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Mo. Senator: Raising Gas Tax ‘Would Not Solve the Total Problem’

Sen. Kraus says he’s not likely to support a gas tax hike, and said his biggest concern is how the state is spending over $400 million a year paying back bonds.

03/10/2015

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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

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