3 Reasons Russ Carnahan Will Lose Today

Back when I was more active with my PubDef blog, I would make pre-election predications, often with a high degree of accuracy. As I prepare for a busy Election Day in my own 21st Ward, where we will be electing new Democratic committeepeople to better represent us, I’m going to go out on a limb [...]

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Contributions and Contracts, “Pay to Play” in City Hall?

KSDK reports on fundraising emails sent on behalf of Mayor Francis Slay by his appointee who awards city contracts. Those emails were sent on city time, from a city email address, to contractors seeking contracts with the city, in violation of local and federal laws.

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April 16th Board of Aldermen Meeting

The Monday, April 16th “Sine Die” meeting of the St. Louis Board of Aldermen. This is the last meeting of the 2011-2012 session of the Board. The new session begins on April 17th. The main topic of debate at this meeting was a bill related to the pension system of city firefighters.

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