St. Louis County leaders are looking at ways to address a $41 million deficit in next year's budget.
Plans may include only filling a quarter of the county’s existing vacancies.
The jobs that may be impacted are in the county’s two biggest pools of money: the general and health funds. Those pools pay for police and public health.
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A pair of area medical colleges that received state grant funding in the fall are now investing the funds toward technology and new programs with the intent of attracting more students to the nursing profession.