Sifton won’t run for governor, throws support to Galloway

Pictured above: Sen. Scott Sifton, D-Affton, speaks at the Oakville Democrats’ ODO Fest in October 2018. Photo by Erin Achenbach. After exploring a run for governor himself, Sen. Scott Sifton threw his support Tuesday to Missouri state Auditor Nicole Galloway as the Democrat challenging Gov. Mike Parson in 2020.   The move could allow Missouri

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Republicans take majority on council, elect Trakas as chair

Pictured above: 6th District Councilman Ernie Trakas cracks a smile after being named presiding officer of the St. Louis County Council May 15 in Clayton, after former 5th District Councilman Sam Page’s ascent to county executive and 1st District Councilwoman Hazel Erby leaving to work for Page left the council without a chair or vice

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Better Together withdraws merger plan due to statewide vote, Stenger

Pictured above: Then-County Executive Steve Stenger presents a proclamation declaring “Chancellor Mark Wrighton Day” in St. Louis County April 8 to honor Wrighton’s retirement as Washington University chancellor this summer, in a photo Stenger posted to his county executive Twitter account. A city-county merger for St. Louis is off the table, for now anyway. Better

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