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Registered Voters Exceed Population in 17 Illinois Counties

The Public Interest Legal Foundation reports 141 of the nation’s counties have this problem.

09/01/2015

Wendy Doyle, president and CEO of the Women's Foundation, with St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay and attorney Bridget Halquist, appointed to serve on the St. Louis Firefighers' Retirement Plan Board.  (Photo by Maggie Crane)

Wanted: More Women to Serve on City Boards and Commissions

“Our research on civic engagement shows that while women have the drive and desire to serve on a board or commission, many feel they do not have the knowledge or experience to do so.”

08/11/2015

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Police Chief Supports Vote for Tax Raise, More Officers

A plan to ask St. Louis City voters to raise some taxes and fees to hire more police is getting support from St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson.

05/14/2015

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Frustrated St. Louis Police Chief Calls for More Officers

At times during the two-hour hearing, Dotson admitted the obvious – that the crime rate in St. Louis has outpaced the ability of the existing police force to keep up.

05/07/2015

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Residents to NGA: We Won’t Want You Here

The 47 homeowners on the North St. Louis site that is on the list of possible locations for the agency’s new location gathered signatures from around the country.

05/06/2015

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Voters Could Decide on Tax Raise for More St. Louis Police

St. Louis city voters could be asked in August whether they want to raise some taxes and fees to pay for 180 more police officers.

05/04/2015

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MORE Marches to St. Louis County Judge’s House, Calls for New Prosecutor

A civil rights group calling for the presiding judge of St. Louis County to reopen the Ferguson case took a direct approach Sunday.

12/15/2014

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Judge: No Vote on Proposal to Limit Tax Breaks to Energy Companies

A St. Louis Circuit Court judge upheld a permanent injunction against a group that was seeking to let voters decide whether fossil fuel companies such as Peabody should be denied future tax breaks from the city.

05/27/2014

Aldermen Scott Ogilvie (KMOX/Kevin Killeen)

Board of Aldermen Passes Foreclosure Mediation Ordinance

The measure was sponsored by Aldermanic President Lewis Reed and still needs the signature of Mayor Slay.

02/08/2013

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Dozen Arrested At Peabody Protest Downtown

The nonviolent protest was organized to draw attention to Peabody’s mining operations in Appalachia and Arizona.

01/25/2013

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