Minimum Wage Raise May Exclude Workers With DisabilitiesA committee of St. Louis Aldermen passed a bill to exempt workers at disabled workshops from the city's upcoming minimum wage hike.
Illinois Schools Back Rauner's Plan to Undo School MandatesThe plan is to eliminate state mandates that they say sometimes forces them to lay off reading instructors.
East STL Teachers Ready to Strike If NecessaryA spokesperson for the teachers says a passed vote gave the union power to call for a strike if they feel necessary.
Mehlville Not Allowing Teachers Out of ContractsThe Mehlville School Board will meet Thursday to begin discussing just what type of tax levy increase they'll put on the November ballot.
Minimum Wage and Defense-Mapping on Aldermen's AgendaThe minimum wage and other contentious issues are on the agenda as the St. Louis Board of Aldermen meets for its final session before summer break this morning.
Pot-Lifer Jeff Mizanskey Headed to Parole Board, Asks for Letters Supporting ReleaseJeff Mizanskey gets a second chance at freedom Aug. 6 when he goes before the Jefferson City Correctional Center parole board.
Bill Establishing Civilian Oversight Board Effective TodayThe city of St. Louis is now accepting applications to become one of seven members on the board.
New Monarch Board Member Calls for TruceRick Gans fills out fiscally Conservative board.
Search On for Police Civilian Review Board Panelists Who Don't Have Ax to GrindSome aldermen say they want panel members who don't have a bias - for or against - the police.
Belleville Considers Suing After Plans for Replacement Hospital in O'Fallon, Ill. ApprovedThe vote clears the way for the hospital to build a $300 million hospital in O'Fallon, Illinois, to replace the 60-year-old facility in downtown Belleville.
Swyers Resigns from Monarch Fire Protection BoardSteve Swyers says when Board President Robin Harris spent $20,000 in taxpayer money on a newsletter that promoted his accomplishments right before the election, that was the last straw.
St. Louis Aldermen Vote to Create Civilian Review BoardThe new board will have oversight in St. Louis city only and will have no say in nearby Ferguson.

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