“State lawmakers told Elliott Davis they’re pushing forward with their legislation for fear Better Together could refile the consolidation measure.
One of the measures would call for passing a constitutional amendment that would require a vote of local residents to pass consolidation. If it passes the legislature it would go on the ballot for a statewide vote.
But time is running out, only two weeks are left in this session.”
See, all that premature celebration. Better Together will refile. The measure on whether local residents get to vote on local consolidation must be won in a statewide vote. Oh and time is running out.
Missouri legislator working to ensure future consolidation plans are voted on locally
JEFFERSON CITY, MO – St. Louis County Municipal Mayors went to Jefferson City Tuesday to thank state lawmakers for their help putting pressure on Better Together’s consolidation plan. Better Together pulled the plug on the proposal on Monday. State Lawmakers are working on legislation that would d…