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Another top Stenger staffer resigns in wake of federal investigation

Another top Stenger staffer resigns in wake of federal investigation

April 17, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Another key member of County Executive Steve Stenger’s cabinet has resigned, becoming the second staffer to step down in the wake of a federal investigation into Stenger’s office. Lance LeComb, who served as a senior policy adviser f...

Stenger’s chief of staff resigns, says it was planned since 2018

In this photo taken at County Executive Steve Stenger’s victory party in Sunset Hills in August, Stenger’s son Lincoln touches the head of Chief of Staff Bill Miller, who resigned last week. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

April 16, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com  County Executive Steve Stenger’s chief of staff resigned last week, in what he said was a move planned before last year’s election. Chief of Staff Bill Miller, who began as Stenger’s chief of staff in December 2017, said in a state...

St. Louis County subpoena so broad that prosecutors extend deadline

Former County Executive Steve Stenger, left, talks to then council Chairman Sam Page, D-Creve Coeur, at the Aug. 1 council meeting. Page became county executive April 19, after Stenger resigned from the position and pled guilty to federal corruption charges. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

April 11, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The federal subpoena served on St. Louis County government is so voluminous that county attorneys worked out a deal to respond to it in stages, since there were too many documents requested to provide them by the original Wednesday deadline. T...

Read the St. Louis County subpoena; wide-ranging request asks for four years of documents

County Executive Steve Stenger listens to public comments at the Aug. 1 County Council meeting. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

April 3, 2019

County Executive Steve Stenger listens to public comments at the Aug. 1 County Council meeting. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com The St. Louis County Council voted Tuesday night to release a federal subpoena that was served on the county la...

Asked if he’s innocent, Stenger chooses not to answer

St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger recites the Pledge of Allegiance prior to the swearing-in ceremonies for the St. Louis County Council on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019. Stenger won re-election to the county executive seat in November 2018.

April 2, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com  St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger emphasized last week that a federal subpoena is targeting the county, not him, but when given the opportunity, he also didn’t take the chance to say he was innocent of any wrongdoing. In some re...

County Council will continue to fight for federal subpoena

New 5th District Councilwoman Lisa Clancy, center, listens to members of the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership board testify Jan. 15, 2019, along with 6th District Councilman Ernie Trakas, left, and 7th District Councilman Mark Harder. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

April 1, 2019

New 5th District Councilwoman Lisa Clancy, center, listens to members of the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership board testify Jan. 15, along with 6th District Councilman Ernie Trakas, left, and 7th District Councilman Mark Harder. Photo by Erin Achenbach. By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter e...

Stenger’s office served with a federal subpoena; says he’ll cooperate

Former County Executive Steve Stenger, left, talks to then council Chairman Sam Page, D-Creve Coeur, at the Aug. 1 council meeting. Page became county executive April 19, after Stenger resigned from the position and pled guilty to federal corruption charges. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

March 25, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com A federal grand jury issued a subpoena to St. Louis County targeting St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger and the relationship between his campaign donors and county contracts last week, and in an extraordinary move, the subpoena was public...

Council creates new position of policy director, hires veteran journalist

New 5th District Councilwoman Lisa Clancy, center, listens to members of the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership board testify Jan. 15, 2019, along with 6th District Councilman Ernie Trakas, left, and 7th District Councilman Mark Harder. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

March 20, 2019

New 5th District Councilwoman Lisa Clancy, center, listens to members of the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership board testify Jan. 15, along with 6th District Councilman Ernie Trakas, left, and 7th District Councilman Mark Harder. Photo by Erin Achenbach. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor gloria...

Trakas’ bill on Prop P provokes debate on what voters meant

6th District Councilman Ernie Trakas laughs after Stinson attorney Andrew Scavotto repeatedly refuses to answer questions posed by the Council pertaining to Stinson's clients during the Ethics Committee meeting July 24. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

March 18, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com  Legislation that would spend money from St. Louis County’s Proposition P sales tax on park rangers and snow plowing was meant to provoke a broader discussion on how the money should be spent, 6th District Councilman Ernie Trakas said. ...

Council Democrats trying to oust Stenger for absenteeism

County Executive Steve Stenger, left, talks to council Chairman Sam Page, D-Creve Coeur, at the Aug. 1 council meeting. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

March 5, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com  Web exclusive update: The County Council voted 4-2 for the resolution Tuesday night - after this article went to press for this week's print edition. Stay tuned to our website for an updated article. In a first for St. Louis County, the Democ...

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