residency

Residency requirements
2:14 pm
Tue November 13, 2012

St. Louis Firefighters Win Court Fight Over Residency

St. Louis firefighters have won the right to live outside of the city's boundaries after seven years - a right given to them in a 2010 state law.
(Rachel Lippmann/St. Louis Public Radio)

Updated at 4:30 p.m. with comments from Jeff Rainford.

St. Louis city firefighters who have served at least seven years with the department will be able to move outside the city boundaries.

The Missouri Supreme Court ruled today that the Missouri Legislature was within its rights in 2010 to passĀ a law overriding local residency requirements for fire departments in cities where the school district is unaccredited or provisionally accredited.

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Firefighter residency
4:00 pm
Mon September 3, 2012

St. Louis city, state will take residency law dispute to the Supreme Court

A dispute over a state law that allowed firefighters to leave St. Louis city after 7 years goes to the Supreme Court on Thursday.
(Rachel Lippmann/St. Louis Public Radio)

The state of Missouri and the city of St. Louis will go in front of the state Supreme Court on Thursday to argue over who can decide where city employees live.

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Todd Akin
11:32 am
Tue May 31, 2011

Mo. Rep. Akin voting, living at different places

Missouri Congressman Todd Akin has been living at one address in St. Louis County but voting from another.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported Tuesday that Akin has been voting from the address of his family homestead in Town and County, even though he moved a few years ago to a home in Wildwood.

Both addresses are within Akin's congressional district.

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