pay to play

Kevin Killeen
September 06, 2019 - 12:59 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) - The top aide for former St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger was sentenced Friday to 15 months in federal prison for helping Stenger carry out his pay-for-play scheme. Bill Miller, Stenger's chief of staff, pleaded guilty in May to theft of honest services through bribery and...
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Sheila Sweeney
KMOX/Kevin Killeen
August 16, 2019 - 5:15 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX/AP) — The former chief executive of the St. Louis County Economic Development Partnership has been sentenced to three years of probation and fined $20,000 for helping cover up the pay-to-play scheme orchestrated by the man who hired her. Sheila Sweeney was sentenced Friday in...
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August 09, 2019 - 10:18 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — For the first time since May, when he pleaded guilty to steering taxpayer-funded contracts to campaign donors , former County Executive Steve Stenger faced the public today for his sentencing before a federal judge. Judge Catherine Perry sentenced Stenger to 46 months, which he...
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May 09, 2019 - 3:19 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - There's more fallout from the pay to play case against former St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger. The U.S. Attorney's office reports former CEO of the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership , Sheila Sweeney will have a guilty plea hearing at 3:30 p.m. tomorrow...
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Mark Reardon
May 03, 2019 - 2:43 am
Raise your hand if you’ve ever known anyone who has been to federal prison or indicted/charged with a serious crime. I’m guessing most people would answer ZERO. I started thinking about that question this week after the federal indictment of now-former St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger—and...
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