House Budget Chairman says he will block any money in the state budget for payments on a new stadium unless approved by voters.
St. Louis County Republican Director of Elections Gary Fuhr says of the signatures that were rejected, “most of the individuals that were rejected were not registered voters.”
“We are moving this quickly,” Blitz says. “We have a new judge who’s willing to get up to speed on what’s been filed in the case, and he’s going to give us a very good hearing on the 25th.”
In addition to money for police and fire equipment, it would include money for city streets and bridges, upkeep of city buildings, and the demolition of abandoned buildings around town.
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.
Supporters of the ban say red light cameras are used by cities to generate revenue, and there is limited evidence on whether they improve safety.
Nearly 29 percent of the city’s registered voters cast ballots in the April 7 election – more than three times the previous elections’ averages.
A Republican lawmaker says Missouri should lead the way in eliminating the annual ritual of switching clocks an hour forward and then back again.
The dirt is flying in Inglewood, and so is speculation that St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke is charging forward with building a new stadium on the site of the former Hollywood Park.
Missouri Alliance for Freedom study shows 70% think public subsidies a “bad idea.”