U.S. General Services Administration http://news.stlpublicradio.org en St. Louis hotels scrambling to fill over 11,000 rooms with cancellation of major GSA conference http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-hotels-scrambling-fill-over-11000-rooms-cancellation-major-gsa-conference <p>A scandal that erupted in April over<a href="http://www.gsaig.gov/?LinkServID=90537F5B-FBF8-E39E-A4F0D09005742C28&amp;showMeta=0"> lavish spending by the General Services Administration</a>, the government&#39;s logistics provider, is leaving hotels in St. Louis scrambling to fill rooms.</p> Thu, 19 Jul 2012 18:21:30 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 4146 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis hotels scrambling to fill over 11,000 rooms with cancellation of major GSA conference Eagleton Courthouse repairs could cost up to $10 million http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/eagleton-courthouse-repairs-could-cost-10-million <p>The U.S. General Services Administration announced&nbsp;Wednesday that they&rsquo;ve contracted with construction company JE Dunn to act as the general contractor to repair damages to the Thomas F. Eagleton Courthouse.</p><p>The damage occurred August 24 when a pipe on the 17<sup>th</sup> floor burst, sending about 8,000 gallons of water down the south side of the building and damaging several courtrooms. The leak went undiscovered for seven hours.</p><p>GSA Regional Administrator Jason Klumb says Congress has already approved the money to fix the damage.</p> Wed, 26 Oct 2011 17:27:05 +0000 Julie Bierach 2335 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Eagleton Courthouse repairs could cost up to $10 million