He says there would even be enough money to give police a 25 percent pay increase.
Roth says there are three options: Do nothing, leave it there with an interpretive plaque, or move it someplace else.
Clay, of St. Louis, sent a letter to Slay on Monday urging removal of the 32-foot-tall granite memorial. He said in the letter that symbols “associated with this country’s racist, oppressive past should not be elevated or displayed in public places.”
More than 100 area employers will have booths set up for Lacy Clay’s 10th annual career fair.
Congressman welcomes it, while former county police chief wonders while federal law enforcement isn’t included
Congressmen Lacy Clay and Emanuel Cleaver are offering money out of their own pockets for information leading to an arrest in the shooting of two officers in Ferguson.
Clay will discuss the lessons learned from Ferguson and reforming the criminal justice system and law enforcement when he makes a presentation to President Barack Obama during a Congressional Black Caucus meeting at the White House.
Members of Congress call the weekend session a productive one.
Rep. Clay, Sen. Blunt sound off on potential changes
Arne Duncan says it’s important that adults listen to children for ideas on change