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Resource ID: #21625
Subject: Fire Departments
Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Date: Aug. 22-25



This investigative series looks at the financial operations of several fire protection districts in the St. Louis area. According to the article, there were multiple conflicts of interest, including board members who accepted cash gifts from fellow firefighters. From the questionnaire: "Weich and Holland found conflicts of interest involving fire board members and union firefighters, fiscal irresponsibility in the way tax money was spent and a lack of accountability for spending to taxpayers."

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