Tag: Tishaura Jones

Jones officially announces bid in St. Louis mayoral race

ST. LOUIS – St. Louis City Treasurer Tishaura Jones held her first official mayoral campaign event Tuesday night at the Exodus Art Gallery in St. Louis. Jones has been championed by a strong contingent of supporters for months to take over longtime Mayor Francis Slay’s position, and Tuesday’s event showed […]

TWMP: Nasheed, photo voter ID and Koster’s lead in the polls

On Sunday’s episode of “This Week in Missouri Politics,” Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis, joins host Scott Faughn to discuss her opposition to the gun bill and the photo voter ID bill, and the controversy she generated when she sat during the Pledge of Allegiance during veto session as an […]

Did Senator Parson score a win in the 78th redo?

Bruce Franks unseating of Rep. Penny Hubbard produced one of the most bizarre electoral outcomes this week. Franks ran a Bernie Sanders-style campaign focused on change, pitting the Hubbard family as the same.  Of the race there were a few obvious winners starting with Franks, but also credit for his […]

30 Women Changing Politics

The following thirty women are women who are the gladiators in the arena who rarely receive headlines or notoriety, though they are more than worthy. This list has no state or statewide legislators, no legislative staff, yet their actions have a direct impact on policy each and every day. Appearing […]

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 […]

Dotson, Reed, and Nasheed lead pack early in STL mayor’s race

ST. LOUIS – A preliminary poll released Friday conducted for The Missouri Times indicates that the race to become the next mayor of St. Louis is crowded at the top. St. Louis Police Commissioner Sam Dotson leads the pack in the Gravias Marketing poll with 17 percent, President of the […]

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 […]

Baker formally announces campaign for treasurer

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Former state representative Judy Baker has officially announced her campaign for state treasurer under the banner, “Make Change.” She said she hopes to “make Missouri’s money work for everybody, not just a few.” “We need to make change in Missouri,” Baker said in her announcement. ” We […]

Jones endorses Zimmerman for attorney general

ST. LOUIS – St. Louis City Treasurer Tishaura Jones has endorsed Jake Zimmerman for attorney general, stating that “he is a proven advocate for fairness.” Zimmerman, St. Louis County assessor, former state representative, and former assistant attorney general, is in a two-way Democratic primary currently with former Cass County prosecutor […]