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County Council tries to uncover details into CARES spending

For the second time in 30 days, the St. Louis County Council held a special meeting to dig deeper into how $173.5 million of federal coronavirus aid was allocated. Also receiving scrutiny was a contract with New York City-based Fenton Communications, which received a multi-million dollar contact authorized by county Executive Sam Page.

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Mask mandate again dominates St. Louis County Council meeting

For the second week in a row, a large crowd gathered outside the Government Center in Clayton nearly an hour before the St. Louis County Council was set to meet on Aug. 3. And once again, the crowd represented a vocal conglomerate of those opposed to a mask mandate and County Executive Dr. Sam Page.

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Parson signs bill restricting local emergency powers

Governor Mike Parson signs HB 271 into law on June 15 as State Senator Sandy Crawford (R-District 28) looks on. (Source: Governor's Office)

Gov. Mike Parson signed new legislation into law that will restrict the authority of local officials in future emergencies like the COVID-19 pandemic. Parson noted the new law "establishes greater accountability for local leaders" who issue health mandates and other restrictions.

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