Last week, Secretary Hillary Clinton detailed her economic plans for America. Part of that speech included that she will defend and improve the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Hillary said that for her, “that includes giving Americans, in every state, a choice of a public option health insurance plan that will help everybody afford coverage, it[…]
CLAYTON • St. Louis County on Tuesday became the first jurisdiction in Missouri to enact a program aimed at monitoring the sale of prescription drugs, specifically the opioids experts call the entry point to heroin abuse. The unanimous County Council vote came hours after the Missouri House gave initial approval to a bill that would[…]
The program builds on Eisenhower Fellowships’ nearly two decades of professional exchange programs with China aimed at advancing bilateral dialogue and understanding between the two nations. Since 1995, nearly 100 Chinese emerging leaders have traveled to the U.S. on individualized Eisenhower Fellowships to meet with the leading experts in their fields.
Gate Way Group’s Managing Partner David Jackson detailed the funding problem with Missouri roads and bridges on ABC 30’s Allman Report Thursday evening. “Less than 10% of Missouri voters think our roads are in bad shape,” said Jackson. “School buses are driving across deficient bridges every day and parents have no idea.”
The St. Louis Business Journal recently named David M. Jackson to its 2014 “30 Under 30” class. David is the managing partner of the Gate Way Group, the lobbying and association-management division of public-affairs and advocacy firm Pelopidas, LLC.
The Business Journal selects prominent business leaders and entrepreneurs each year for this prestigious award. These young professionals are chosen from a diverse group of candidates across the St. Louis region, with past winners ranging from Jessica Schanbacher, Senior Vice President of Associated Bank, to Don Calloway, a former Missouri State Representative who now serves as Director of National Affairs at Anheuser-Busch in Washington, D.C.
As the managing partner of the Gate Way Group, David is responsible for shaping the legislative strategy and vision for Gate Way’s broad lobbying and association management client base that stretches across nearly every business sector. In addition to managing relationships with hundreds of local, state, and federal elected officials, David and his team work with other divisions in the Pelopidas, LLC network to integrate digital media, events, and data strategies into a multidimensional, customized action plan for each client, policy initiative, and brand.
Watch President Pro-Tem Senator Tom Dempsey (R-St. Charles) give a brief recap of the first half of the 2014 legislative session.
Watch the Missouri House of Representatives debate medical malpractice reform on the House floor. The measure passed with 94 votes and will now go to the Senate for debate.