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...

Regional Spending Comparison

Regional Spending Comparison 2017 Regional Spending Comparison: 2017 Regional Spending Comparison Report 2017 Regional Spending Comparison Appendix (PDF) 2017 Regional Spending Comparison Appendix (Excel) 2017 Regional Spending Comparison Supplemental Data (PDF) 2017...
More Lessons from Louisville

More Lessons from Louisville

“You can’t be a 21st Century community with a 19th Century structure of government.” This was the key takeaway regional leaders learned from Jerry Abramson at a luncheon hosted by Better Together last week. Mayor Abramson served an unprecedented two decades as Mayor...

MO Senate Attempting to Gut Historic Court Reforms

During the aftermath of the shooting of Michael Brown and the ensuing civil unrest, organizations like Better Together, the Arch City Defenders, SLU Law Legal Clinic, and the Ferguson Commission shone a light on a litany of abuses taking place in municipal courts...