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Rachel Lippmann

Rachel Lippmann

Rachel Lippmann covers courts, public safety and city politics for St. Louis Public Radio. She joined the NPR Member station in her hometown in 2008, after spending two years in Lansing covering the Michigan Capitol and various other state political shenanigans for NPR Member stations there. Though she’s a native St. Louisan, part of her heart definitely remains in the Mitten.

St. Louis Board President Lewis Reed and two aldermen indicted on federal bribery charges

By: , and - June 2, 2022

A federal grand jury indicted three St. Louis aldermen, including the board’s president and longest-serving member, on charges of accepting bribes in exchange for the aldermen’s support on property tax abatements. Board of Alderman President Lewis Reed, Ward 22 Alderman Jeffrey Boyd and former Ward 21 Alderman John Collins-Muhammad, who resigned last month, were indicted […]