City-County Merger proposal withdrawn

Annie talks with Marc Cox about Better Together

The Annie Frey Show
May 07, 2019 - 1:49 pm

There is no one in St. Louis that is happier about the demise of Better Together, the city-county merger, than our very own Marc Cox. “I had a feeling that things were cascading against Better Together,” Marc said. The merger was roundly controversial for the people involved locally. But they had the money to get it passed. Usually money talks, but this time the people’s voices were heard. “I think they started to realize slowly that they were going to have a real mess on their hands,” he said. “A lot of them started to get cold feet.” Is this really the end or will it be tweaked next time around?

Listen to the conversation below: