The city budget director says the money would be used on everything from emergency vehicles to old buildings.
A minimum wage increase was approved in Kansas City and now Nixon supports one here as well.
French says with the city and state planning to spend a total of $130 million on the deal, it would take 100 years for the city to recoup that through the earnings tax.
A Missouri State Representative is wading into the confederate flag debate.
The candidates for St. Louis County Executive – Republican Rick Stream and Democrat Steve Stenger – duked it out in a live debate on KWMU radio this afternoon.
Tony Pousosa, an alderman from Green Park, said his years of service in the county make him the best choice, while state lawmaker Rick Stream said his experience as Budget Committe chair will keep the county on the right financial track.
The clock is ticking down to the St. Louis County Executive primary in August, and still no debates have been scheduled.
St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley says he won’t debate challenger Steve Stenger, unless Stenger releases more income tax returns.
Recently Republican candidates for lieutenant governor, had to address lawsuits against themselves and their opponents.
The four Republican candidates are set for another debate in March.