St. Louis County taxpayers could be left holding the bag in legal battle between Page, county council

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CLAYTON, Mo. – Members of the St Louis County Council are firing back at Dr. Sam Page‘s re-election campaign over a fundraising post on social media. The post is critical of an ethics committee probe of Dr. Page’s weekend job at a hospital.

Some council members believe Page’s outside job violates the county charter. However, the Page campaign is accusing the Republicans on the council of using Trump-like tactics in their investigation of the county executive.

Republican Councilman Tim Fitch points out that two Republicans and two Democrats voted for the ethics investigation.

Councilwoman Rita Heard Days, a Democrat, supports the investigation. She points out that Page himself led an ethics investigation against now-disgraced County Executive Steve Stenger when Page himself was head of the county council.

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