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Declining property values drive down city revenues, which create a vicious cycle of decay, robbing the government of funds to upgrade schools and ... years, the city government launched several initiatives to streamline the bureaucracy and make it easier for developers and homeowners to invest locally. St. Louis
St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner is asking a judge to disqualify attorneys for Gov. Eric Greitens in the felony invasion of privacy case she brought against him. Her motion to disqualify Jim Bennett and his firm, Dowd Bennett LLP, says Dowd Bennett represented the state of Missouri regarding whether ... St. Louis

Governor-elect Eric Greitens and his wife, Sheena gave a press conference on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016, to talk about the incident the night before where Sheena was robbed at gunpoint in the Central West End. Greitens said he was glad the police found the suspects before he did. Photo by J.B. Forbes, ... St. Louis
The Real Time Intelligence Center (RTIC) is a police-controlled surveillance hub located in the city of St. Louis. This data center receives ... It is an invasion of privacy for the government to know when you go to a doctor's appointment, political rally, or religious gathering. There is undeniable potential abuse ... St. Louis
In Jefferson City, the auditor said that Gov. Greitens' legal troubles are creating uncertainty. Galloway, one of only two Democrats to be elected statewide, did not comment specifically on the felony charges against Greitens, a Republican. However, she explained that she is most concerned about the ... St. Louis
St. Louis County's population has only gotten bigger because the City of St. Louis' population got smaller. ... Mike Jones is a former senior staffer in St. Louis city and county government and current member of the Missouri State Board of Education and The St. Louis American editorial board. In 2016, he was ... St. Louis

JEFFERSON CITY – The chair of the Missouri House committee investigation into Gov. Eric Greitens said Wednesday that the City of St. Louis Circuit Attorney's Office is not working with lawmakers. Rep. Jay Barnes, R-Jefferson City, spoke to reporters for about five minutes Wednesday. This was the first ... St. Louis
The city of St. Louis announced two recent staffing additions: its first-ever chief technology officer, and a new chief information officer. by Theo Douglas / March ... His first official day was March 5, Emily Thenhaus, the city's media and engagement strategist, told Government Technology. But Gaskill-Clemons ... St. Louis
Eric Greitens, who was swept into office in 2016 with a vow to clean up a corrupt state government, was indicted and booked Thursday on a felony ... "As I have stated before, it is essential for residents of the city of St. Louis and our state to have confidence in their leaders," Gardner said in the statement. St. Louis
Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has asked for a judge to decide his criminal case. He's also asking for an earlier trial date. A spokeswoman for St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner told the Belleville News-Democrat that the request for an April 3 trial, rather than the previously set date of May 14, would be ... St. Louis
... from an extramarital affair in 2015. Burlison was a longtime aide to former Gov. Jay Nixon, a Democrat who appointed him to the bench. Nixon also appointed Burlison's daughter to be a judge in St. Charles County, and Burlison's wife to the judicial panel that recommends judges for the city of St. Louis.
... Judge Rex Burlison denied Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens' request for a bench trial in his felony invasion of privacy case. Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner, who is prosecuting the case, said the indictment was related to an event tied to a March 21, 2015, incident in the city of St. Louis. A grand jury indicted ...
Since 2011, all children in Armenia from six to eight years old have had compulsory chess lessons. For one boy it's paying off, reports Emma Levine. I was trapped. Surrounded on all sides, and there was no escape. The king's capture was imminent - and my bishop was of no use this time. "Shakh yev mat," ...
Gina and Travis Sheridan eat breakfast in their Old North St. Louis home on Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. The Sheridans say they were unable to get a mortgage loan with U.S. Bank to purchase the home and were encouraged to look for a home in a different neighborhood. In the end, a loan product at Midland ...
“The incentives are already pretty good, but if you look at the number of businesses in the city of St. Louis Park that today are ready to write a check, ... The federal government has not maintained its responsibilities on the issue, causing it to bubble up from local leadership, Councilmember Anne Mavity said.
In the city of St. Louis, we have over twenty abandoned schools. As of 2014, Beaumont ... This means that inner city communities today like East St. Louis and Old North St. Louis are still feeling the effects of segregation and is experiencing grave disparities caused by our own government. Most importantly ...
“I do think it's hard, especially in the city of St. Louis. Different groups that I work with, they're concerned that their ... With regard to Climate Day itself, Barton-Veenkant was pleased by the integration of student, government and nonprofit perspectives. “I was very happy with the diversity of approaches that ...

Voters in St. Louis' 8th Ward will go to the polls on Tuesday to pick their new alderman. The seat has been vacant since November, when long-time alderman Steve Conway resigned to become the city's assessor. The ward covers parts of the Shaw, Tower Grove East and the Southwest Garden ...
A California-based company that plans to start offering bike-sharing services in St. Louis this spring is also looking for opportunities in Madison County. LimeBike representatives have talked to officials in Edwardsville, Collinsville, Alton, Glen Carbon, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and Madison ...
Gov. Eric Greitens on Friday filled two court positions in St. Louis, appointing Clinton R. Wright as circuit judge and Madeline O. Connolly as an associate judge. Both seats are on the the 22nd Judicial Circuit, which covers the city. Both of the appointees are residents of St. Louis. Wright will fill a position ...
Jimmie Edwards, public safety director, city of St. Louis ... Back in July, Gov. Eric Greitens pledged state resources to help fight crime in St. Louis, including state troopers on the interstate highways. Though the number of patrols has dropped, a spokeswoman for the SLMPD says troopers are still on the ...
The city of St. Louis might not be the only part of the metro area to get a bike-share program sometime this year. LimeBike, one of four companies ... The privately owned dockless firms, which have rapidly expanded over the last year, require little or no government money. Pat Kelly, executive director of the ...
Jacob Hummel, D-St. Louis, said the GOP-led state government has repeatedly bucked attempts by the city of St. Louis to govern itself, most notably with a law repealing St. Louis' $10 minimum wage. “This is just another example of the state Legislature pretending to know better than the city of St. Louis,” ...
LOUIS • State Auditor Nicole Galloway says she will conduct an audit of the city of St. Louis, the scope of which will be determined by her office. In a letter Tuesday to the legal counsel of the Board of Aldermen, Galloway's chief of staff noted that “concerns expressed to us will be considered; however, the ...
... St. Louis' metropolitan planning organization, has begun a conceptual design study for a north-south LRT line in partnership with the city of St. Louis. ... The line is projected to cost $1.5 billion to bid; officials hope to have the Federal government pick up half the tab for construction, with the rest coming ...
Are things fair in the city of St. Louis? Definitely not, but to completely throw out ... The choices of the citizens and government officials of St. Louis that continue to allow homelessness, deep poverty, unequal schools, etc. provide the perfect soil for crime to flourish. Once again the public safety director is not ...
“I want to stand for integrity in government, and one way to do that is not to accept campaign contributions,'' Fitch said. He added he and his wife agreed that the family would ... The city of St. Louis currently owns the airport, although it is situated in the county. Increasing the county's focus on public safety.
... have to operate in the halls of government. I think people are a bit more aware post-Mike Brown on both sides. I say, a lot has changed, but then nothing has changed. Q: You're a protest leader and a moral figure in this movement, but you're also a pastor. So how are you praying for the city of St. Louis?
St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner will launch a criminal investigation into accusations engulfing Gov. Eric Greitens, she announced Thursday afternoon. ... “It is essential for residents of the City of St. Louis and our state to have confidence in their leaders. They must know that the Office of the Circuit ...
The prosecutor for the city of St. Louis will investigate blackmail allegations against Gov. Eric Greitens that threaten to end his political career. The allegations, first reported by KMOV in St. Louis, surfaced shortly after Greitens delivered his annual State of the State address Wednesday night.
St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kimberly Gardner says she will investigate allegations of blackmail raised against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens, who ... "It is essential for residents of the City of St. Louis and our state to have confidence in their leaders," Gardner's statement continued. "They must know that the Office ...
"It is essential for residents of the City of St. Louis and our state to have confidence in their leaders," a release from her office said. A statement from Greitens' attorney in response to the investigation announcement is as follows. The governor firmly expects any investigation to exonerate him in full.
The St. Louis region's government executives on Thursday pledged continued cooperation, though they struggled to detail new ways they'd coordinate. The leaders — St. Charles County Executive Steve Ehlmann, St. Clair County Board Chairman Mark Kern, City of St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson, Madison ...
ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- A St. Louis circuit attorney has launched an investigation to determine if Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens committed crimes linked to an affair. Kimberly M. Gardner, the circuit attorney for the city of St. Louis, said Thursday, saying she will investigate allegations that Greitens blackmailed a ...
JEFFERSON CITY • St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner will launch a criminal investigation into accusations engulfing Gov. Eric Greitens, she announced Thursday afternoon ... "It is essential for residents of the City of St. Louis and our state to have confidence in their leaders." @StLouisCityCA https://t.co/ ...
St. Louis prosecutor Kimberly Gardner announced Thursday she is launching a formal investigation into Republican Gov. Eric Greitens concerning allegations of blackmail with a woman with which he admitted to having an extramarital affair. “It is essential for residents of the City of St. Louis and our state to ...
Better Together reported that the per capita cost of government in the city of St. Louis was $2,627.68, while the cost of government in St. Louis County was $1,689.92. I am happy to report the average cost in St. Charles County is only $1,449.79 per resident. Looking at the budgets of all taxing entities in the ...
31, a lawsuit was filed against the state of Missouri, city of St. Louis and the city of St. Louis Parking Commission by two plaintiffs. ... Moving the operations totally within local government would be, without doubt, a very progressive policy position and in keeping with a commitment to full transparency.
All of this is done at no cost to local government budgets. The St. Louis ... The city of St. Louis and St. Louis County are currently considering joining the Missouri Clean Energy District. Projections ... Another option, called Set the PACE, is currently offered as the sole PACE provider for the city of St. Louis.
Jones also points to a state law dictating that the treasurer must transfer to the city government no more than 40 percent of the parking meter fund's net revenue after all payments for capital .... “Even though I'm the alderman for the 22nd Ward, I make decisions that govern the whole city of St. Louis,” he said.
Apologies to Clarence the angel, but there's a new adage this Christmas: Every time the government of the City of St. Louis respects the laws of that its residents enacted for the public good, the St. Louis Business Journal runs a predictable anti-government editorial. That's the case this week, when after the ...
“What does it feel like as person of color to work for the city of St. Louis Park? ... While working for the YWCA's racial justice and public policy team, Sojourner worked with nonprofit and for-profit organizations, government agencies, school districts and faith communities on the issues of diversity, racial equity ...
... be conducted on the City of St. Louis. State Auditor Nicole Galloway made that announcement during a press conference.in downtown St. Louis on Wednesday. “My audit will be a thorough and independent review of how taxpayer dollars are managed and will hold government accountable to taxpayers,” Galloway said.
Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway has agreed to perform a comprehensive audit of the city of St. Louis, but it won't come cheap. Jan. 31, 2018, at 11:30 a.m.. Galloway to Perform Audit of City of ... The last state audit of the full city government was completed in 2010. Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.
"The serious allegations against Missouri Governor Eric Greitens are very troubling. After further consideration, I have decided to launch a formal investigation into the alleged actions of Governor Greitens. It is essential for residents of the City of St. Louis and our state to have confidence in their leaders.
Jones also points to a state law dictating that the treasurer must transfer to the city government no more than 40 percent of the parking meter fund's net revenue after all payments for capital .... “Even though I'm the alderman for the 22nd Ward, I make decisions that govern the whole city of St. Louis,” he said.
Apologies to Clarence the angel, but there's a new adage this Christmas: Every time the government of the City of St. Louis respects the laws of that its residents enacted for the public good, the St. Louis Business Journal runs a predictable anti-government editorial. That's the case this week, when after the ...
As the regional CEO for the American Red Cross of Eastern Missouri, Cindy Erickson is responsible for Red Cross services in the city of St. Louis and 62 surrounding Missouri and Illinois ... Although the Red Cross is not a government agency, it is an essential part of the response when disaster strikes.
11 percent of households in St. Louis County and 22 percent of households in the City of St. Louis do not have internet access. ... People throughout the region rely on their library for access to the internet and everything it connects us with: work, school, entertainment, even government. Hotspots allow our ...
It has been almost eight years since the City of St. Louis was audited, and the police department has not been audited since the city regained control over it ... has taken the form of a local organization, Audit STL, which has been collecting signatures on a petition calling for a full audit of the city government.


 

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