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 […]
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.
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.
KSDK reports that the chief administrator of the St. Louis Municipal Courts is in trouble for not only hiring her brother, but for doing it without a contract or a bid. Mayor Slay’s office says she showed “tremendous lapse in judgment.” Documents obtained by the I-Team show that Catherine Ruggeri-Rea hired her brother and paid […]
The Republican Caucus at Francis Howell North High School was shut down after about a half hour of dispute with no business conducted. Two men were arrested after the caucus was canceled. http://wentzville.patch.com/articles/two-people-arrested-at-francis-howell-north-high-school-caucus-4cc0d20e