“”They’re probably going to get their signatures and they’re probably going to get on the ballot,” former state Sen. Joan Bray, D-University City, told the House panel, “but unless you put something there as well that prevents that proposal from just rumbling through, it passes.”<br><br>The legislative-backed initiatives would by default be placed on the November 2020 ballot, but the election date could change at Gov. Mike Parson’s discretion.<br><br>A resolution sponsored by Rep. Dean Plocher, R-Des Peres, says that if a merger passes statewide, voters in the city of St. Louis and St. Louis County would have to approve the merger in a separate referendum for it to take effect.<br><br>He said he would not take a position on the merger itself, but said residents in the city and county should “have an independent say.”” <br><br>How is this ‘better together’ if they’re strong arming, stripping voters of a say and circumventing the will of the people?

""They're probably going to get their signatures and they're probably going to get on the ballot," former state Sen. Joan Bray, D-University City, told the House panel, "but unless you put something there as well that prevents that proposal from just rumbling through, it passes."

The legislative-backed initiatives would by default be placed on the November 2020 ballot, but the election date could change at Gov. Mike Parson's discretion.

A resolution sponsored by Rep. Dean Plocher, R-Des Peres, says that if a merger passes statewide, voters in the city of St. Louis and St. Louis County would have to approve the merger in a separate referendum for it to take effect.

He said he would not take a position on the merger itself, but said residents in the city and county should "have an independent say.""

How is this 'better together' if they're strong arming, stripping voters of a say and circumventing the will of the people?

Better Together faces another challenge: backlash from lawmakers in Jefferson City

"It should have the support of the people that live there," said Rep. Peter Merideth, D-St. Louis, who is in opposition to a statewide vote deciding the fate of St.
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