Mayor Francis Slay

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Mayor Slay Pushes for State-Wide Minimum Wage Increase

The St. Louis Board of Aldermen voted Friday to raise the minimum wage in St. Louis, despite warnings from businesses.

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Mayor Slay Remains Hopeful for New Stadium

A growing number of Missouri state lawmakers are warning they’re against public money for a new football stadium, unless the public or lawmakers have the option to vote on the measure.


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7 Years Later: Where’s the Money for More City Cops?

St. Louis Alderman Antonio French says the money was supposed to fund additional officers on the street, and $1 million each year was to be set aside for anti-violence and youth programs.


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Official ‘Back to School’ Day in St. Louis for 43,000 Students

Slay and other city officials have a strict message for students on the first day of school.


St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay is flanked by St. Louis Public School Superintendent Dr. Kelvin Adams & juvenile court judge David Mason during news conference at city hall on August 14, 2015 (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Officials, Mayor Promote Attendance for Upcoming School Year

It’s “back to class” time for children in St. Louis Public Schools.


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Slay Nominates 7 Candidates for City’s First Civilian Oversight Board

The board is includes four black members and has four women and three men.


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Slay Won’t Appeal Public Vote for Downtown Stadium

Earlier this week, a judge ruled that there does not have to be a public vote for public money to be used for the proposed riverfront stadium in downtown St. Louis.


ST. LOUIS, (KMOX) - Smoke from a four-alarm fire south of the Gateway Arch Monday morning covered downtown St. Louis.  The fire broke out at a three-story Servco warehouse near Second St. and Cedar around 11:30 a.m.  The cause of the fire is unknown at this time. (KMOX/Kevin Killeen)

$180 Million Bond Issue- St. Louis Fire Dept Wants Upgrades

Tuesday’s vote could give the St. Louis Fire Department $40 million if the issue gets two-thirds of the votes.


St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay (KMOX/file photo)

Mayor Slay Receives Warning Letter From Businesses

Mayor Slay gets a letter warning of a court challenge from the business community if his proposed $11 an hour minimum wage passes into law.


St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay (KMOX/file photo)

Mayor Slay Proposes Revised Minimum Wage Increase

After Mayor Slay’s $15 minimum wage plan was shelved in a committee, there is a new offer for a substitute plan.



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