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Entries Tagged as 'Mayor Frances Slay'

Picture of the Day: Symbolism Over Substance; STL Mayor “Sleeps” Outside to Sympathize With Homeless Teens

November 19th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Photo courtesy of Susan Ryan “Why I am sleeping out? I am sleeping out on November 15th because I have two children. Their hopes and dreams are my highest concern. This week, more than 2,500 other young people will be sleeping in vacant buildings, shelters, and alleys throughout the St. Louis region. They have the […]

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Tags: Mayor Frances Slay · Picture/Quote of the Day · St. Louis

“Brian Wahby Being Brian Wahby”

June 4th, 2012 · No Comments

The American reports on the shady dealings going on in St. Louis City’s Democratic sixth ward where NO African Americans were endorsed a couple of weeks ago. Excluded from an endorsement was former legislative aide Michael Butler who is running against school choice advocate and Wahby protege Martin Casas.   It seems they had cover: “Other […]

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Tags: Mayor Frances Slay · School Choice · St. Louis

Jamilah, “Lil’ Niecey” Nasheed Completes the Trifecta

March 20th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Political Fix: Last week, Slay offered his support for Nasheed in her bid to jump from the state House to the state Senate.  The endorsement is notable for a few reasons.  In 2007, Nasheed — than a fiery community activist — was leading the spirited if impractical attempt to recall Slay from office. But Nasheed […]

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Tags: Mayor Frances Slay · MO Legislature · St. Louis

STL Mayor Stokes City/County Merger Talk

November 29th, 2011 · No Comments

“If it takes the City of St. Louis reentering St. Louis County to make us globally competitve….that’s what I’m all About.”–– Charlie Dooley Here we go again! MayorSlay.com: Publicly, privately, and at every opportunity, I am a supporter of undoing the Great Divorce of 1876 that separated the City of St. Louis from St. Louis […]

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Tags: Mayor Frances Slay · St. Louis · STL County Executive Charlie Dooley

Video: Slay Does Alderman Photo Op Days Before Suggesting “We Don’t Need 28 Aldermen”

June 11th, 2011 · No Comments

Wonder if Mayor Slay discussed with Alderman  Jeffrey Boyd (to the right of the mayor) beforehand his thoughts about downsizing the board?Hat tip:SAINTLOUISTV

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Tags: Mayor Frances Slay · St. Louis · Videos

Chairwoman Jamilah “Lil’ Niecy” Nasheed Passes ZERO Bills This Session

May 16th, 2011 · 2 Comments

   The St. Louis arm of the state control media give their assessment on why the local control bill failed this session in the klegislature: “The St. Louis Police Local control bill fell victim to the rivalry, as the Senate refused to allow a vote on the bill unless it got its way with tax […]

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Tags: Mayor Frances Slay · St. Louis