The only people in the state with the legal (and moral) authority to change the City's employee residency rules are the voters of the City of St. Louis...Employees of the City of St. Louis have all accepted the residency rule as a condition of employment. SB739 purports to give some of them the chance to break that contract. The next steps will be serious.This morning on KMOX, Slay's chief of staff Jeff Rainford suggested that a lawsuit will be forthcoming.
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