St. Louis Board of Aldermen Facing Budget WoesMoney is tight at city hall, as St. Louis Aldermen work on a $1.4 billion budget for the fiscal year that starts in July.
Illinois Budget Fight Delaying Utility Payments to PrisonsOne small western Illinois community is considering shutting off water to its prison because it's owed nearly $370,000 from the state.
Federal Cuts in Madison County Impact Social ServicesWith no budget passed at the state level and a recent $225,000 decrease in funds from the federal level, officials are calling this a crisis.
Illinois Borrows Millions for Building Despite Budget MessIllinois borrowed $550 million Thursday for construction projects, taking advantage of historically low interest rates as the state approaches one full year with a budget.
Rauner Asks Voters to Beseech Democrats for Budget ActionLawmakers adjourned their spring session May 31 without reaching a budget deal with Rauner for the second straight year.
S&P, Moody's Lower Illinois' Credit Rating Over Budget MessA second major credit rating agency has downgraded Illinois' rating, citing financial ``mismanagement'' by state leaders amid a yearlong budget impasse.
MoDOT Has Bigger Plans, Lacks a Bigger BudgetGreg Horn, MoDOT District Engineer for the St. Louis region, says all the construction may just be an illusion of new and sustainable.
Missouri Budget Director Says State Revenues Up 3 PercentDirector Dan Haug on Thursday announced that the state brought in about $8.1 billion in the current fiscal year through May. At the same time last year, the state had $7.8 billion.
Illinois Legislative Session Ends Without a Budget, AgainThe budget stalemate will drag on as Democrats refuse to give in to Rauner's demands, and he isn't backing down, either.
Illinois Poised to Enter a 2nd Year Without a BudgetThe Senate is expected to consider a $40 billion budget on Tuesday that the House already passed.
Hope of Illinois Budget Agreement Dimming Before DeadlineIllinois is hurtling toward another fiscal year without a budget as lawmakers and the governor appear no closer to a deal with one day left before a key deadline.
Rauner Says Many Illinois Democrats Back Reforms, Held Back By LeadersGovernor says Democrats who support his reforms are being used as 'pawns' and 'puppets'.

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