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City/County Merger- Who Decides?

Mike Ferguson- Missouri ViewPoints

The Annie Frey Show
January 16, 2019 - 1:04 pm

Who should make the decision for the St. Louis city/county merger?

You have heard the talk surrounding the St. Louis city/ county merger. Would this be favorable for St. Louis?

Missouri Viewpoints editor Mike Ferguson says this is a way for the city of St. Louis to collect money and redistribute it any way they want.

“Of course this would be very beneficial to the city,” Ferguson said.

He made the point that you choose where you want to live. If you like a certain area, you tend to move to that area.

That is the purpose for this statewide vote; its purpose is to make the city more amenable.

“This needs to be a St. Louis decision, not a statewide decision,” Ferguson said. “This should be left to the locals.”

So who could stop this? Listen to the interview for the answer: