Graham Renz

The Saint Louis Zoo is prized by locals as the best free attraction in the area, but the truth is it isn’t free at all. Residents in Saint Louis City and County pay for it through their property taxes, and a new ballot measure may force these same residents to pay more through a sales tax increase. Shouldn’t everyone who visits the zoo help pay for it?

About the Author

Graham Renz
Policy Analyst

Graham Renz is a policy analyst at the Show-Me Institute.