New St. Louis Mayor Wants to Spend Tax Hike on Police

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When St. Louis voters passed a half-cent sales tax increase while rejecting a plan to build a soccer stadium downtown, they essentially gave city leaders an extra $5 million a year to play with. Incoming Mayor Lyda Krewson would like to put that money toward public safety and potentially hiring more police officers, just as she promised throughout her campaign, Want to read more? Please subscribe to The Crime Report!