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Entries from October 2013

First Labor, Now Democratic Prosecutor Withdraws Support for Charlie Dooley

October 10th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Last month, organized labor withdrew its support for embattled St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley. Now another long time and influential supporter has withdrawn his support. STL Today: Citing a litany of improprieties and mismanagement he contends has damaged Charlie Dooley’s ability to lead, St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch has informed the county executive […]

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Tags: Political Eye · STL County Executive Charlie Dooley

Paul Mckee’s Redevelopment Plan Passed Out of Committee

October 10th, 2013 · No Comments

An example of crony capitalism at it’s finest! Examiner.com: The Housing, Urban Development and Zoning committee passed Board Bill 199, Alderwoman’s Tammika Hubbard’s proposal to authorized Tax Increment Financing (TIF) in support of Paul Mckee’s North Side Redevelopment plan on Wednesday October 10th 2013. Their Committee amended the bill before passing it. Hubbard, St. Louis […]

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Tags: Mayor Frances Slay · St. Louis

Picture of the Day: Rep. Jason Smith Asks That Pay Be Withheld During Shutdhown

October 1st, 2013 · No Comments

Don’t know if this was pre-planned or done because Lt. Governor Kinder has formed an exploratory committee for his seat but this is a great chess move. The freshman congressman has taken positions and votes that make conservative voters in his district very happy. Tough to see the angle for Peter Kinder to successfully challenge […]

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Tags: Healthcare