Illinois House Committee OKs Progressive Income Tax PlanA measure asking voters in November to tax Illinois' wealthiest residents at higher rates is heading to the full House for consideration.
Judge Deliberates Delay of New Minimum Wage LawSeveral business groups have sued to kill the city’s minimum wage bill. Until it is settled, their attorney Jane Dueker wants the judge to grant a temporary restraining order.
Studio B with Carol Daniel: Women Owning Businesses In St. LouisKMOX's Carol Daniel talks to two St. Louis-area women about owning a business.
Ferguson Looks for a New Identity a Year LaterThe QuikTrip that burned during the rioting has been torn down, and hundreds of volunteers recently fanned out to pick up trash and pull weeds around the city. But other businesses that were destroyed are still in shambles, and plywood boards still protect windows a year later.
2 Meetings Held by Panel Examining Ferguson DecisionsThe chairman cites difficulty in coordinating members' schedules.
City Collector Pushes New Plan to Triple Late Fees for Business LicensesThe late fee for a business license in the city of St. Louis would triple under a plan being pushed by the city license collector.
Ferguson Mayor: Some Properties Run-Down Before UnrestAlmost a year after the Michael Brown riots, Knowles says the city is still working to pressure some business owners to clean up their properties.
800 More Jobs Coming to WentzvilleWentzville Mayor Nick Guccione says North Point Development is building a 1.3 million-square-foot logistics center that will also provide some warehouse space for the nearby G.M. plant.
Corporate Headquarters Tax Bills Sent to Missouri GovernorTwo tax measures that would benefit businesses based in Missouri are heading to Gov. Jay Nixon's desk after passing the Legislature.
Durbin Says He’s Against 'Right to Work' Laws and Doesn’t Want Them in IllinoisDurbin says if the result of a right-to-work law is reducing pay and preventing employees from collectively bargaining over workplace conditions, the idea “doesn’t do workers any favors.”
Illinois Governor Awards Medical Marijuana LicensesRauner awarded licenses to 18 cultivation centers and 52 retail shops, which means Illinois' first legal marijuana crop could be harvested this year.
Thousands in Reward Money Waits to be Claimed, Still No Arrests for Ferguson ArsonThe tips line has been busy, but no information leading to an arrest has panned out.