Matthew Carroll-Schmidt, with Team TIF, talks the downside of Proposition 2, the April 4th ballot proposal, which supports a soccer stadium and why he thinks St. Louis shouldn't use public money for the stadium.
Former mayoral Chief of Staff Jeff Rainford explains the upside of Proposition 2, the April 4th ballot proposal, which supports a soccer stadium and why he thinks its passage would be good for the city and the region. Tom Michler of New Dimensions Soccer talks about how his non-profit is bringing the game to underserved urban youth and how it helps them both on and off the field.
Andrew Jones, Republican candidate for mayor of St. Louis, joins DJ in studio to talk about why he decided to run, his plans to combat crime in the city and updating the city's way of creating economic development.
Stacy Ross and Alvin Willis of Neighbors4StableSTL.org join DJ in studio to talk about Prop NS (neighborhood stabilization) and how it can help St. Louis take care of its vacant building problem. Funds from the bond issue, up to $6 million per year, would be used to stabilize vacant residential buildings and increase the chances that they would be rehabbed and re-used.
City Treasurer Tishaura Jones talks about her school days in the desegregation program, her two terms in Jefferson City as a state representative, taking over for Larry Williams as city treasurer....and her decision to run for mayor -- why she's doing it, what she wants to do and how she hopes to pull it off.
Ald. Antonio French discusses why he's running for mayor of St. Louis in the March 7 primary and what he thinks needs to be done to improve public safety, neighborhoods, and economic opportunities in disadvantaged neighborhoods. And he talks about Fergustan, yes.
Jeffrey Boyd has been alderman from the 22nd Ward for 14 years. The father of three spent 23 years in the Army, retiring as a Master Sergeant. He is running to be mayor of the city of St. Louis and is a candidate in the Democratic Primary on Tuesday, March 7.
Gloria Muhammad, aldermanic candidate in St. Louis's Third Ward, and Megan Betts, aldermanic candidate in the 5th Ward discuss their campaigns and the issues in preparation for the upcoming elections.
Aldermanic candidates, Dan Guenther of the 9th Ward and Lindsay Pattan of the 19th, discuss their campaigns leading up to the March 7 election.
local bon vivants Byron Kerman and Toby Weiss join DJ in studio to take a look at the past year and what we have in store for us in 2017. Crikey.