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Entries Tagged as 'Mayor Frances Slay'

Picture of the Day: Symbolism Over Substance; STL Mayor “Sleeps” Outside to Sympathize With Homeless Teens

November 19th, 2012 · No Comments

Photo courtesy of Susan Ryan “Why I am sleeping out? I am sleeping out on November 15th because I have two children. Their hopes and dreams are my highest concern. This week, more than 2,500 other young people will be sleeping in vacant buildings, shelters, and alleys throughout the St. Louis region. They have the […]

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Tags: Mayor Frances Slay · Picture/Quote of the Day · St. Louis

“Brian Wahby Being Brian Wahby”

June 4th, 2012 · No Comments

The American reports on the shady dealings going on in St. Louis City’s Democratic sixth ward where NO African Americans were endorsed a couple of weeks ago. Excluded from an endorsement was former legislative aide Michael Butler who is running against school choice advocate and Wahby protege Martin Casas.   It seems they had cover: “Other […]

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Tags: Mayor Frances Slay · School Choice · St. Louis

Jamilah, “Lil’ Niecey” Nasheed Completes the Trifecta

March 20th, 2012 · No Comments

Political Fix: Last week, Slay offered his support for Nasheed in her bid to jump from the state House to the state Senate.  The endorsement is notable for a few reasons.  In 2007, Nasheed — than a fiery community activist — was leading the spirited if impractical attempt to recall Slay from office. But Nasheed […]

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Tags: Mayor Frances Slay · MO Legislature · St. Louis

STL Mayor Stokes City/County Merger Talk

November 29th, 2011 · No Comments

“If it takes the City of St. Louis reentering St. Louis County to make us globally competitve….that’s what I’m all About.”–– Charlie Dooley Here we go again! MayorSlay.com: Publicly, privately, and at every opportunity, I am a supporter of undoing the Great Divorce of 1876 that separated the City of St. Louis from St. Louis […]

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Tags: Mayor Frances Slay · St. Louis · STL County Executive Charlie Dooley

Video: Slay Does Alderman Photo Op Days Before Suggesting “We Don’t Need 28 Aldermen”

June 11th, 2011 · No Comments

Wonder if Mayor Slay discussed with Alderman  Jeffrey Boyd (to the right of the mayor) beforehand his thoughts about downsizing the board?Hat tip:SAINTLOUISTV

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Tags: Mayor Frances Slay · St. Louis · Videos

Chairwoman Jamilah “Lil’ Niecy” Nasheed Passes ZERO Bills This Session

May 16th, 2011 · No Comments

   The St. Louis arm of the state control media give their assessment on why the local control bill failed this session in the klegislature: “The St. Louis Police Local control bill fell victim to the rivalry, as the Senate refused to allow a vote on the bill unless it got its way with tax […]

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Tags: Mayor Frances Slay · St. Louis

Source: Black STL Police Officers Lose in Local Control Compromise; Rep. Nasheed Nets $5K

April 21st, 2011 · No Comments

“It’s an open secret this bill [payday loan reform] is bought and paid for. It’s an open secret that this bill is a joke, it’s an open secret around the state that this ain’t real reform….” –Former Rep. Jake Zimmerman, D-Olivette Is the “voice for the people” Rep. Jamilah Nasheed aka Niecey Williams “bought and […]

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Tags: Mayor Frances Slay · St. Louis

Quote of the Day: “Neicey Williams aka Rep. Jamillah Nasheed is a Hypocrite”

March 29th, 2011 · No Comments

“Niecey Williams” aka Rep. Jamilah Nasheed with then presidential candidate Hillary Clinton The local control situation in St. Louis is really getting out of control with anonymous rumors and accusations being thrown around in disreputable newspapers better know for reporting stories like, “Pookie shot Little Red over a bag of crack.” We’ll have a few […]

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Tags: Mayor Frances Slay · MO Legislature · St. Louis

Video: Anthony Barber and the LRA – The Impact of Rejection

March 18th, 2011 · No Comments

Hat tip:showmeinstitute Anthony Barber wants to open a barbecue restaurant in north Saint Louis. But last summer, the city rejected his bid to buy the vacant building where he planned to put it. Now, after a yearlong investigation by Show-Me Institute policy analyst Audrey Spalding, the city has said that it will reconsider his application. […]

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Tags: Mayor Frances Slay · Show Me Institute · St. Louis

STL Alderman On County-City Merger: “Merge County Municipalities 1st”

October 26th, 2010 · No Comments

“AAA Charlie” Dooley’s city county merger trial balloon continues to have negative reverberations for him in his campaign for reelection as St. Louis County executive. Here’s what Dooley told the Post Dispatch on September 27th: In a meeting Monday morning with Post-Dispatch editorial writers and reporters, St. Louis County Executive Charlie A. Dooley said a […]

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Tags: Mayor Frances Slay · St. Louis · STL County Executive Charlie Dooley