The concept is a good idea, but Better Together plan is horrible, a knee jerk/quick fix reaction to elected leaders being unable to get a handle on crime and unwilling to push back against corruption,
“As the leader of one of the state’s fastest growing counties, Ehlmann said the merger would have a major impact on the region’s image. While it wouldn’t fix the crime problem, the change in population size would move St. Louis far down the most dangerous cities list.
“I’m afraid there’s a lot of people today who are just crossing the St. Louis region off the list because of some of that bad publicity,” Elhmann said.”
St. Charles Co. Executive says St. Louis City-County merger is good idea
If the group behind Better Together can gather enough signatures, the decision to merge St. Louis City and St. Louis County will be decided by voters across Missouri.