Gov. Bruce Rauner has returned legislation to the General Assembly that attempts to curtail heroin overdoses, fearing a burdensome cost to the state.
Only one Mehlville School Board member voted no, they face a $1.6 million deficit next year.
Mayor Jackons-Hicks is reporting a $5.7 million shortfall and layoff are likely.
Interim Superintendent Norm Ridder says teachers have left for higher paying jobs in the Lindbergh and Rockwood school districts.
Illinois Democrats touted Thursday what they called a compromise over the budget impasse with Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner.
Illinois Supreme Court on Friday struck down a 2013 law that sought to fix the nation’s worst government-employee pension crisis, a ruling that forces the state to find another way to overcome a massive budget deficit.
They’ve already cut $5 million from the upcoming budget, but the Ferguson-Florissant School Board says the district is still facing a $7 million deficit.
Missouri could lose about $125 million in federal funding for various programs and the state’s military-related economy could take a $1 billion hit.
After months of failing to find a way to gain ground in the presidential campaign, Mitt Romney has hit the reset button by picking Paul Ryan as his running mate, but once the dust has settled and the Conventions are over, it is hard to see how Romney will have changed the direction of the 2012 presidential campaign.
The $2.7 billion package of cuts and taxes is designed to repair a long-term deficit in the state’s Medicaid program.