Tag: Rams

Auditor’s office announces audit of Rams after 2 year wait

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Joan Gummels, a special advisor and representative from the state Auditor’s office announced to the Joint Committee on Legislative Research that the state will be performing an audit of the former St. Louis Rams in the next calendar year. She came to the Joint Committee on […]

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 […]

If You Build It: The saga of a stadium

St. Louis — When Gov. Jay Nixon announced a two-man task force last November charged with keeping the NFL in St. Louis and building a new stadium to do just that, the second-term governor appeared at first to be coming a little late to the party. In November, Nixon announced […]

STL judge: no city vote to spend city funds on stadium

Saint Louis, Mo. —St. Louis Circuit Court Judge Thomas Frawley declared a city ordinance requiring a public vote before spending local funds on a new NFL stadium invalid today, giving stadium supporters another legal win. Frawley also addressed the issue of adjacency in his ruling, stating that the proposed location […]

Stadium task force asking for $50 million in tax breaks

Saint Louis, Mo. — A task force appointed by Gov. Jay Nixon to make a new NFL stadium in Missouri a reality is seeking $50 million in tax breaks from the state over the next three years. A presentation was made to the Missouri Development Finance Board whch administers a […]

TWMP talks education, Kander, Rams, and more

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, a St. Louis Democrat, appeared before a guest panel yesterday and called an education bill expected for debate in the senate later tonight “the most significant legislation this year.” Nasheed was referring to the senate’s second attempt in as many years to pass […]

Nixon announces his steps to move forward with a new NFL stadium

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Gov. Jay Nixon proposed his plans to prepare a north riverfront site of downtown St. Louis for a new NFL stadium. The proposal calls for a 64,000-seat stadium on at least a 90-acre site. Nixon explained to reporters that without the NFL in Missouri, the state […]