Sylvester Taylor http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Mo. Supreme Court: Nasheed, Taylor to stay on Democratic primary ballots http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-supreme-court-nasheed-taylor-stay-democratic-primary-ballots <p><em><strong>Updated&nbsp;4:34 p.m.</strong><em>&nbsp;with&nbsp;comments from&nbsp;Rep. Sylvester Taylor.<span style="display: none">&nbsp;</span></em></em></p><p>Usually, the residency requirement for political candidates is just another box to check, but two cases involving St. Louis-area office-seekers have not been so clearly defined - until today.</p> Tue, 19 Jun 2012 17:41:59 +0000 Rachel Lippmann, Kelsey Proud, Marshall Griffin & The Associated Press 3942 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. Supreme Court: Nasheed, Taylor to stay on Democratic primary ballots Judge: Taylor, like Nasheed, doesn't qualify for ballot due to residency requirement http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/judge-taylor-nasheed-doesnt-qualify-ballot-due-residency-requirement <p>The Missouri Supreme Court is being&nbsp;asked to decide who qualifies to run for the state Legislature when&nbsp;boundaries are changed during redistricting.</p><p>Democratic House members Rochelle Walton Gray and Sylvester&nbsp;Taylor each filed to run in the 75th House District in St. Louis&nbsp;County. That district was redrawn last year and includes pieces of&nbsp;both lawmakers&#39; current House districts. Gray lives in the new 75th District, and Taylor does not.</p> Thu, 14 Jun 2012 19:27:41 +0000 The Associated Press 3912 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Judge: Taylor, like Nasheed, doesn't qualify for ballot due to residency requirement Workplace discrimination bills getting attention in Mo. House, Senate http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/workplace-discrimination-bills-getting-attention-mo-house-senate <p>Legislation that would change Missouri&rsquo;s definition on workplace discrimination is getting attention this week on both sides of the Missouri General Assembly.</p><p>On Monday,<a href="http://www.house.mo.gov/billsummary.aspx?bill=HB1219"> the House version of the bill </a>was approved by that chamber&rsquo;s Workforce Development Committee.&nbsp; Under the bill, discrimination would have to be a motivating factor in any action taken against an employee, not a contributing factor as it is now.&nbsp; Democrat<a href="http://house.mo.gov/member.aspx?district=80&amp;year=2012">&nbsp;Sylvester Taylor of&nbsp;North County </a>voted against the bill in committee. Tue, 24 Jan 2012 02:31:14 +0000 Marshall Griffin 2920 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Workplace discrimination bills getting attention in Mo. House, Senate Mo. House votes to change workplace discrimination laws http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mo-house-votes-change-workplace-discrimination-laws <p>The <a href="http://www.house.mo.gov/">Missouri House</a> has voted to change the state&#39;s laws about workplace discrimination.</p><p>In a 95-59 vote Thursday, the House passed <a href="http://www.house.mo.gov/billsummary.aspx?bill=HB205&amp;year=2011&amp;code=R">legislation</a> that would change the legal standard people must meet when alleging in a lawsuit that they were fired for discriminatory reasons. The bill now goes to the Senate.</p> Thu, 24 Feb 2011 22:27:56 +0000 The Associated Press 604 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mo. House votes to change workplace discrimination laws