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02 September 2010

Keaveny: Four Briefs

Metro Update
A recent article published in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch revealed a growing problem throughout our city — unsightly trash at Metro Bus Stops. However, steps are now underway to address the fast food bags, bottles, newspapers, and cigarette butts that litter the sidewalks around these stops. Click here to read more.

COPE24 - Teaching Parenting Skills
Did you know that 30 percent of abused and neglected children will later abuse their own children? In our country, it is estimated that for every 1,000 children, there are approximately 15 cases of substantiated abuse and neglect. Sadly, our state's rate mirrors this national figure. Click here to read more.

Senator Keaveny In the Classroom
Now that the school year is well underway for many districts in the St. Louis area, I would like to offer teachers the opportunity for me to visit classrooms throughout the 4th Senatorial District sometime in September, October, or November to talk about government, read a book to students, or just stop by for a visit. As your state senator, this is a great way for me to get acquainted with the students and let them know I care very much about their education and their future in our state. Click here to read more.

Legislation Enacted Into Law
On Aug. 28, most bills passed by the General Assembly during the 2010 legislative session and signed by the governor became law. Some measures were previously enacted while others have specified future effective dates other than Aug. 28, which falls 90 days after the constitutional end of session. Click here to read more.

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