Mayor Francis Slay
BJC HealthCare is raising its minimum wage, but a legal fight is expected for St. Louis City to increase its wages.
Hillsdale police officers in north county make $11 an hour, no benefits. The minimum wage proposal in the city is $15 an hour.
Mayor Slay has announced his plans to raise the minimum wage to 15 dollars an hour in St. Louis by 2020.
After a top tech CEO said it’s “embarrassing” that St. Louis still bans smartphone-based ride services like Uber and Lyft, KMOX is asking city and county leaders about the issue.
A technology incubator in downtown St. Louis called T-Rex receives more than $16 million from the state to foster technology growth.
Many black women who were told decades ago that their babies died at birth at a St. Louis hospital are now wondering if their children are still alive.
A lawsuit filed against the city of St. Louis claims its traffic court has been illegally suspending motorists’ drivers licenses who fail to show up for moving violations.
“It is very frustrating to see this high percentage of individuals, charged with gun crimes, go right back on our streets, with little or no consequences,” Slay says.
Developer Paul McKee hasn’t paid taxes to the city for two years on the 1,500 acres of land of the stalled NorthSide Regeneration project.
Mayor Slay has requested 400 members of the National Guard to help in the city after the grand jury’s decision is announced in the Michael Brown case.