KTVI Channel 2 reported last night that the decision by three members of the St. Louis school board to deny a budget request from Superintendent Diana Bourisaw may mean that hundreds of district employees may not get checks promised them until January.
Board member Ron Jackson, who along with Bob Archibald and Veronica O’Brien voted against the request, told Channel 2 he didn’t know his vote would mean those workers wouldn’t get paid. He blamed Bourisaw for not telling him.
Board members Peter Downs, Donna Jones and Bill Purdy voted in favor of Bourisaw’s budget amendment Tuesday, but since Flint Fowler was absent, the 3-3 vote meant it couldn’t get passed.
Click here to watch reporter Chris Regnier‘s story.