The House voted 62-53 in favor of the plan, sending it to Gov. Pat Quinn, who has said he will sign it. The Senate approved the measure 30-24 just minutes earlier.
The St. Louis Science Center hopes closing some exhibits and ramping up donations will help reduce their 20 million dollar debt.
Most tax filers are getting a refund after they file their 2012 return. With the average refund running about $3,000, a lot of people will be thinking about what to do with the extra cash.
The measure endorsed today would also divert a person’s lottery prizes and income tax refunds to pay for jail debts.
Speaker John Boehner believes he holds a strong hand in fiscal cliff and debt limit talks. He is, once again, taking the global economy hostage and playing politics with the U.S. debt limit.
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The state’s plan is to first pay off bonds used to pay to construct the prison. After that, the governor has said the state should focus on paying down some bills.
The pile of unpaid bills in the state of Illinois is not getting any smaller, says Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka. She says it’s about $9 billion.
Nixon says Missouri was able to refinance because the state has maintained a good credit rating.
Billionaire Warren Buffett plans to devote part of Monday to listening to a series of business ideas, but none of the people meeting with the investor even has a college degree.