Politics

Sunset Hills Mayor Mark Furrer (KMOX file photo)

Impeachment Fever May Be Cooling in Sunset Hills

Bersche says it’s in the best interest of taxpayers to avoid spending $25,000 on impeachment proceedings.

04/14/2015

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Clayton Police Expected Make Announcement About Schweich’s Suicide

UMSL Political Science professor Dave Robertson says Conservative Gubernatorial candidate Catherine Hanaway could be hurt if police announce it was negative campaign tactics that pushed Schweich over the edge.

04/14/2015

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Metro-East Population Declining

New U.S. Census Bureau figures show Madison and St. Clair Illinois are down several thousand residents each

04/12/2015

Justice

Judge Overturns Illinois Order Restricting Union Dues

St. Clair County’s Christopher Kolker takes action against Governor Rauner’s executive decision

04/10/2015

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Missouri Health Care Navigator Law Pre-empted, Court Rules

Federally approved health insurance counsellors in Missouri can continue to provide advice about health plans under a federal appeals court decision issued Friday.

04/10/2015

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Stadium Authority, Gov. Nixon Take Stands On NFL Stadium Financing

RSA asks circuit judge to clarify if no new vote of taxpayers would be necessary

04/10/2015

Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri. Photo: Getty Images,  Jordan McAlister

House Bill Could Force Proof in Wrongful Termination

A fired employee would have to prove discrimination was a motivating factor instead of a contributing factor in wrongful termination.

04/09/2015

File photo of people voting in an election. (Photo by Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

Missouri Mayor Re-Elected Despite Dying Last Month

Voters in the eastern Missouri town of Hillsboro have re-elected Frank Roland Jr. as mayor, even though he died last month.

04/08/2015

A woman enters Our Lady of Guadalupe School to cast her vote on election day in Ferguson, Missouri on April 7, 2015. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

St. Louis County Returns Mixed; Webster Props Fail

In the Mehlville School Board elections, two members were elected: Lisa Dorsey and James Murphy.

04/07/2015

Ella Jones (right) hugs her opponent Adrienne Hawkins, minutes before the polls close. They wished each other luck, and said no matter which one of them is elected, today's vote is a win. (Jessica Machetta/KMOX)

Historic Vote Puts Three African Americans on Ferguson City Council

Nearly 29 percent of the city’s registered voters cast ballots in the April 7 election – more than three times the previous elections’ averages.

04/07/2015

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Missouri Governor Jay Nixon's State of the State address

Gov. Nixon’s 2015 State of the State Address

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.

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