City counselor Winston Calvert says he’s ready to defend the city’s right to set its own minimum wage, based on the city charter.
He says his staff was on the phone with Charter executives as soon as news of the purchase broke Tuesday morning.
As TV watchers increasingly look online for their fix, cable companies are bulking up. In the latest round, Charter Communications is buying Time Warner Cable for $55.33 billion.
Charter is the fourth-largest cable company in the U.S, while Bright House is the sixth biggest.
Former St. Louis area based telecommunications giant has not explained reason for outage
The cable TV company plans to move into a building that Western Union closed in 2008.
“Lets have our citizens look out for those people, lets have our citizens look out for each other,” Mayor Alvin Parks told KMOX.
For the second time in a month, a worker has been attacked while doing their job in East St. Louis.