Aging Teamster retirees in the metro-east are not the only persons dealing with the potential collapse of the financially troubled Central States Pension Fund. Small business owners who employ Teamster union members also face an uncertain future because of the fund's difficulties.
The founding president of Fort Gondo Compound for the Arts on Cherokee st in St. Louis is working on making the 1800 block of State St. into a cultural hotspot with galleries, artist lofts and venues for music, lectures and performance art known as GCADD.
Donald J. Trump closes out the 2016 Republican National Convention with a promise: "I have had a truly great life in business. But now, my sole and exclusive mission is to go to work for our country, to go to work for you."
Dan Stephenson, Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) director of fisheries and Nathan Grider, IDNR aquatics biologist, speak to a group gathered in New Athens. IDNR representatives and State Rep. Jerry Costello answered questions and gave a presentation on the plan to reintroduce the alligator gar in the Kaskaskia River.
Illinois House Rep. Jay Hoffman, D-Belleville, Rep. Dan Beiser, D-Alton, and the Edwardsville Democrat challenging Rep. Dwight Kay, Katie Stuart, were at the steelworkers' union hall Thursday morning to push for extending unemployment benefits for Granite City Steel's idled workers.