Alderman Joe Vaccaro wants more police, and says in 2008, St. Louis voters approved Proposition S, a sales tax increase, that’s still being paid today.
Black elected officials from St. Louis say a half-dollar more would raise millions for early childhood education
“No spirit. No jobs. No anything,” presidential hopeful says.
A former East St. Louis mayor defeated in his April re-election bid has now been hired as city manager at an annual salary of $100,000, twice his mayoral pay, as his successor says the municipal government faces a nearly $6 million budget shortfall.
Chris Sommers who sits on the taxi commission says the commission is being anti-competitive.
Former president Jimmy Carter revealed Thursday that he has cancer in four spots on his brain.
White won his first election in 1998 with 55 percent of the vote, and easily won reelection four times.
“I’m happy to come back and help serve my city,” Parks told KMOX News after the decision.
“This is not just about the police shooting a young man,” Moore said. “It’s about life, period. About what’s acceptable and what’s not.”
Most of Missouri’s potential Republican candidates for governor expressed opposition Thursday to raising taxes for transportation funding, as they gathered under the same tent with other politicians to shake hands with voters at the Missouri State Fair.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon implored lawmakers to embrace policies that “foster healing and hope” Wednesday as he delivered his first State of the State address since the unrest that erupted over the fatal police shooting of a black 18-year-old in Ferguson.