Clean Energy Bill on the Agenda for Board of AldermenThe Board of Aldermen will be discussing a resolution today that could make St. Louis commit to clean energy.
Alderman Explains Opposition to Police BillJohn Muhammad's staunch refusal to back Joe Vaccaro's measure this week effectively killed the bill.
McCaskill Meets with Trump on Tax ReformsSenator Claire McCaskill says she had a productive meeting with President Donald Trump over his proposed tax plan.
ACLU Files Suit Against St. Louis PoliceThe American Civil Liberties Union asks a federal judge to rule whether St. Louis police violated the Constitutional rights of Stockley verdict protesters.
Trump And The New Politics of Honoring War DeadDemocratic Sen. Tammy Duckworth of Illinois, an Iraq veteran who lost both legs when her helicopter was attacked, said: "I just wish that this commander in chief would stop using Gold Star families as pawns in whatever sick game he's trying to play here.''
Illinois State's Attorney May Expand Opioid Crisis LawsuitHe says he may expand that lawsuit.
Illinois Prepared For Higher Obamacare Premiums, Missouri Still ReviewingIllinois officials say those receiving subsidies should be okay. Missouri still studying impact.
St. Louis County Police Pay Raises Nearing VoteAfter Tuesday night's county council action, members may decide as soon as October 31st how to allocate Proposition P funds.
Illinois Borrows $1.5B at Reduced Interest to Pay Down DebtIt's more borrowed money. But the Republican governor announced a sale Tuesday of $1.5 billion in general obligation bonds at an interest rate of 3.5 percent.
St. Louis Aldermen Vote Down Pro-Police ResolutionAlderman Terry Kennedy warned putting the resolution on the floor of the full board would cause a "firestorm."
St. Louis County Police Raises -- Held for Politics or Fiscal Responsibility?"What I'm trying to do is make sure that we save some of the Proposition P money for an expected need on the pension side and we don't appropriate that money to other items," Page explained. Stenger accused Page of holding "overdue police raises hostage."
New Public Safety Director Continues Police Chief SearchSt. Louis could have a new police chief by Christmas.