Comptroller Green statement on recall effort funded by airport privatization backers

We must reject any and all attempts to threaten or harass elected officials who will stand up to special interests, period.

August 10, 2020 | 2 min reading time

(St. Louis - August 10, 2020) City of St. Louis Comptroller Darlene Green issued the following statement today denouncing an effort by St. Louis Lambert International Airport privatization special interests to recall 20th Ward Alderwoman Cara Spencer:

"The people of the City of St. Louis deserve accountability and focus on real issues--not intimidation.

"This petition drive is an attack on our democracy, and it will not be tolerated.

"We must reject any and all attempts to threaten or harass elected officials who stand up to special interests, period."


Comptroller Darlene Green is the chief fiscal officer of the City of St. Louis and is charged with safeguarding the city’s credit rating and with protecting taxpayer dollars. Visit www.stlouis-mo.gov/comptroller to learn more about the Office of the Comptroller.

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