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(Kevin Killeen, KMOX)

Lewis Reed Asks SLATE Job Agency to Remove Shredding Machines

"For the sake of maintaining the integrity and transparency of the department"

January 15, 2019 - 1:18 pm
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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) — As allegations of falsifying time sheets and other important documents continue to mount, St. Louis Board of Alderman President Lewis Reed is demanding SLATE "remove any shredding equipment from the premises." 

The U.S. Attorney's Office is questioning several SLATE employees about the allegations.

Related: Update: Feds, State of Mo Investigate Time Sheets at SLATE

In his statement, Reed states he's trying to keep the program alive, and feels the machines present a risk of "the integrity and transparency of the department."

Read his full letter and statement below:

KMOX's Kevin Killeen is awaiting Mayor Lyda Krewson's response. Facilities Management Division Commissioner Rick Ernst declined comment.