Mayor Francis Slay
St. Louis Police are now under the control of Mayor Francis Slay, and that has raised concerns of too much power in one person’s hands.
Michael Kelley – Tuesday, August 20th – Jeff Rainford, Deanna Venker, Bonnie Barczykowski, Scott Faughn, and Missy Kelley
Michael talks with Mayor Slay’s Chief of Staff Jeff Rainford; with Deanna Venker of MoDot; with Bonnie Barczykowski, new CEO of the Girl Scouts of Eastern Missouri; with Scott Faughn of the Missouri Times; and with Missy Kelley of STL Downtown Partnership about Downtown Restaurant Week.
St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay and Police Chief Sam Dotson discuss the investigation from this morning where more than 150 were charged in an undercover ATF operation in St. Louis.
St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay and 17 other mayors wrote to John Boehner and Nancy Pelosi over proposed cuts in the food stamp program.
“The solution to ending homelessness is not tent cities or temporary encampments, as they are not safe or humane places,” Mayor Francis Slay said in a press release.
“One big request from Mayor Slay and others in St. Louis is if you could put someone in charge of this, one person that really tries to be sure that all of this stays on focus, on time”
St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay says the theme of his coming term will be “hope and urgency.”
In the city, the sales tax increase for parks, trails and the Archgrounds passed with 67% of the unofficial count. In St. Louis County it passed with about 53%.
Charlie Dooley voiced strong concerns about the plan, warning it might conflict with his dream of expanding Metrolink to Westport.
It was quite the show on this Friday, featuring Mayor Francis Slay and his mayoral challenger, Lewis Reed.