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Report Released Outlining Recorder of Deeds Nepotism Scandal

A report out from the St. Louis City Counselor’s office sheds more light on the nepotism scandal that forced Recorder of Deeds Sharon Carpenter to resign this summer.

09/19/2014

The Laclede Gas Building at 720 Olive St. downtown. (Photo via owner Hertz Investment Group's website.)

Board of Aldermen Nears Passage of Laclede Gas TIF

By a vote of 24-1, the board perfected the language on the tax increment financing (TIF) deal to help Laclede Friday.

12/06/2013

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Board of Aldermen Considering Veteran Hiring Bill

The bill calls for a point system that would be added to a veteran’s civil service examination score with disabled veterans receiving a higher score.

11/08/2013

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Show Me-Institute Opposes TIF Funding for Laclede Gas Move

The St. Louis Board of Aldermen must now consider a proposed $8.1 million tax break for Laclede Gas to move to a different building downtown.

11/01/2013

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Fewer Federal Dollars Leave Community Education Program in Doubt

Community Education, a program that previously received more than $370,000, was left out this year, to the dismay of many who attended the meeting.

10/17/2013

Pres. of Board of Aldermen Wants Cameras in Committee Meetings

Lewis Reed plans to introduce a measure at Friday’s board meeting.

10/10/2013

Developer Paul McKee at state appeals court, (KMOX/file photo)

Northside Redevelopment Plan Faces Aldermanic Hearing

That tax increment financing plan needs the blessing of the Housing and Urban Development Committee. Aldermen say residents in their ward aren’t all happy with McKee.

09/13/2013

North Side Alderman Gathers Feedback on Legal Prostitution Proposal

Alderman Boyd stresses that the return of brothels to St. Louis wasn’t his idea but when a constituent mentioned the idea a couple weeks ago, he felt the need to hear further feedback.

09/10/2013

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St. Louis City Board of Aldermen Pass I-70, Archgrounds ‘Lid’ Plan

The bill would put a grassy lid over the downtown depressed lanes of I-70 and reroute Memorial Drive.

07/03/2013

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New Marijuana Law Takes Effect Saturday in St. Louis

The new law was sponsored by Alderman Shane Cohn who was leaving for California Friday to run in a marathon and says he thinks pot smoking is a bad health decision.

05/31/2013

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