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Kevin Killeen
August 07, 2019 - 8:55 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — Organizers of a new effort to consider merging St. Louis city and county government are getting their act together. The Municipal League of Metro St. Louis — a group of county towns plus the city of St. Louis — almost has enough petition signatures to form a regional Board of...
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May 06, 2019 - 4:51 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — The downfall of Steve Stenger appears to have been the final straw that pushed backers of a St. Louis city-county merger to pull their plan off the table — at least for now. Better Together , the effort to merge the City of St. Louis with St. Louis County, withdrew its proposal...
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April 03, 2019 - 5:09 pm
JEFFERSON CITY (KMOX) — St. Louis area lawmakers from both sides of the aisle gathered Wednesday to support a resolution that would require any constitutional amendment that modifies the form of government of a city or town to be supported by a majority of the voters in those areas. The resolution...
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March 28, 2019 - 2:12 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson says it's her job to work with the St. Louis County Executive, no matter who that is. Krewson addressed the potential federal investigation into County Executive Steve Stenger's office , which came into focus earlier this week after Stenger's...
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March 14, 2019 - 2:06 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — A lawyer representing a mystery Better Together supporter is sending threatening letters to St. Louis County municipalities. The letters are warning cities and villages not to use taxpayer dollars to oppose the proposed St. Louis city-county merger. DOWNLOAD: Warning letter sent...
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Alex Degman
March 07, 2019 - 5:36 am
NORTH COUNTY (KMOX) — The public is starting to take their questions about a city-county merger directly to the people responsible for the plan. The group Better Together held the first of several town halls in North County Wednesday -- more than 100 people attended. Better Together's MariuS...
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Michael Calhoun
February 26, 2019 - 3:15 pm
ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. (KMOX) — Two more municipalities have put their opposition to the Better Together statewide vote in writing. Last night, the councils of Florissant and University City unanimously passed resolutions saying they don't like it. "The safe, historic, patriotic, and faith-based...
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Kevin Killeen
February 26, 2019 - 1:56 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — Two St. Louis aldermen are fighting back against the "Better Together" city-county merger plan -- they want to recall the mayor of St. Louis. Two north St. Louis aldermen, John Collins-Muhammad and Brandon Bosley, say Mayor Lyda Krewson has "betrayed local voters." Related:...
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Brian Kelly
February 25, 2019 - 8:11 am
UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. (KMOX) — It looks like University City is going to be the next municipality to officially register its opposition to the Better Together plan to merge St. Louis City and County. The city council is scheduled to take up a resolution on the issue Monday night. Resolution 2019.3...
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February 20, 2019 - 11:01 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The nonprofit behind an effort to merge the city of St. Louis with St. Louis County says the consolidation would save the region's taxpayers nearly $5 billion in the first 10 years, but some local leaders are questioning the numbers. Better Together released its fiscal analysis...
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