OPINION | St. Louis’ Earnings Tax Must be Preserved

St. Louis City has for years relied upon its Earnings Tax revenue for a significant portion of its annual revenues, now comprising of over a third of the city’s expected revenue each year. In 2020, St. Louis raked in just over $191 million, a sum that has quickly grown over the past few years. With […]

City of St. Louis begins Mass Vaccinations at Union Station

Following a significant delay in vaccination shipments allotted toward St. Louis City and County, the St. Louis Department of Health began mass vaccinations at Union Station Downtown. St. Louis Mayor Lydia Krewson shared on Twitter that “approximately 4,000 individuals in Phase 1A and Phase 1B” were able to receive their first doses of the highly […]

Vaccinations in St. Louis County all but Nonexistent

With nearly 1,600 deaths in St. Louis County from COVID-19 to date, and over 78,000 cumulative COVID positive cases, a vaccine couldn’t come sooner. While restrictions and mask mandates were proven to reduce infections according to a SLU study released last November, the virus is now spreading relentlessly through community transmission. While social-distancing and mask-wearing […]

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