Sen. Jamilah Nasheed calling on Mayor Lyda Krewson to have an Emergency meeting

September 19, 2017
Contact: Jamilah Nasheed

JEFFERSON CITY — State Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis, today issued the following statement relating to a call for the Mayor Krewson to have an emergency meeting with black elected officials:


“I commend you for recognizing, as you so aptly wrote, that you ‘will need collaboration and cooperation from other elected officials’ to achieve this worthy goal.  I agree with your assessment and look forward to working with you to address these issues and chart a positive path forward for the City of St. Louis and its citizens.”


“After all of the unrest I am requesting that Mayor Lyda Krewson hold an emergency meeting with all black elected officials in the region to begin the important conversation about what policy changes should be made.”




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