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Examining the Effectiveness of Mental Health Programs

During transparency hearings last week, the Budget and Appropriations – Health, Mental Health, and Social Services committees heard testimony on numerous state programs, including those that support Missourians with mental health needs and developmental disabilities. 585 more words

Committee Work

RT: ‘Police riot’: Ferguson citizens want $40mn for police brutality and humiliation

Published time: August 29, 2014 09:58

Police in riot gear detain a demonstrator protesting against the shooting of Michael Brown, in Ferguson, Missouri August 19, 2014. 860 more words


$40 million lawsuit slams Ferguson police actions during recent protests

By Catherine E. Shoichet and AnneClaire Stapleton


(CNN) — In a $40 million federal lawsuit, five people arrested recently in Ferguson, Missouri, accuse police of using “wanton and excessive force” and treating U.S. 573 more words


Mo. Unveils Aid Effort To Ferguson Businesses

ST. LOUIS (CBS St. Louis/AP) — Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says the state is committing $1 million in support to businesses affected by a St. Louis suburb’s racial unrest that followed the shooting death of an unarmed black 18-year-old by a white police officer. 265 more words


Funding government by fines and penalties

Back in the 1950s and 1960s, I used to talk about rural justices of the peace whose incomes were drawn from the fines they levied.  You can’t have impartial justice when your judge as a financial incentive to find you guilty.  729 more words

Abuse Of Power

Ferguson Area Business Owners Ask for Help From St. Louis County

FERGUSON, Mo. (KMOX) - Ferguson area business owners are asking the county to help after the crisis in Ferguson caused them to close their doors. 203 more words


Cake 132—Maritz (118 cakes left)

Maritz primarily helps businesses increase their productivity. Edward Maritz started the company as the E. Maritz Jewelry Manufacturing Company in 1894. The business became one of the leading wholesale jewelry distributors. 131 more words

Cakeway To The West