St. Louis City-County Merger

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The Marc Cox Morning Show
May 09, 2019 - 8:28 am
This was the first time Marc and the former speaker exchanged words after the Monday announcement of the rollback on Better Together. Tim's support of a merger is something Marc has never been able to get a grasp on. He doesn't see how being for the merger can be a conservative view. These two have...
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The Marc Cox Morning Show
May 07, 2019 - 8:44 am
A little hope has been restored in the people's voices. As you've probably heard, the only people that were for the merger were being paid to support it. Everyone else, including Democratic city residents, didn't want any part of this debacle. Dr. Tobler attributes the downfall to the voices of the...
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The Marc Cox Morning Show
May 07, 2019 - 7:51 am
Time to celebrate! John Lamping and Marc discuss the reasons why the merger went down in a blaze, with no glory. Luckily the people of St. Louis county AND city used common sense and said no, this is a bad idea. Listen:
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The Marc Cox Morning Show
May 07, 2019 - 6:44 am
Better Together withdraws their city-county merger plan . Common sense prevails and we won this battle. Yet even in their defeat, they sent us a message. Better Together Chairman Mark Wrighton in their press release: “The self-interested forces fighting change should not cheer today. They should...
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The Marc Cox Morning Show
May 01, 2019 - 9:21 am
Listen up progressives, when you've lost Tony Messenger of the Post-Dispatch , you’re in trouble. The sinking of the Steve Stenger ship could be the demise of Better Together. It’s a Marc Cox #Soapbox:
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The Marc Cox Morning Show
April 19, 2019 - 9:13 am
Our No Merger Minute today focused on the news that the head of the St. Louis chapter of the NAACP, John Gaskin III, announced his group was in favor a city-county merger before admitting he was a paid advocate of the merger. via the St. Louis Post-Dispatch: St. Louis County NAACP endorses merger...
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The Marc Cox Morning Show
April 10, 2019 - 8:41 am
Rep. Dean Plocher (R- Dist 89) is making progress on HJR54 that proposes a constitutional amendment to require approval from cities or counties before said cities or counties could be dissolved or merged. Basically, #NoMerger unless the residents of St. Louis City and County approve. Rep. Plocher...
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The Marc Cox Morning Show
April 09, 2019 - 10:21 am
Better Together is losing steam and fast...especially after a local poll came out showing 65% of city/county residents from both sides are opposed to the merger. The more info people get on the merger the more people dislike it. Arps says they should just fold up the tent on this one. He also went...
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The Marc Cox Morning Show
April 09, 2019 - 5:45 am
Three local professors have run the numbers on Better Together and they don't add up. "'They made errors that you would think a professional group wouldn’t make,' said Webster University professor emeritus Jim Brasfield, one of the report’s authors."
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The Marc Cox Morning Show
April 08, 2019 - 7:55 am
There have been discussions in the Missouri legislature of a prescription drug data base. Sen. Bill Eigel (R-Dist 23) say he’s hesitant to support a system that collects private consumer data. Sen. Eigel also discusses the city-county merger (#BailoutTogether), as well as, his priorities as the...
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