Funding Bill For Stadium Introduced to Board of AldermenAldermanic President Lewis Reed says he will assign the bill to the committee most likely to come up with a “good and solid bill.”
East St. Louis Teachers Review New Proposal From DistrictThere's an update from the Illinois Federation of Teachers regarding the teachers strike in East St. Louis.
Comptroller Warns She Might Block NFL Stadium Deal"The new proposal should come and not raise taxes," said Comptroller Darlene Green. "No new taxes, and not ask for a new bond issue, because I cannot approve it, and when I don't approve it, the deal doesn't get done."
St. Louis City Submits Plan for NGA SiteIn letter with briefing book, Slay says loss of agency would be "devastating blow."
Tax Increase Added to Nov. Ballot in Mehlville School DistrictOnly one Mehlville School Board member voted no, they face a $1.6 million deficit next year.
Illinois Governor Signs Police Guidelines for Body CamerasGov. Bruce Rauner has signed legislation making Illinois among the first states to establish a comprehensive plan addressing police procedures including body cameras.
Ashcroft Challenges Democrat Robin Smith to Debate on Voter ID Proposal Secretary of State candidate Jay Ashcroft, R-St. Louis, challenged Democrat Secretary of State candidate Robin Smith to a debate on the merits of a constitutional amendment that Ashcroft has filed that would allow for the implementation of a photo voter ID law for Missouri.
New Proposal for Downtown Football StadiumMissouri’s Finance Board heard presentations Tuesday about 50 million dollars in tax credits for a new football station.
Aldermanic President Says 'No' to Latest Minimum Wage ProposalBoard of Alderman President Lewis Reed is an active supporter of increasing minimum wage, but the newest proposition given to the board is a different story.
Mayor Slay Proposes Revised Minimum Wage IncreaseAfter Mayor Slay’s $15 minimum wage plan was shelved in a committee, there is a new offer for a substitute plan.
Democrats to Propose 1-Month Budget for Essential ServicesThe state's most powerful Democrat says the Illinois House will approve a temporary budget to ensure continued services as a new fiscal year starts Wednesday without a spending agreement.
Fenton Officials Table Proposal for Old Chrysler Site UseFenton officials have tabled a proposal to turn the old Chrysler Plant into a multi-use area