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...

Ready to volunteer?

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...

Let’s talk about reform

Across St. Louis, conversations continue to take place on the future of our region and how to confront the internal competition, inefficiencies, and disparities in services caused by fragmentation. This past weekend, columnists and editorial board writers at the St....

New report coming Monday. Be sure you’re signed up!

Coming Monday, June 13th, the culmination of Better Together’s studies to this point will challenge the region to ask itself one important question: Why does a region with world-class resources struggle to thrive? Sign up today, and be among the very first to...