Tag: reentry

New report highlights waste and inefficiency, city and county leaders call for more cooperation

ST. LOUIS – City and county officials alike are now calling for greater cooperation between the two entities of the city of St. Louis and St. Louis County in an effort to combat inefficiency and better utilize taxpayer funds. The top two leaders of the St. Louis region, St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson and St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger both endorsed the study by the nonprofit Better Together, speaking in favor of more coordination […]

The case for and against St. Louis’ reentry

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Senate President Pro Tem has a few thoughts towards “fixing” the St. Louis region, and it might leave a bad taste in the mouths of more than a few. In an interview with St. Louis Public Radio’s Jason Rosenbaum a few weeks back, Sen. Ron Richard, R-Joplin, suggested some changes to the area, particularly through the combining of the City of St. Louis and St. Louis County or merging municipalities. […]