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...

The real Game Changer for St. Louis

This past week we were reminded that civic leaders in St. Louis are elevating the importance of having a regional conversation about fragmentation. Thursday night our board member Joe Reagan, President and CEO of the St. Louis Regional Chamber, spoke to a group of 800...
A pivotal moment for the St. Louis region

A pivotal moment for the St. Louis region

Better Together’s Co-Chairmen, Ambassador Bert Walker & Joe Adorjan, submitted this guest column that was published in the July 11, 2017 edition of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. — Recently, the Ellisville City Council voted to place a measure on the...