn't they know they could do this without the government telling them they had to?
- More than 100 St. Louis businesses opt to keep $10 minimum wage, despite new state law. (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)
Tomorrow voters in Kansas City will head to the polls to vote on a $10 minimum wage.
- KC-area voters will weigh in Tuesday on streetcar, minimum wage, tax questions. (Kansas City Star)
Last week the St. Louis chapter of the NAACP called out the national arm and said that their travel advisory would hurt businesses that were owned by blacks... but for some reason now they are falling in line.
- St. Louis County NAACP now backs travel advisory issued by national group. (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)