The St. Louis mayor's race is over -- but controversial commentary on the battle between Francis Slay and Lewis Reed apparently is not.
Activist Percy Green sent around an op-ed he wrote to his e-mail list this week with his analysis of the primary race between the long-time incumbent and challeng ... More >>
The city has officially withdrawn a labor agreement form that critics earlier this week slammed as the most draconian, anti-employee policy in the history of St. Louis.
Union leaders and opponents of Mayor Francis Slay say this is a significant retraction that will save future employees from signi ... More >>
To apply some wisdom from John Goodman's character in The Big Lebowski, political campaigning is not like 'Nam. It's like bowling. There are rules. If you distribute campaign material in Missouri, for example, you must announce who's paid for it. And if you're already an elected official, you can't ... More >>
Earlier this week, we broke news that the St. Louis Water Division has chosen Veolia Water, a Paris-based company and the largest water services provider in the world, to guide cost-cutting at the utility. The final contract has not yet been awarded, but a longtime employee of the department provide ... More >>
Update: Mayor Slay's office has many of the answers.
Something very strange is going on with the Pevely Dairy complex's iconic sign.
On Tuesday, as a crew worked to remove the "P" in the word "Pevely" atop the old factory building at Grand and Choteau, the huge character got loose from its ropes a ... More >>
OccupySTL has some grievances for Mayor Slay.Three days after St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay issued and edict demanding that those involved in Occupy St. Louis vacate Kiener Plaza, the "occupiers" issued their own message to City Hall. In a statement yesterday sent to media outlets, OccupySTL accus ... More >>
The Board of Aldermen passed a resolution today to investigate the city's corrections division, particularly the string of four jail breaks in the past fifteen months. The investigation will be handled by the Board's Public Safety Committee, which is chaired by 27th Ward Alderman Greg Carter.The ... More >>
Y'all come back now, ya hear?Last week, Governor Jay Nixon signed a bill into law allowing St. Louis firefighters to live outside the city. State senator Jim Lembke's (R - St. Louis County) SB 739 allows firefighters to move outside city limits after seven years of service if the city schools are ... More >>