bonds http://news.stlpublicradio.org en McKee Announces Progress In North St. Louis But No Plans For Streets And Sidewalks http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mckee-announces-progress-north-st-louis-no-plans-streets-and-sidewalks <p>Developer Paul McKee <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/work-begins-and-project-be-announced-within-northside-regeneration" target="_blank">unveiled plans Wednesday for an urgent care facility</a> on the north side of St. Louis, but questions at the press event turned to the lack of infrastructure projects in McKee's massive, 1,500 acre redevelopment area.</p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 21:58:15 +0000 Maria Altman 37918 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org McKee Announces Progress In North St. Louis But No Plans For Streets And Sidewalks Missouri Lawmakers To Consider Statewide Bond Issue For Infrastructure Improvements http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/missouri-lawmakers-consider-statewide-bond-issue-infrastructure-improvements <p><a href="http://house.mo.gov/">Missouri House</a> members are proposing a statewide bond issue they say could launch a building boom across the Show-Me State.</p><p><a href="http://house.mo.gov/member.aspx?district=110&amp;year=2013">House Speaker Tim Jones</a> (R, Eureka) has created a special committee to examine several bonding proposals that could fund new buildings, repairs and upgrades on state property and college campuses.&nbsp; The effort is bipartisan, as the Republican speaker has appointed Democrat <a href="http://house.mo.gov/member.aspx?year=2013&amp;district=045">Chris Kelly </a>of Columbia to chair the committee.&nbsp; Kelly says the proposal can be done without raising taxes, unless transportation needs are included. Thu, 24 Jan 2013 05:05:08 +0000 Marshall Griffin 8642 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Missouri Lawmakers To Consider Statewide Bond Issue For Infrastructure Improvements Akin Defends 'Unladylike' Characterization, Regains Support From Top GOP http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/akin-defends-unladylike-characterization-regains-support-top-gop <p>U.S. Senate Candidate Todd Akin is dismissing the controversy over his use of the word “ladylike” to describe his opponent, Claire McCaskill.</p><p>Referring to the first debate between the two candidates Akin said that McCaskill wasn’t behaving as “ladylike” as she did in her first campaign for Senate in 2006.</p><p>McCaskill rebuked Akin’s choice of words during an interview on MSNBC’s Morning Joe, saying that she is once again "at a loss" to describe Todd Akin.</p> Fri, 28 Sep 2012 22:40:12 +0000 Adam Allington 4773 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Akin Defends 'Unladylike' Characterization, Regains Support From Top GOP Bonds for St. Louis city parks clear one hurdle, others remain http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/bonds-st-louis-city-parks-clear-one-hurdle-others-remain <p>The St. Louis Board of Aldermen appears likely to meet an end-of-the-year deadline to pass a bond issue for the city&rsquo;s parks, giving initial approval today to legislation that would issue $64 million in debt to fund major capital repairs at the more than 100 parks in the city limit.</p> Fri, 18 Nov 2011 23:00:49 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 2512 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Bonds for St. Louis city parks clear one hurdle, others remain Ex-CIA agent from O'Fallon charged with leak granted bond http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/ex-cia-agent-ofallon-charged-leak-granted-bond <p>A Virginia judge has granted bond to <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/ex-cia-agent-ofallon-mo-charged-leak-new-york-times">a former CIA officer from O'Fallon accused of leaking government secrets</a> about Iran to a reporter for the New York Times.</p><p>Jeffrey Sterling had been in custody since his arrest on Jan. 6 on charges that he illegally disclosed classified documents to reporter James Risen between 2001 and 2006.</p> Tue, 25 Jan 2011 19:56:07 +0000 Kelsey Proud & The Associated Press 389 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Ex-CIA agent from O'Fallon charged with leak granted bond