The mayor faced an important and unexpected decision as the career of one of St. Louis' most powerful elected officials came crashing down in the fall of 1995. Virvus Jones, the controversial and outspoken city comptroller, had pleaded guilty to two charges of federal tax fraud, and his resignation from office was imminent. Political insiders, many pulling for their own candidates, anxiously wondered who'd get the nod from Mayor... More >>>
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By Jennifer Silverberg
Darlene Green says she's pushing for the best financial deals for the city: "I'm the one who is going to be looking out for (taxpayers') interest when it comes to building a stadium or a (convention-center) hotel."