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A graph shows the St. Louis County budget over the past two decades.

St. Louis County Budget Proposal: Employee Raises, No Cuts

The St. Louis County Council has a copy of the budget and will have its first opportunity to vote on it next Tuesday.

10/31/2013

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Nixon Seeks Full Funding For Mo. Public Schools

Missouri’s current budget provides almost $3.1 billion in basic aid to elementary and secondary schools.

10/22/2013

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Midwest Households to be Hit by 13% Increase in Natural Gas Prices

Residents in the Midwest can expect to pay 13 percent more for natural gas this winter, according to the Energy Information Administration.

10/14/2013

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Top Five Free Date Ideas In St. Louis

Dating and love don’t have to cost a fortune, especially when St. Louis has so many fun free things to do.

10/07/2013

Mo Capitol

Capitol Perspectives: Budget Withholding

The Missouri Supreme Court’s latest decision upholding Jay Nixon’s budget powers has handed future Missouri’s governors a powerful new tool to control state spending.

10/04/2013

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Mo. High Court Rules for Governor in Budget Battle

The Missouri Supreme Court has ruled for Gov. Jay Nixon in a budget battle with State Auditor Tom Schweich.

10/01/2013

File photo of Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO). (Photo by T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images)

Some Skip Conservative Conference, Cite DC Work

The budget battle in Washington has kept many of U.S. senators and representatives away from a Midwestern conference of conservatives in suburban St. Louis.

09/28/2013

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Bethenny Frankel’s 8 Questions To Ask When Traveling On A Budget

Bethenny Frankel shares an excerpt from Skinnygirl Solutions. If you’re traveling on a budget, first ask yourself these eight questions.

08/22/2013

Joplin, Missouri Marks One Year Anniversary Of Deadly Tornado

Mo. Disasters Cost $36M; Far Less Than Expected

Gov. Nixon cut funding for education and stockpiled tax revenues two years ago while committing $150 million to respond to the deadly Joplin tornado and widespread flooding.

07/11/2013

Illinois Capitol

Republicans Cry Foul at Illinois Budget Talks

“When this budget is tallied up, and we have an ability to examine it, you will see spending increase by almost $2 billion.”

05/29/2013

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