David W. Sweeney Quoted on Development Incentive Reform Bill

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch quoted Lewis Rice member David W. Sweeney in its article regarding a St. Louis Board of Aldermen board bill related to policies and procedures in connection with the consideration of real estate development proposals. The bill would add "transparency measures at the city’s economic development agency and a requirement that aldermen disclose conflicts of interest when they file development bills." David was hailed as an “expert in helping developers navigate the city bureaucracy.” 

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David focuses on lobbying, governmental and finance matters; municipal and public law; government affairs; zoning, land use, tax increment financing, community improvement districts, and other development incentives. His experience ranges from drafting and overseeing implementation of legislation regarding tax increment financing, community improvement districts, special business districts, transportation development districts, and property tax abatements to representation of governmental entities in a variety of real estate development and finance matters.