Lacy Clay

The statue honoring the confederate states in St. Louis' Forest Park may be moved or may be clarified. A committee is expected to decide if the statue should be moved to a different location or if the inscription should display more clear and historical information. 

Photo courtesy of ForestParkStatues.org

No Committee for Forest Park Confederate Memorial Relocation Decision

Roth says there are three options: Do nothing, leave it there with an interpretive plaque, or move it someplace else.

07/01/2015

The statue honoring the confederate states in St. Louis' Forest Park may be moved or may be clarified. A committee is expected to decide if the statue should be moved to a different location or if the inscription should display more clear and historical information. 

Photo courtesy of ForestParkStatues.org

Clay Urges St. Louis Mayor to Take Down Confederate Memorial

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.”

06/29/2015

Missouri Congressman Lacy Clay (KMOX file photo)

Congressman Clay’s Career Fair Set for June 8

More than 100 area employers will have booths set up for Lacy Clay’s 10th annual career fair.

06/05/2015

Police stand watch as demonstrators protest the shooting death of teenager Michael Brown on August 13, 2014, in Ferguson, Missouri. Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer on Saturday. Ferguson, a St. Louis suburb, is experiencing its fourth day of violent protests since the killing. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Ban On Military-Style Gear Draws Mixed Review in St. Louis

Congressman welcomes it, while former county police chief wonders while federal law enforcement isn’t included

05/18/2015

Missouri Congressman Lacy Clay (KMOX file photo)

Mo. Congressmen Offering Reward For Information In Ferguson Police Shooting

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.

03/12/2015

Missouri Congressman Lacy Clay (KMOX file photo)

Congressman Clay Discusses Ferguson at White House

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.

02/10/2015

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus attend a church service in Ferguson, Mo. on January 18, 2015 (Twitter/@officialCBC)

Black Caucus Members Meet With Ferguson Protesters

Members of Congress call the weekend session a productive one.

01/19/2015

In this handout image provided by The White House, U.S. President Barack Obama talks with President Raúl Castro of Cuba from the Oval Office, on December 16, 2014 in Washington, DC. Obama announced plans to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba, over 50 years after they were severed in January 1961. In a prisoner exchange, U.S. contractor Alan Gross was freed after being held in Cuba since 2009 and sent to Cuba three Cuban spies who had imprisoned in the U.S. since 2001. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Reaction To President’s Cuba Announcement

Rep. Clay, Sen. Blunt sound off on potential changes

12/17/2014

U.S. education secretary Arne Duncan (Getty/Andrew Burton)

U.S. Education Secretary Visits Ferguson

Arne Duncan says it’s important that adults listen to children for ideas on change

12/17/2014

Rev. Traci Blackmon gives a heartfelt message to a women-led protest outside the county justice center on November 29, 2014 (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Local Pastor Calls Out For New Grand Jury In Ferguson Case

Rev. Traci Blackmon’s message followed a “sit in” outside the justice center in Clayton

11/29/2014

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