Steve Stenger Corruption

Sheila Sweeney pleads guilty to covering up Stenger’s pay-to-play scheme

Pictured above: Former Economic Development Partnership CEO Sheila Sweeney, left, and her attorney William Margulis leave the Thomas F. Eagleton United States Courthouse Friday. Photo by Erin Achenbach. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Sheila Sweeney, the former CEO of the St. Louis joint city-county economic development agency, pleaded guilty Friday to helping former St.

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Sheila Sweeney, John Rallo also charged in Stenger corruption scandal

Pictured above: St. Louis Economic Development Partnership CEO Sheila Sweeney speaks at the June 16, 2015 ribbon-cutting ceremony of The Pavilion at Lemay, the recreation center and aquatic center that opened in Lemay with casino money. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com Former County Executive Steve Stenger is not the only former county official that

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Page promises accountability, transparency, cleaning house

Pictured above: Former County Executive Steve Stenger, left, talks to then-council Chairman Sam Page, D-Creve Coeur, at the Aug. 1, 2018 council meeting. Page became county executive April 29, after Stenger resigned from the position and pleaded guilty to federal corruption charges. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer. By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com On his

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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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