Marlene Davis http://news.stlpublicradio.org en 'Sagging Pants Bill' Supporters Say The Style Has Medical Repercussions http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/sagging-pants-bill-supporters-say-style-has-medical-repercussions <div><p>Members of the St. Louis Board of Aldermen debated a bill that would place a fine on sagging your pants in public.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Public Safety Committee spent about an hour and a half debating the <a href="http://www.news.stlpublicradio.org/post/100-fine-sagging-pants-yes-under-proposed-st-louis-bill" target="_blank">much-publicized</a> bill's merits.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A big focus was on sagging’s supposed impact on health.</span></p> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 19:21:23 +0000 Chris McDaniel 27744 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org 'Sagging Pants Bill' Supporters Say The Style Has Medical Repercussions $100 Fine For Sagging Pants? Yes, Under Proposed St. Louis Bill http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/100-fine-sagging-pants-yes-under-proposed-st-louis-bill <p></p><p>A St. Louis alderwoman wants to keep people from sagging their pants in public. Marlene Davis introduced <a href="http://stlouis-mo.gov/internal-apps/legislative/upload/boardbill/BB117-wd19.pdf">a bill </a>Friday that would impose a fine of at least $100 for a violation.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A violation is described as wearing pants below the waist, exposing the skin or undergarments which is quote “likely to cause affront or alarm.”</span></p> Fri, 21 Jun 2013 18:11:02 +0000 Chris McDaniel 27613 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org $100 Fine For Sagging Pants? Yes, Under Proposed St. Louis Bill Del Taco bill wins narrow approval from Board of Aldermen http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/del-taco-bill-wins-narrow-approval-board-aldermen <p>A <a href="http://stlouis-mo.gov/internal-apps/legislative/upload/floor-substitute/BB118%20FSAA.pdf">measure </a>that local preservationists worry could lead to the demolition of the UFO-shaped former home of Del Taco on Grand Ave. is on its way to the mayor&#39;s desk.</p> Fri, 08 Jul 2011 20:49:58 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 1607 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Del Taco bill wins narrow approval from Board of Aldermen