Lauren BrenneckeNewsroom Intern
Lauren Brennecke is a senior studying journalism and media studies at Webster University in suburban St. Louis. She works with several student publications and enjoys print and audio storytelling. On her free time, you can find Brennecke spending time with a book and Poppy — her 7-year-old Beagle.
The cost-saving measures enacted by the private Clayton-based university will reduce the next two fiscal year's budgets by more than $2 million combined.
The program provides $12,500 in forgivable home loans to any benefits-eligible employee.
County Executive Sam Page said he has issues with the state law that allows for such measures but elected to not veto the property tax freeze on some seniors’ homes.