Tag Archives: McCaskill

Light Local Voter Turnout Backs Redmon, Not Prop A

The polls closed Tuesday evening with just over 28% of registered Scotland County voters participating in the August Primary Election to help select party candidates for the November election and also decide the fate of Proposition A. Scotland County voters failed to support the so called Right-to-Work act, Senate Bill 19, casting 485 no votes […]

Memphis Volunteer Firefighters Awarded Federal Grant for New Gear  

U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill announced $12,600 in federal funding has been awarded to the Memphis Volunteer Fire Department for the purchase of 12 sets of new gear. “Ensuring our first responders have the very best equipment is essential—it saves lives and protects the brave men and women who sacrifice so much to keep our communities […]

McCaskill Voices Opposition to Pension Cuts for 2.6 Million Workers

Senator: Sharply cutting worker pensions, including for 50,000 Missourians, mid-career or mid-retirement isn’t fair WASHINGTON — U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill recently called on the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to maintain retirement benefits for 2.6 million federal workers, approximately 50,000 of whom live and work in Missouri. She joined 25 of her Senate colleagues in […]

Decades-Long Battle Over State-Line Mailing Addresses Finally Resolved

For decades, a small number of Scotland County residents in the northern most part of the state have been battling with the United States Postal Service regarding their state of residency. Despite the fact their property was legally located south of the state line, the USPS insisted on maintaining Iowa mailing addresses for the Missouri […]

Citing Danger to Vital Service and American Jobs, McCaskill Slams U.S. House for Postal Reform Delay

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Claire McCaskill, who successfully passed legislation in the Senate to protect rural communities in Missouri from losing their post offices, released the following statement as the U.S. House of Representatives’ three month-long delay on the legislation resulted in the Postal Service’s first-ever default: “There’s just no excuse for members of the […]