Check out these great articles featuring the Take Back St. Louis Ballot Initiative:

June 2014:

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Group to appeal ruling on coal ballot measure


May 2014:

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Is King Coal undermining our democracy? 

St. Louis Public Radio: Judge Permanently Blocks Ballot Vote on Anti-Peabody Initiative Do coal companies have more rights than voters?

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Lawmakers send bill blocking St. Louis Ballot Measure to Gov. Nixon

Fox News: St. Louis alderwoman in D.C. after vote on ward budget 

Democracy Now: Activists Arrested at Peabody Coal Shareholder Meeting 

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Peabody Energy seeks to bolster coal’s image

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Police arrest protesters outside Peabody Energy shareholders meeting in Clayton 

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Slay’s office turns to legislature to block local ballot measure 


April 2014:

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Washington University students end Peabody protest Wash U Sit-In Enters Historic 3rd Week: Peabody Moment of Truth Arrives

Huffington Post: Why the Great Wash U Sit-in Against Peabody Coal Matters: Which Side Are You on? More protests against Peabody Coal from students and frontline communities 

St. Louis Public Radio: Students Want Washington University to Cut Peabody Ties 


March 2014: 

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: ‘Take Back St. Louis’ initiative fight back before judge 

St. Louis Public Radio: ‘Take Back St. Louis’ Initiative Heads Back to Courtroom 

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Anti-coal initiative next week; protest planned 

Huffington Post: UDPATE: Road Blockade Stops Peabody Loggers: Mr. Peabody's Coal Train Ain't Haulin' Rocky Branch Away: Illinois Residents Move to Halt Violation-Ridden Strip Mine 

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Peabody’s Prairie State Project turns into a big headache for dozens of communities  


February 2014:

St. Louis Business Journal: Judge halts citywide vote on limiting tax breaks

St. Louis Public Radio: Court Hearing Set on Proposal that Would Block Tax Breaks for Peabody 

St. Louis Public Radio: Judge Halts Election Limiting Tax Breaks 

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Judge halts April vote on energy company tax breaks 

RT: 'Corporate rights': Judge blocks popular move to end tax breaks for big energy

Desmog Blog: St. Louis Judge Cites Citizens United to Protect Tax Breaks for Peabody Energy

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Anti-coal group does 'valentine' protest at City Hall


January 2014:

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Lawsuit seeks to block anti-coal measure from ballot

The University News: Feeding St. Louis' starving artists: Soup dinner to fund community projects

November 2013: 

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: $7 Million TIF for Laclede HQ Moves Forward

West End Word: MORE Keeps Pressure on Koman Group-Laclede $8.1 Million TIF

St. Louis Public Radio: Laclede Gas Gets Tax Help to Move


October 2013:

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Plan to Rehab GenAmerica Building Moves Ahead

St. Louis Public Radio: Tax Help Approved for Laclede Gas Move

KSDK: TIF Commission OKs Laclede Gas Move

St. Louis Business Journal: Commission OKs TIF Funding for Laclede's Move to Gen Am Building

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Tax Incentive for Laclede Move Protested

KSDK: MORE, Take Back St. Louis Protest Laclede TIF

KMOX: Laclede Gas Under Fire for Proposed Tax Break

St. Louis Public Radio: Laclede Gas Should Move Without Help, Protestors Say

Earth Island Journal: Direct Action is the Only Way We Can Free Our Economy from Corporations


September 2013:

Charlie Brennan Show: On the Laclede Gas TIF


August 2013:

St. Louis Beacon: Proposed Charter Amendment Aimed at Peabody May be Headed to Court 

St. Louis Beacon: Proposal Aimed at Curbing St. Louis Tax Breaks for Peabody Certified for Ballot

Riverfront Times: Take Back St. Louis Proposal to Block Corporate Tax Breaks, Peabody Energy Headed to Ballot


July 2013:

Fox News St. Louis: [VIDEO] Petition Presented to St. Louis City to Stop Tax Breaks for Big Businesses

St. Louis Public Radio: Petition to End St. Louis Tax Incentives Delivered with Thousands of Signatures

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Activists File Signatures for Initiative to Ban St. Louis Tax Incentives

KSDK: [VIDEO] 'Take Back St. Louis' Initiative Could Go Up for Public Vote

Riverfront Times: Take Back St. Louis Ballot Initiative: Activists Target Peabody Energy's City Tax Breaks

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Ballot Measure Targets Peabody, and Its Partners

St. Louis Beacon: Anti-Coal Group Seeks City Charter Change to Block Future Aid to Peabody Energy and others







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