City-County Merger News

Prosecutors say Stenger does not deserve break in prison sentence

Pictured above: Then-County Executive Steve Stenger presents a proclamation declaring ‘Chancellor Mark Wrighton Day’ in St. Louis County April 8 to honor Wrighton’s retirement as Washington University chancellor this summer, in this photo Stenger posted to his county executive Twitter account. Wrighton was the head of Better Together’s city-county merger campaign.  By Gloria Lloyd News Editor

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Better Together withdraws merger plan due to statewide vote, Stenger

Pictured above: Then-County Executive Steve Stenger presents a proclamation declaring “Chancellor Mark Wrighton Day” in St. Louis County April 8 to honor Wrighton’s retirement as Washington University chancellor this summer, in a photo Stenger posted to his county executive Twitter account. A city-county merger for St. Louis is off the table, for now anyway. Better

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Crestwood adopts resolution against city-county merger

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com The Crestwood Board of Aldermen is taking an official position against a merger of St. Louis city and St. Louis County. The board adopted a resolution against a city-county merger at its meeting Tuesday night. The resolution, which was approved unanimously by the board 7-0 with Ward 2 Alderman Justin

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Better Together changes after Stenger subpoena: ‘Metro Mayor’ elected in 2022, not 2024

Pictured above: Mayor Lyda Krewson, left, listens to County Executive Steve Stenger say he supports ‘transformative’ change for the region at the Better Together rollout Jan. 28. Photo by Erin Achenbach.  By Gloria Lloyd News Editor glorialloyd@callnewspapers.com A day after County Executive Steve Stenger, the choice for the St. Louis city-county merger’s “Metro Mayor,” said he

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