CLAYTON, MO–(KMOX)–He lived in $1.4 million Webster Groves mansion at the corner of Gray and McDonald with a tennis court and swimming pool out back. Edward Mueth was billed $21,000 a year in property taxes […]
Charlie Brennan – Tuesday, September 17th – Farshid Etniko Performs at Charlie’s 25th Anniversary Show; Fred Bronstein of SLSO; Bob Soutier of STL Labor Council; and Steve Hanley of MediBeacon
Charlie talks with Farshid of Farshid Etniko; with Fred Bronstein of the STL Symphony Orchestra; with Bob Soutier of the STL Labor Council AFL-CIO on pulling support from Charlie Dooley; and with Steve Hanley, CEO of MediBeacon.
ST. LOUIS–(KMOX)–Some local union leaders tell St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley he’s officially on the outs with organized labor. “We told him that support for his re-election effort doesn’t appear to be there at […]
The council instead moved forward with a measure that would require background and credit checks on police board member appointees, a move the county executive said isn’t helpful.
In a Committee of the Whole meeting before the actual meeting, four members of the seven-person council voted to hold off on the nominations, claiming they need more information.
“This is a dirty game, but it’s the only way they know how to play it. They go after those who are disloyal or threaten the status quo.”
“One of the tactics the Dooley administration used [in 2008] was to replace police board members in order to stack the deck in their favor against then-Chief Jerry Lee.”
“Anytime I think anything is criminal or inappropriate, it is my duty and my responsibility to stand up and say so,” Dotson says.
“This is an apolitical board,” Spence said, “I don’t think my view on one particular issue should come into something that is a volunteer board.”
Despite an FBI investigation, Councilman Greg Quinn, R-Ballwin, says that’s not why his resolution praising Fitch was brought to a vote Tuesday.