Aldermen Vote to Put Sales Tax Increase for Police on BallotIn addition to covering pay raises, the bill provides the required matching raises for firefighters, plus more funding for the circuit attorney's office.
City Officials Warn Residents of Recent CarjackingsAlderman Joe Vaccaro says the suspects appear to be following their victims, waiting for the right moment to strike.
St. Louis Board of Aldermen Called Back for Special SessionNe Minimum Wage in St. Louis Gets Second Look
Minimum Wage Filibuster, Defense Mapping Agency PassesA last-minute plan to raise the city’s minimum wage to $11 an hour has stalled in city hall.
Board of Alderman Asks Voters for Property Tax IncreaseThe St. Louis Board of Aldermen is moving toward passing a bill that would ask city voters to raise their property taxes in August to pay for new police and fire department equipment.
Mayor Slay Tempts Police Board with Funds Tied to Possible Cuts to Firefighters' Pensions
Alderman Schmid Refuses to Let Rival Pension Cut Plan Out of His Committee
Aldermen Hot and Cold on Mayor Slay's Pension Plan for FirefightersSome aldermen admit they once favored benefits now deemed too expensive
Jamieson/44 Detours Still Causing FrustrationLocal residents say motorists are using dangerous alternates