Jeffrey Boyd

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2013

    St. Louis Prostitution: Alderman Jeffrey Boyd Raises Question of Legalized Brothels

    What can St. Louis do to curb the wide range of problems associated with prostitution? One idea that's getting a lot of attention in recent weeks is to legalize it, which would mean permitting lawful, regulated brothels that the city could actually tax. The concept was brought forward by Alderman ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2012

    Primary Results: Akin to Face McCaskill, Clay Trounces Carnahan, Jones Wins City Treasurer

    Yesterday's Missouri primary resulted in a few surprises. The biggest, perhaps, was Congressman Lacy Clay's stunning victory over Congressman Russ Carnahan for Missouri's First Congressional District that includes all of St. Louis and much of the county. Clay garnered 63.2 percent of the vote to Car ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2012

    Cuts to Firefighter Pensions Pass City, Firemen Take Fight to Court

    The Board of Alderman finally voted today to pass Mayor Francis Slay's firefighter pension overhaul, a bill that eliminates benefits that the city has deemed unaffordable. Demetris "Al" Alfred, a firefighter and union representative to IAFF Local 73, said he was disappointed by the vote but that t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2012

    Alderman Jeffrey Boyd to Run for City Treasurer

    ​ Updated 9:55 p.m. February 8 to show cash-on-hand for Fred Wessels. For the record, his campaign finance report was filed on-time. Twenty-second Ward Alderman Jeffrey Boyd announced yesterday that he is running for St. Louis treasurer, making an already crowded race even deeper. Boyd, who has ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2010

    How Much Are Lobbyists Spending on Your St. Louis Alderman?

    kaciestarrtriplett.comKacie Starr Triplett (Ward 6) leads the Board of Aldermen with $1,327 in lobbyist expenditures this year.​Poor St. Louis Aldermen. Sure, their $32,000 a year salary is nothing to sneeze at and roughly on par with what state reps ($36k) and senators ($31k) earn. But when it co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2010

    Alderman Boyd Proposes Bill to Re-Legalize Sale of Mini "Airport" Liquor Bottles

    Image viaCan't buy or sell these little guys, technically -- unless Alderman Boyd changes the law. ​Psst. About that pocket-sized bottle of booze you're nipping off. Yeah, the one you bought within city limits: it's contraband. Those 50-milliliter bottles -- good for warming tummies in business cl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2010

    Today's Board of Aldermen Meeting: No News Is Good News?

    Where the magic happens.​Last Friday marked the first regular meeting of the St. Louis City Board of Aldermen after the summer break. And what a thrilling return it was: The agenda listed pages of first readings, from a law to crack down on brick thieves to a proposed bill that would prohibit drin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2010

    Here's Why St. Louis Cops Don't Want City Officials Controlling the Police...

    Jeffrey Boyd​...because St. Louis Aldermen would be allowed to videotape "half-naked men" no matter the directives of the police. Okay, we jest, but you wonder if department brass didn't think of the city/police power struggle this week when Alderman Jeffrey Boyd (Ward 22) filed a complaint compla ... More >>

  • News

    September 14, 2005

    Open Season

    You dont need a single reason to recall your alderman, especially in north St. Louis

  • News

    July 31, 2002

    Double Tap

    Boyd hopes to serve a cold dish of revenge to Kenny Jones