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...
Better Together Looks to Update Key Figures from Previous Studies

Better Together Looks to Update Key Figures from Previous Studies

Last year, Better Together released a Transparency Report on its efforts to obtain public information from the 115 local governments in the St. Louis City and County region. Today, as we look to update key figures from our previous studies, Better Together issued a...

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Members of Better Together’s staff continue to engage with community members about the internal competition, disparity in services, and lack of regional vision caused by fragmentation. Now, Better Together needs your help in reaching out to friends and neighbors...