St. Louis Public Radio News
1:23 pm
Thu October 10, 2002

Home Rule Campaign Gears Up In St. Louis

St. Louis, MO –

This fall, Missouri voters will decide on a constitutional amendment that would grant home rule status to the city of St. Louis. Most offices in the city fall under the city charter...but a handful are under state control. Home rule advocates say city residents deserve the right to make their own decisions locally...but opponents are wary of political difficulties that right may cause. KWMU's Kevin Lavery reports. (Originally aired on June 28, 2002)