Last year brought infighting, layoffs, and attempt to close parks.
“As long as these clubs are open all night it’s an invitation for more crime”
Occurred after bar’s scheduled closing time.
About half of the proceeds, $30 million, will be used exclusively on Forest Park.
Dooley admitted he made what he called clumsy mistakes, saying the recession is “new territory” for the county.
Instead of closing parks, County Executive Charlie Dooley said that 40 to 50 employees would lose their jobs.
Stenger says budget problems aren’t as bad as County Executive claims.
Sen. Jim Lembke says Nixon proposal lacks funding.
The County Executive told the hundreds gathered inside and out of the Council Chambers it will be difficult to avoid the park closings, but he’s looking to develop partnerships.
The demonstrators who were arrested stood passively on park ground — violating the city’s 10 p.m. curfew — as officers used plastic ties to handcuff them and lead them to eight paddywagons.