Committee for County Progress Endorses Prop A

Committee for County Progress Endorses Prop A

Statement from Mary Jane Judy, President, Committee for County Progress

“This week, the Committee for County Progress (CCP), Jackson County’s largest Democratic political organization, endorsed Proposition A. Prop A, also known as the Local Control Initiative, will appear on the November 6 ballot.

“Proposition A allows the City of St. Louis to regain local control of its police department. In 2010, on a nonbinding referendum, nearly 70% of St. Louis voters voted in favor of local control.

“The CCP understands the importance of local control. Through the …

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Proposition A Ballot Language

Proposition A Ballot Language

2012 Initiative Petitions
Approved for Circulation in Missouri
Statutory Amendment to RSMo Chapters 83, 84, 86 and 105, Relating to Municipal Police Force, Version 7
2012-88

Be it enacted by the people of the State of Missouri as follows:

Sections 84.010 and 84.220 are repealed, Sections 86.200, 86.213, and 105.726 are amended, and seven new sections are enacted, to be known as Sections 84.341, 84.342, 84.343, 84.344, 84.345, 84.346, and 84.347, to read as follows:

 

84.341. No elected or appointed official of the state or any political subdivision thereof shall act …

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St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Legislators hold press conference to back St. Louis city control of police

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Legislators hold press conference to back St. Louis city control of police

Do not call today’s press conference a campaign kickoff.

City leaders have been trying to regain control of the city police department for years. They have campaigned. They have lobbied legislators. They have worked to educate voters.

This year’s effort has no kickoff.

Instead, it has eight field staffers, already organizing community meetings from the Kansas border to the Bootheel. It has widespread support among city leaders. And it has a gaggle of state legislators, meeting today to stand behind the November proposition.

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The Kansas City Star: St. Louis police control gets labor, legislative push

The Kansas City Star: St. Louis police control gets labor, legislative push

Three Missouri lawmakers — one Republican, two Democrats — plan a lunchtime news conference in Jefferson City to endorse Proposition A, the local police control initiative for St. Louis on the statewide ballot in eight weeks.

Some endorsers from our area include state Sens. Jolie Justus and Victor Callahan, both Democrats.

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Capitol Press Conference Today Announces Broad, Bipartisan Support for the Local Control Initiative

Capitol Press Conference Today Announces Broad, Bipartisan Support for the Local Control Initiative

Eighty-seven members of the General Assembly publicly endorse Proposition A… Today, legislators from across Missouri announce their endorsement of Proposition A, the Local Control Initiative. This statewide, bipartisan support is the focal point of a press conference.

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Missouri AFL-CIO Endorses Proposition A

Missouri AFL-CIO Endorses Proposition A

At its state convention, the Missouri AFL-CIO endorsed Proposition A, the Local Control Initiative, which will appear on the November 6 ballot. If Proposition A passes, it will return control of the St. Louis police department back to the people and the City of St. Louis.

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Kansas City Mayor James Endorses Proposition A

Kansas City Mayor James Endorses Proposition A

MAJOR MILESTONES FOR PROP A CAMPAIGN

MAJOR MILESTONES FOR PROP A CAMPAIGN

Today marked two key milestones for Proposition A, the Local Control Initiative. The Missouri Court of Appeals – Western District affirmed the fairness and sufficiency of Proposition A’s ballot language, thereby upholding an earlier decision…

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KMOX Discusses Local Control

KMOX Discusses Local Control

Listen here KMOX News Radio John Hancock and Mike Kelley get the latest on local police control from Brooke Foster who is the spokesperson for the local control campaign.

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164,315 Signatures Submitted to Secretary of State

164,315 Signatures Submitted to Secretary of State

The Safer Missouri Citizens Coalition submitted more than 164,000 voter signatures to the Missouri Secretary of State. These signatures show voters’ support of placing the “A Safer Missouri Initiative” (also known as the “Local Control Initiative”) on the 2012 ballot.

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