On Friday, St. Louis alderwoman Marlene Davis introduced a bill to ban saggy pants in the city that could potentially result in hefty fines and even jail time for offenders. Since news broke about her proposal, there has already been backlash, including from some of her colleagues who say it's an in ... More >>
St. Louis alderwoman Marlene Davis today introduced a proposal to ban sagging pants in the city as part of an ordinance that could carry fines up to $500 and up to 90 days in jail. The language of the bill says that banned lewd behavior includes "any person to appear in a public place wearing pant ... More >>
Today's Board of Aldermen meeting kicked off with a complimentary Christmas concert by the Rosati-Kain High School choir. After the warblers finished their hymns about a poor baby shivering in a chilly night, the city's lawmakers voted to help ensure St. Louis children never go to bed cold. Coin ... More >>
Image viaThe Board of Aldermen think they can hit it big with the Chain of Rocks CasinoThe Board of Aldermen doubled-down on the city's efforts to replace the defunct President Casino, approving a measure at their meeting this morning that opens the door for developers to build a $134 million cas ... More >>
Updated 12:12 p.m. Debate today was canceled last minute as the bill was placed on the board's informal calendar. Bill is now schedule for discussion at next Friday's meeting.The citywide smoking ban floated by Ward 28 Alderwoman Lyda Krewson goes to the floor of the St. Louis Board of Aldermen toda ... More >>
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