Mayor Francis Slay

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Slay’s Minimum Wage Increase to Face Legal Challenge

BJC HealthCare is raising its minimum wage, but a legal fight is expected for St. Louis City to increase its wages.

06/09/2015

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Better Wages at Gas Stations Than Some Police Departments

Hillsdale police officers in north county make $11 an hour, no benefits. The minimum wage proposal in the city is $15 an hour.

06/05/2015

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Slay Announces Plan to Raise St. Louis Minimum Wage

Mayor Slay has announced his plans to raise the minimum wage to 15 dollars an hour in St. Louis by 2020.

06/05/2015

A driver for Lyft in St. Louis on Fri., Apr. 18, 2014. (Photo: Michael Calhoun/KMOX)

Local Officials Respond To St. Louis’ Ban On Ride-Sharing Services

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.

05/21/2015

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Nixon Announces $17 Mill for Tech Startup Company

A technology incubator in downtown St. Louis called T-Rex receives more than $16 million from the state to foster technology growth.

05/20/2015

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70 Women Call About Babies at Homer G. Phillips Hospital

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.

05/07/2015

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Lawsuit Against St. Louis Claims Illegal Driving Suspensions

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.

05/01/2015

UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Mayor Slay Responds to Probation for Gun Felons

“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.

04/28/2015

St. Louis developer Paul McKee. (KMOX/Kevin Killeen)

Developer McKee Owes St. Louis City for Unpaid Taxes

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.

04/20/2015

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

Mayor Slay: ‘Disruption’ Will be Allowed in St. Louis

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.

11/18/2014

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