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Wood River voters say 'Yes' to higher sales tax, in spite of court challenge over city's support

By Ann Maher | Apr 3, 2019

With a little help from city officials, and in spite of protest over that help, voters in Wood River have passed a 1 percent sales tax increase by a margin of 54 to 46 percent.

Judge Harrison declines to order Wood River to take down signs promoting sales tax increase

By Ann Maher | Apr 1, 2019

Madison County Associate Judge Clarence Harrison declined to order the City of Wood River to remove "vote Yes" signs positioned on city-owned property and inside City Hall that promote a sales tax increase referendum on the ballot in Tuesday's election.

Brian Flynn is out of control

By The Madison County Record | Feb 7, 2019

Belleville city attorney Brian Flynn ran amok about this time last year, and now he’s doing it again.

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