Wednesday marked the first anniversary of St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson’s time in office. The first woman elected to lead the Gateway City, she joined St. Louis on the Air host Don Marsh for a conversation both reflecting on her first 12 months in the role and looking ahead.
In addition to saying she will sign current aldermanic legislation that would, respectively, give subpoena power to the Civilian Oversight Board and increase workforce inclusion goals , Krewson touched on the effort to create a buffer zone around St. Louis’ Planned Parenthood facility in the Central West End. She also responded to a wide variety of other questions from Marsh and from listeners. Ten of them are included below – along with the full conversation here: