After a Missouri law took effect on Monday, the wage floor in the city was reduced to $7.70 per hour after three months at $10 per hour—the latest case of a state cracking down on a city that had enacted a progressive policy.
The Missouri Civil War Museum agreed to dismantle the memorial by Friday.
After Ferguson, Civic Tech Collaborative Helps Residents Navigate Convoluted Criminal Justice System
In St. Louis County, residents—and black residents in particular—often find themselves drowning in questionable fines and fees. Enter YourSTLCourts.
The National Recreation and Park Association teamed up with St. Louis' regional parks and trails district to create a community center.
St. Louis and other Midwestern hubs prospered for much of the 20th century. Then lawmakers in Washington quietly changed the rules of the economy.
Are Missouri's counties really ready for a photo voter ID law?
But one reform advocate notes: “Unless the DOJ actually sues some of these places, I don’t think we’re going to see a significant change in the practices on the ground.”
Black residents end up behind bars for failing to pay parking tickets, court fees, and other petty municipal citations.
A GOP state senator wants to torpedo an important local tax the Show Me State’s two largest cities rely on for revenue.
Locals are understandably on edge with the release of an emergency plan in case of “a catastrophic event."
How one community garden in 2008 grew into a collection of urban farms.
WATCH: A St. Louis city official’s spokeswoman aggressively intervenes during an on-the-spot interview.
“It is not only time for a reappraisal of all public symbols that reflect upon the ‘peculiar institution’ of slavery, but also time for removal.”
All of the nation’s biggest metro areas have experienced job growth since the depths of the Great Recession. But while many cities have gained jobs at a brisk pace, others haven't been as lucky.
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