Civil Conversations: Christopher Gordon

How did we get here? Most know that St. Louis City was separated from St. Louis County in 1876 in a move that’s come to be known as The Great Divorce.  It seems we now know the results of this split all too well — what’s less understood is why the divorce took...

In memory of Bob Baer

Bob Baer Public Finance Committee, Better Together Bob Baer worked on Better Together’s first study. He brought energy, expertise and patience to the task and helped the Better Together team establish standards of excellence and integrity. We will always be grateful...
The Pulse of St. Louis: City-County Governance

The Pulse of St. Louis: City-County Governance

Throughout October, the St. Louis City-County Governance Task Force has held the first in a series of town hall discussions to collect extensive input from the community, so that the Task Force can consider this feedback when issuing reports and developing...
City-County Task Force to Host Town Hall Discussions

City-County Task Force to Host Town Hall Discussions

Does regional fragmentation impact regional growth? What municipal services are exceptional in your community? When considering the possibility of consolidated municipal services in the region, what are the three most important factors to account for? Throughout...