St. Louis leaders are urging Missouri lawmakers to approve incentives for Boeing to build a new commercial airplane in their region.
After Colleen Wasinger, R-Town & Country, inquired about the downgrade, St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley responded with a letter last week.
The Missouri Council for a Better Economy sponsored the meeting at a Clayton hotel at which it launched the Better Together project. St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay and St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley were among those who attended.
The press conference Tuesday will be held at Cheshire Inn at the corner of Clayton and Skinker Roads. It is scheduled to start at 1 p.m.
A St. Louis county councilwoman is demanding answers from County Executive Charlie Dooley after Standard & Poor’s downgraded the county’s bond rating last week.
For the past three weeks, County Executive Charlie Dooley has said he will present his nominations the following week. The story was the same Tuesday.
The St. Louis County Council has a copy of the budget and will have its first opportunity to vote on it next Tuesday.
The five-person board has been operating with just two members, one shy of the three-vote quorum, after a series of resignations this summer in the wake of an FBI investigation.
County Executive Charlie Dooley said earlier this week that Spence’s background check came back clean and he was hoping his nominee would be approved in the coming days.
Dooley nominated businessman and former Republican gubernatorial candidate Dave Spence to the board when former chairman Gregory Sansone stepped down in August.