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Legislation Filed to Prohibit Sale of Bonds for St. Louis Stadium

Republican Sen. Ryan Silvey, R-Kansas City, filed legislation Thursday to block the sale or refinancing of bonds by Gov. Jay Nixon to fund a new NFL stadium.

02/18/2015

Missouri State Senator and physician Rob Schaaf, R-St.Joseph. (KMOX file photo)

Loud ‘No’ from Missouri Senate Concerning New STL Football Stadium

One day after Gov. Jay Nixon’s administration told legislators it could float bonds without their approval for a new St. Louis football stadium, a resolution was offered in the state Senate to shut the door on the idea.

01/29/2015

Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri. Photo: Getty Images,  Jordan McAlister

Bond Proposal Would Turn MoDOT Headquarters into Legislature Space

Transforming the Missouri Department of Transportation headquarters into a space for legislative and executive branch employees is among the projects that could be funded with new bond revenue.

01/26/2015

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Critic of Public Funding for Stadiums: ‘We Can Survive’ if Rams Leave

A longtime critic of using taxpayer funding for stadiums is saying good riddance to the St. Louis Rams if they do end up going to L.A.

01/06/2015

Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri. Photo: Getty Images,  Jordan McAlister

Governor Cites Need for Missouri Capitol Repairs

Gov. Jay Nixon is planning to tour the nooks and crannies of the Missouri Capitol to get a firsthand look at repairs that could be financed through a bonding plan.

12/15/2014

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Charlie Brennan – Monday, May 5th – Stock Market Strategist Al Goldman; Amelia Bond on Give STL Day

Charlie with Stock Market Strategist Al Goldman; and with Amelia Bond of the Greater Saint Louis Community Foundation.

05/05/2014

Gov. Nixon announces he will veto a Republican income tax cut bill. Photo: KMOX/Kevin Killeen

Nixon Says He Will Veto Income Tax

The Democratic governor is vetoing the Republican plan to cut taxes by $620 million annually.

05/01/2014

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Missouri Senate Backs Fix-It List of 300 Items

Missouri senators have approved a to-do list of more than 300 items that could be funded through a bonding proposal.

04/08/2014

East St. Louis Mayor Alvin Parks said Wednesday the city is no longer considered "financially distressed." (KMOX/Allison Blood)

East St. Louis No Longer “Financially Distressed”

Mayor Alvin Parks held a press conference Wednesday to announce that the city would no longer be subject to state oversight of its finances.

11/20/2013

Madison County Jail

Madison County Board Approves $18M In Bonds For Jail Renovation

Board member Mick Madison, who voted no on the plans, says he is not against the project entirely, but several questions are being left unanswered.

10/17/2013

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