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Hartmann: Sam Page Is All Talk on...

St. Louis County Executive says all the right things, but has missed opportunities to make progress on racial justice. photo by Lexie Miller by Ray Hartmann Posted in Riverfront Times July 7, 2020 With friends like St. Louis County Executive Sam Page, the Black community in the county doesn’t need enemies. That was hinted from the moment on April 29,...

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After St. Louis County updated building codes,...

Carpenter completing wood trusses at a residential construction site. (123rf.com) by Jacob Barker Posted in St. Louis Post Dispatch July 5, 2020 CLAYTON — After a long-delayed update to St. Louis County’s building codes late last year, environmental groups and the home building industry are lining up behind different candidates in the August primary election that will determine the balance of power in...

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Stenger’s chief of staff believed Rochelle Walton...

District four councilwoman Rochelle Walton Gray listens to a statement from Tashonda Troupe on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 in the County Council chambers in Clayton. The meeting was called to discuss county jail procedures after the deaths of three inmates, however no representatives from the jail attended. Photo by Colter Peterson, cpeterson@post-dispatch.com posted in St. Louis Post Dispatch September 3, 2019...

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No lobbyist gifts for state lawmakers, but...

Busch Stadium during a 2011 game. Photo by Chris Lee, clee@post-dispatch.com Published in St. Louis Post-Dispatch May 21, 2020 by Kurt Erickson JEFFERSON CITY — Although Missouri lawmakers are banned from accepting all but the smallest gifts from lobbyists, local officials continue to rake in freebies from companies doing business with cities and counties. A review of reports filed with...

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Editorial: County Council suffers buyer’s remorse after...

Members of the St. Louis County Council conduct an online meeting Tuesday afternoon. In addition to members of the council, county employees Chris Grahn-Howard, Diann Valenti and Beth Orwick are seen in this screenshot. Councilman Mark Harder also participated in the meeting.  Posted in St. Louis Post-Dispatch May 20, 2020 by the Editorial Board St. Louis County Executive Sam Page...

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McClellan: An old-line liberal yearns for a...

St. Louis County Chairwoman Lisa Clancy  Hillary Levin, Post-Dispatch published in St. Louis Post Dispatch by Bill McClellan May 10, 2020 I was raised in Chicago, and I am tolerant, sometimes even fond, of official malfeasance. But there is a right way and wrong way to do it, and in that sense, my fellow Democrats in St. Louis County have lost...

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St. Louis County Sets Up Relief Fund...

St. Louis County Executive Sam Page announces the formation of a small business relief fund on Friday. David Kovaluk I St. Louis Public Radio published in St. Louis Public Radio by Jason Rosenbaum May 1, 2020 St. Louis County Executive Sam Page is rolling out a federally funded program aimed at helping small businesses hurt by the COVID-19 economic crisis....

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Florissant man opens food pantry in his...

published in Fox2Now by Andy Banker April 27, 2020 FLORISSANT, Mo. – A retired homebuilder is stepping up in a big way during the coronavirus pandemic. He has started a food pantry in his front yard on Lindsay Lane in Florissant. People are no longer just taking food, they’re dropping off donations. “We have Idaho potatoes, sweet potatoes, we’ve got...

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St. Louis County Council surrender of relief...

The St. Louis County Council met on April 21, 2020 via Cisco Webex. Pictured with the council’s seven members are Diann Valenti, chief deputy county clerk, and County Executive Sam Page. by Jeremy Kohler published in St. Louis Post Dispatch April 23, 2020 CLAYTON — As St. Louis County Executive Sam Page’s administration prepared to accept $173.5 million in federal...

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St. Louis County Council fails to pass...

A bill that could have started funding additional testing in St. Louis County as soon as Wednesday failed to pass at Tuesday night’s county council meeting. published in KMOV4 by Alexis Zotos April 21, 2020 CLAYTON, Mo. (KMOV.com) - A bill that could have started funding additional testing in St. Louis County as soon as Wednesday failed to pass at...

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