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Amending St. Louis's City Charter, Part 3

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Cincinnati voters passed several charter reforms in 1999. The changes took effect in 2001.

By Matt Sepic, KWMU

St. Louis, MO –

Many people in St. Louis think the city's 1914 charter needs to be updated. Among other things, advocates of charter reform want voters to cut the number of aldermen and give the mayor more power.

Other cities have made changes big and small to local government in the last decade. Cincinnati residents are still waiting to see if modest reforms they approved five years ago are having any effect.

For the final part of our series on charter reform, KWMU's Matt Sepic went to the Queen City to find out.


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