Stadium task force co-chair Dave Peacock counters: plan must “make sense and provide benefit for all.”
“We are moving this quickly,” Blitz says. “We have a new judge who’s willing to get up to speed on what’s been filed in the case, and he’s going to give us a very good hearing on the 25th.”
The federal prosecutor in St. Louis comes to the rescue of state prosecutors frustrated with Missouri’s gun laws.
Sen. Kraus says he’s not likely to support a gas tax hike, and said his biggest concern is how the state is spending over $400 million a year paying back bonds.
Republican Sen. Ryan Silvey, R-Kansas City, filed legislation Thursday to block the sale or refinancing of bonds by Gov. Jay Nixon to fund a new NFL stadium.
One day after Gov. Jay Nixon’s administration told legislators it could float bonds without their approval for a new St. Louis football stadium, a resolution was offered in the state Senate to shut the door on the idea.
Transforming the Missouri Department of Transportation headquarters into a space for legislative and executive branch employees is among the projects that could be funded with new bond revenue.
A longtime critic of using taxpayer funding for stadiums is saying good riddance to the St. Louis Rams if they do end up going to L.A.
Gov. Jay Nixon is planning to tour the nooks and crannies of the Missouri Capitol to get a firsthand look at repairs that could be financed through a bonding plan.
Charlie with Stock Market Strategist Al Goldman; and with Amelia Bond of the Greater Saint Louis Community Foundation.