MORE http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Proposal To Bar Tax Breaks To Energy Firms Makes St. Louis' April Ballot http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/proposal-bar-tax-breaks-energy-firms-makes-st-louis-april-ballot <p>Barring a last-minute legal challenge, St. Louis voters will be asked on April 8 to decide the fate of a proposed amendment to the city charter to bar tax breaks for Peabody Energy or any other firm involved in “unsustainable energy production.”</p><p>“We know for a fact that it’s going to be on the ballot in April,’’ said Mary Wheeler-Jones, the Democratic elections director for the St. Louis Board of Election Commissioners. The only roadblock would be if a lawsuit successfully knocks the proposal off the ballot, she said.</p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 20:39:13 +0000 Jo Mannies 33337 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Proposal To Bar Tax Breaks To Energy Firms Makes St. Louis' April Ballot Six arrested at Bank of America protest http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/six-arrested-bank-america-protest <p>About three dozen people were singing mock Christmas carols over the bank's foreclosure processes.</p> Mon, 20 Dec 2010 20:15:55 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 159 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Six arrested at Bank of America protest