Alderman Joe Vaccaro

Alderman Joe Vaccaro, attempting rare end run

St. Louis Board of Aldermen Called Back for Special Session

Ne Minimum Wage in St. Louis Gets Second Look


Minimum Wage Filibuster, Defense Mapping Agency Passes

A last-minute plan to raise the city’s minimum wage to $11 an hour has stalled in city hall.


property tax

Board of Alderman Asks Voters for Property Tax Increase

The 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

ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)–Taking his fight for pension reform to a new venue, Mayor Slay pushed a resolution through the police board calling for the saving of 30 officers’ positions slated for cutting — if and only if […]


Alderman Craig Schmid wants his bill to have advantage

Alderman Schmid Refuses to Let Rival Pension Cut Plan Out of His Committee

ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)–The sponsor of a pension reform plan that St. Louis firefighters say they won’t sue over is preparing to make an end run around a rival alderman who is holding up the plan in committee. […]



Aldermen Hot and Cold on Mayor Slay’s Pension Plan for Firefighters

Some aldermen admit they once favored benefits now deemed too expensive


KMOX file photo.

Jamieson/44 Detours Still Causing Frustration

Local residents say motorists are using dangerous alternates


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