Tag: Francis Slay

Alderman Krewson to run for St. Louis mayor

ST. LOUIS — Lyda Krewson, who has served for nearly two decades on the city’s Board of Aldermen, announced on Tuesday she wants to become St. Louis’ next mayor. Krewson, a Democrat who represents St. Louis’ Central West End, went public with her decision to run for city government’s top […]

TWMP: Mayor Slay, SJR 39 and politics

On Sunday’s episode of This Week in Missouri Politics, host Scott Faughn welcomes an all panel show featuring Sarah Rossi of the ACLU of Missouri, Mindy Mazur of GPS Impact, Aaron Baker of Axiom Strategies, and Jeff Rainford, former chief of staff for St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay. The four discuss in-depth and […]

Slay decides not to seek reelection, ends historic era at St. Louis City Hall

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay, the longest serving and one of the most successful mayors in city history, announced Friday that he would not seek re-election in 2017, ending a 16-year run. The announcement caps a triumphant week for Slay after the NGA announced it would stay in St. Louis […]

Part One: 10 of the Most Fascinating People of 2015

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay No politician moved the needle more in 2015 than St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay. After leading on the issue of equality in marriage last year, Slay led on a host of public policy issues this year. He was at the front of the ban the […]

Conway, Republican gov. candidates ask Nixon to keep Missouri from accepting refugees

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – In the wake of the terrorist attacks in Paris Friday, governors across the United States, from Indiana, Michigan, Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas and Alabama, have said their states will no longer accept refugees from Syria after at least one of the attackers came into Europe via a wave of […]

St. Louis mayor endorses Zimmerman for attorney general

ST. LOUIS – Democrat Jake Zimmerman earned the endorsement of St. Louis’ highest-ranking government official Thursday in his bid for the attorney general’s office. Mayor Francis Slay backed the St. Louis County Assessor over former Cass County Prosecutor Teresa Hensley of the in the Democratic primary. “Jake is the best […]

Officials to discuss proposed NGA site in North St. Louis County

ST. LOUIS –   The governor and elected officials from the St. Louis area will hold a public meeting to show their support for a proposed National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) site Thursday evening. While the meeting will largely entail the Army Corps of Engineers’ Draft Environmental Impact Study of the proposed […]