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Shuttered businesses in Detroit, MI (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Plan to Ease License Tax for Start-Up Businesses

Some find it way too hard to start a business in St. Louis. So, there’s a plan to be proposed at the Board of Alderman meeting on Friday, to make business licenses easier and cheaper to acquire.

06/11/2015

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Alderman French Seeks to Create Another Review Committee

Alderman Antonio French is fighting for the creation of another committee to review police shootings-not referring to the recently created Civilian Review Board.

06/10/2015

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Slay’s Minimum Wage Increase to Face Legal Challenge

BJC HealthCare is raising its minimum wage, but a legal fight is expected for St. Louis City to increase its wages.

06/09/2015

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Slay Announces Plan to Raise St. Louis Minimum Wage

Mayor Slay has announced his plans to raise the minimum wage to 15 dollars an hour in St. Louis by 2020.

06/05/2015

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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.

05/21/2015

Lewis Reed. Photo: KMOX

Reed Proposes Bill to Approve $180 Mill. Bond Issue

St. Louis city voters may be asked this summer to raise their property taxes to pay for new equipment for the police and fire departments, along with other capital improvements citywide.

05/08/2015

Aldermen Scott Ogilvie (KMOX/Kevin Killeen)

Board of Aldermen Passes Foreclosure Mediation Ordinance

The measure was sponsored by Aldermanic President Lewis Reed and still needs the signature of Mayor Slay.

02/08/2013

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