block grants http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Market Values Analysis Could Provide Roadmap For Development Funds http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/market-values-analysis-could-provide-roadmap-development-funds <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">City officials are bullish about a comprehensive data analysis aimed at providing guidance to steer money more strategically for housing and community development programs.</span></p> Mon, 03 Feb 2014 20:36:08 +0000 Jason Rosenbaum 33436 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Market Values Analysis Could Provide Roadmap For Development Funds On The Trail: Aldermen Still Flex Muscle In Block Grant Funding http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/trail-aldermen-still-flex-muscle-block-grant-funding <p>When a Board of Aldermen committee made changes to St. Louis' community development block grant recommendations, it showed the city's legislative branch asserting itself against a power shift to the executive.</p><p>But not everybody was happy -- including the agency that gave the city the funds in the first place.</p> Thu, 26 Dec 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Jason Rosenbaum 32444 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org On The Trail: Aldermen Still Flex Muscle In Block Grant Funding On The Trail: New Block Grant Process Shifted Power, Stirred Tensions http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/trail-new-block-grant-process-shifted-power-stirred-tensions <p>When St. Louis changed how it divided out community development block grants, it marked a major sea change in how St. Louis government functions --<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> shifting power toward the mayor's administrative umbrella and away from individual aldermen. </span></p> Tue, 24 Dec 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Jason Rosenbaum 32441 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org On The Trail: New Block Grant Process Shifted Power, Stirred Tensions Politically Speaking: St. Louis Aldermanic President Reed On Power At City Hall, City-County Merger http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/politically-speaking-st-louis-aldermanic-president-reed-power-city-hall-city-county-merger <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Every week, St. Louis Public Radio’s Chris McDaniel joins the St. Louis Beacon’s Jo&nbsp;Mannies&nbsp;and Jason&nbsp;Rosenbaum&nbsp;to talk about the week’s politics. Pinch-hitting for Chris this week was St. Louis Public Radio's Rachel Lippmann.</span></p> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 23:12:24 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 31631 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Politically Speaking: St. Louis Aldermanic President Reed On Power At City Hall, City-County Merger St. Louis Aldermen Give Preliminary Approval To Allocation Of Social Service Dollars http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-aldermen-give-preliminary-approval-allocation-social-service-dollars <p>Development and social service agencies are taking stock today after the St. Louis Board of Aldermen gave preliminary&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">approval to <a href="https://stlouis-mo.gov/internal-apps/legislative/upload/committee-substitute/BB198CS-wd13.pdf">a measure</a> that distributes more than $16 million in federal grants to agencies throughout the city.</span></p> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 22:23:42 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 31300 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis Aldermen Give Preliminary Approval To Allocation Of Social Service Dollars