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

St. Louis city Mayor Lyda Krewson, left, listens to former County Executive Steve Stenger say he supports

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

March 26, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor A day after County Executive Steve Stenger, the choice for the St. Louis city-county merger’s “Metro Mayor,” said he was issued a federal subpoena, Better Together planned to resubmit its petition to the Missouri secretary of state Monday ...

Better Together says merger could save over $1 billion a year by 2032

Better Together Deputy Director of Community-Based Studies Marius Johnson-Malone, left, answers questions about the merger alongside Stenger, Krewson and Washinton University Chancellor Mark Wrighton at a press conference after the  campaign kickoff. Photo by Erin Achenbach.

By Gloria Lloyd, News Editor

February 26, 2019

By Gloria Lloyd News Editor The backers of a city-county merger for St. Louis County and city are saying that the plan will save taxpayers across the region $55 million a year from the start and up to $1 billion annually a decade after the start of the new megacity....

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