Mayor Slay

Rams fans at a rally for the proposal riverfront NFL stadium on Sept 3, 2015. (Michael Calhoun/KMOX)

Peacock Feels Good After Another Meeting with NFL Commissioner

“Great cities build. They don’t stand still. They don’t shrink, and they don’t quit,” the stadium task force co-chair declared.

14 hours ago

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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.

08/28/2015

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Reed Pushes for Appeal in No Public Vote for Downtown Stadium

Mayor Slay’s decision to abandon the legal fight for a public vote on the proposed stadium is not sitting well with Aldermanic President Lewis Reed.

08/14/2015

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay introduces his seven nominees for a civilian review board for St. Louis police. (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

Civilian Review Board Nominees Unveiled

The group of four women and three men was selected by the mayor from a group of some 50 citizens recommended by aldermen from across the city.

08/06/2015

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Mayor Slay’s $15 Minimum Wage Plan Shelved by Alderman

In a surprise move, Alderman Joe Vaccaro announced he won’t be holding anymore hearings on the bill this summer.

06/26/2015

On one side of the Confederate Memorial, vandals X-ed out tribute and spray painted "Black Lives Matter."  (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

Confederate Memorial in Forest Park Vandalized

Slay is now tweeting it’s time to also rename the nearby Confederate Drive in Forest Park, calling it either Freedom Street or Justice Drive.

06/24/2015

LAS VEGAS, NV - JUNE 18:  Democratic presidential candidate and former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks at the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials' (NALEO) 32nd Annual Conference at the Aria Resort & Casino at CityCenter on June 18, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Clinton addressed the group of Latino policymakers as she makes her way through early primary states after officially launching her campaign for president on June 13.  (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton Making 1st Campaign Visit to St. Louis-Area

St. Louis is getting its first visit from the leading Democrat running for President.

06/22/2015

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Legal Argument Ready Behind Slay’s Push for $15 Minimum Wage

City counselor Winston Calvert says he’s ready to defend the city’s right to set its own minimum wage, based on the city charter.

06/10/2015

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Bill Establishing Civilian Oversight Board Effective Today

The city of St. Louis is now accepting applications to become one of seven members on the board.

06/05/2015

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St. Louis May Be Next City to Raise Minimum Wage

Slay spokeswoman Maggie Crane on Tuesday confirmed that the Democratic mayor wants to raise the city’s minimum. A starting point for discussion is $15 per hour by Jan. 1, 2020, Crane said, but details are still being ironed out.

06/02/2015

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