I have joined mayors from across the country asking the federal government to study how food stamps are used. I strongly believe that the federal food stamp program should promote healthy choices and healthy lifestyles. That’s why, for example, I support allowing food stamps to be used at farmer’s markets. And that's why I signed the letter.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who sponsored the letter, has his own issues of concern, one of which... Read More
St. Louis mourns the passing of Gwendolyn Stephenson, a nationally-known administrator whose leadership and aptitude to solve problems vastly improved two different college systems. Dr. Stephenson was an educator who best work was performed, not in classrooms, but in boardrooms encouraging excellence in her faculties and partnerships from the business communities that would employ her students.
The major landmarks of her life are familiar ones: she grew up in the Ville;... Read More