Tag: stadium

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 […]

Texts from the Trail: Personal feelings overheating

It’s the time of year everyone gathers at parties to share all of our dreams for world peace and speaks of perpetual hope. However, in the Missouri political world it’s been the time of year when the personal ill feelings of people in and around Missouri politics have begun to spill […]

National Car Rental Field: not the first time Missouri financed a football stadium

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. – With debate raging over the funding for a potential new football stadium in St. Louis, some legislators have questioned Gov. Jay Nixon’s plan to use public funds to finance part of that new facility. A similar debate took place last decade only with some of 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 […]