Mayor Francis Slay

Judge Mulls Suit's Bid to Block St. Louis Minimum Wage BoostA judge on Tuesday began weighing a business-backed lawsuit that seeks to stop St. Louis from incrementally raising its minimum wage, ultimately deciding whether it's legal for the city to have a wage higher than what the state commands.
St. Margaret of Scotland School Dedicates New BuildingIt's the first new, free-standing elementary Catholic school building in St. Louis in more than 50 years.
Could Fire Budget Cuts Be Solution For More STL Police?Slay's office hasn't denounced the idea of cutting money from the fire budget to hire more police.
City Hall's Garden Becomes Certified Wildlife HabitatTrying to replenish declining butterfly population
Syrian Refugees Say Previous Home Wasn't Even Fit For RatsWael and Jailan are two of the 40-plus Syrian refugees expected to resettle in St. Louis in the coming months.
Slay: Prop S Money Helped Pay $400 Million Police, Fire PensionsSt. Louis Mayor Francis Slay was on the Mark Reardon show Tuesday to talk about where the money from a 2008 tax revenue went.
Mayor Slay Focuses on Keeping Rams in St. LouisMayor Francis Slay is putting a new emphasis on not just remaining an NFL town, but trying to keep the St. Louis Rams from leaving.
Mayor Slay Pushes for State-Wide Minimum Wage IncreaseThe St. Louis Board of Aldermen voted Friday to raise the minimum wage in St. Louis, despite warnings from businesses.
Mayor Slay Remains Hopeful for New StadiumA 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.
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.
Official 'Back to School' Day in St. Louis for 43,000 StudentsSlay and other city officials have a strict message for students on the first day of school.
Officials, Mayor Promote Attendance for Upcoming School YearIt’s “back to class” time for children in St. Louis Public Schools.

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