According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, high-priced law firm Bryan Cave gets a loan from the city:

The law firm still will receive a forgivable loan of $300,000 from the city to offset some of the cost of expanding and renovating its offices.

To those of us outside of the public-private partnership working together to suck money from taxpayers for the betterment of the public-private partners, this sounds an awful like corporate welfare. But it’s just a loan, the city insists, waving its hand to implant that thought into the mind of the weak or the inattentive.

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