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Entries from May 2014

Groups Plan Informational Mtg On St. Louis City/County Merger

May 29th, 2014 · 7 Comments

St. Louis County Community Preservation Committee (CPC) and Common Sense for St. Louis are planning a meeting next month on exploring the pro’s and con’s of a St. Louis City/County merger in its current form. Much attention has been spent on this issue in recent months, and it has become a very divisive issue. Organizers […]

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Tags: St. Louis · STL County Executive Charlie Dooley

“Scathing” VA IG Report: Abuses Uncovered In Phoenix A “Systemic Problem Nationwide”

May 29th, 2014 · No Comments

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Tags: Healthcare

Audio: Sen. Chappelle-Nadal Challenges Gov. to Education Debate; “Nixon Has Blood on His Hands.”

May 28th, 2014 · 1 Comment

PHOTO CREDIT: Jason Rosenbaum   State Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal (D-University City) shares her views on SB493 (school transfer bill) and the impending veto of the bill by Governor Nixon. Chappelle-Nadal accused the governor of “sitting on his throne” while “turning his back on poor Black children.” The outspoken senator who said Nixon has “blood on […]

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Tags: MO Legislature

Former “Sexuality & Masturbation Consultant” & Kansas City Mayor Kay Barnes “Deserves Far Greater Recognition?”

May 28th, 2014 · No Comments

Former “sexuality & masturbation consultant” and Kansas City mayor Kay Barnes “deserves far greater recognition” as her work as mayor according to the KC Star and current Mayor Sly James. Right now, it’s a travesty that the visionary mayor who spearheaded the South Loop redevelopment 10 years ago — including the Sprint Center, Power & […]

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Tags: Kansas City

Obamacare’s Train Wreck Ensnares Unions: WSJ: “New Costs From Health Law Snarl Union Contract Talks”

May 28th, 2014 · No Comments

The consequences of Obamacare continue to resonate all across the country and they’re hitting more groups of Americans in more ways that appear to be unexpected to the Democrats who wrote this unpopular law. The Wall Street Journal reports, “Disputes between unions and employers over paying for new costs associated with the Affordable Care Act […]

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Tags: Healthcare