Steve Stenger http://news.stlpublicradio.org en The Rundown: All The Buzz About Student Beekeepers -- And County Executive Race http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/rundown-all-buzz-about-student-beekeepers-and-county-executive-race <p>We know that you listen to us on air and check our website for news and information about our region. We hope that you look at our website every day, but we know that's not always possible. So, once a week, on Friday, we will highlight some of the website's top stories of the week.</p><p><strong>Primary election 2014</strong></p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:10:37 +0000 Susan Hegger 38285 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org The Rundown: All The Buzz About Student Beekeepers -- And County Executive Race Labor's Love For Stenger Could Spell Trouble For Dooley http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/labors-love-stenger-could-spell-trouble-dooley <p>Less than two weeks to go before the Aug. 5 primary election, a key question in the St. Louis County executive contest centers on how much muscle area unions will exert in their effort to oust incumbent Democrat Charlie Dooley.</p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:14:09 +0000 Jo Mannies 38268 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Labor's Love For Stenger Could Spell Trouble For Dooley Dooley And Stenger Defend Attack Ads On 'St. Louis On The Air' http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/dooley-and-stenger-defend-attack-ads-st-louis-air <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley and his chief Democratic rival, Councilman Steve Stenger, agree on two things: Each says his attack ads are accurate and the other guy’s are not.<br /> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:45:48 +0000 Jo Mannies 38253 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Dooley And Stenger Defend Attack Ads On 'St. Louis On The Air' Video: St. Louis County Executive Candidates Talk About Themselves — And The Issues http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/video-st-louis-county-executive-candidates-talk-about-themselves-and-issues <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The race for St. Louis County executive just may be the marquee in the August primary. We've </span><a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/term/charlie-dooley" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">extensively covered</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;the candidates and the issues, but to listen to the candidates in their own words, click on the questions below.</span></p><p><a href="#achievement">What’s your strongest achievement while in office?</a></p><p><a href="#parks">How would you improve the St. Louis County parks system?</a></p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 03:50:54 +0000 Chris McDaniel 38259 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Video: St. Louis County Executive Candidates Talk About Themselves — And The Issues In Ad On Controversial Oakville Project, Dooley Hopes To Appeal To Senior Voters http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/ad-controversial-oakville-project-dooley-hopes-appeal-senior-voters <p>St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley’s <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3fU5PvERe2w">latest attack ad</a> focuses on a divisive south St. Louis County housing complex for the elderly. The ad is an attempt to attack Dooley's Democratic rival, Councilman Steve Stenger, and also appeal to elderly voters.</p><p>If history repeats itself, the elderly will be among the largest voting blocs in the Aug. 5 primary.</p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:31:24 +0000 Jo Mannies 38234 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org In Ad On Controversial Oakville Project, Dooley Hopes To Appeal To Senior Voters St. Louis County Executive Candidates Agree To Appear On 'St. Louis On The Air' http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-county-executive-candidates-agree-appear-st-louis-air <p>What issues are most important to you, ahead of the Aug. 5 primary election? What might prompt you to vote for a particular candidate?</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">"St. Louis on the Air" host Don Marsh is preparing to interview the candidates who are running for St. Louis&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">County executive, in the contested races in the Democratic and Republican primaries, and we invite you to share questions you would like Marsh ask the them.</span></p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 19:36:55 +0000 Linda Lockhart 38228 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis County Executive Candidates Agree To Appear On 'St. Louis On The Air' St. Louis County Executive Contenders Embrace Mantra Of Jobs, Jobs, Jobs http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-county-executive-contenders-embrace-mantra-jobs-jobs-jobs <p>According to the<a href="http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/29/29189.html"> latest U.S. census figures</a>, St. Louis County is home to close to 30,000 non-farm-related businesses – about one-fifth of Missouri’s total -- that employ at least 546,000 people.</p><p>Add in one-person firms, such as real estate agents or solo-practice lawyers, and the number of county businesses swells to roughly 80,000.</p><p></p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 02:20:42 +0000 Jo Mannies & Jason Rosenbaum 38072 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis County Executive Contenders Embrace Mantra Of Jobs, Jobs, Jobs Dooley And Stenger Battle Over TV Ads, Women's Vote http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/dooley-and-stenger-battle-over-tv-ads-womens-vote <p><em><strong>(Updated 12 p.m. Thursday, July 17)</strong></em></p><p>The nasty contest for St. Louis County executive got even nastier today when incumbent Democrat Charlie Dooley<a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MSO_nz03YXM"> launched a new TV ad that attacks rival Steve Stenger for a client he represented 14 years ago as a court-ordered attorney in a prostitution case.</a></p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 17:00:58 +0000 Jo Mannies 38112 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Dooley And Stenger Battle Over TV Ads, Women's Vote Stenger Outraises, Outspends Dooley In St. Louis County Executive Race http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/stenger-outraises-outspends-dooley-st-louis-county-executive-race <p>Blame all that spending on TV ads.&nbsp;&nbsp; St. Louis County Councilman Steve Stenger has heavily outspent County Executive Charlie Dooley in the last months in their battle for Dooley's job in the Aug. 5 Democratic primary.</p><p>The latest campaign finance reports filed Tuesday with the Missouri Ethics Commission show that Stenger spent $656,473 in the past three months. In comparison, Dooley spent only $351,582.</p><p></p><p>Overall, their spending is a bit closer: Stenger has spent $981,841 overall, compared to $661,971 for Dooley.</p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 01:15:02 +0000 Jo Mannies 38091 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Stenger Outraises, Outspends Dooley In St. Louis County Executive Race Money, Money, Money: Five Things To Look For In Tuesday's Campaign Finance Reports http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/money-money-money-five-things-look-tuesdays-campaign-finance-reports <p>A fundraising quarter before an election is when Missouri politics starts getting real.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">And by “getting real,” I mean getting "</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">real</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">expensive</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.”</span></p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 02:28:22 +0000 Jason Rosenbaum 37957 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Money, Money, Money: Five Things To Look For In Tuesday's Campaign Finance Reports