Madigan: Illinois Income Tax Should be Restored to Five PercentMadigan continues to label as "extreme" the governor's proposed changes.
Crestwood Facing Budget WoesMayor says tax increase may be necessary to close million dollar budget gap.
Rauner Removes Medicaid Coverage from Heroin-Overdose BillGov. Bruce Rauner has returned legislation to the General Assembly that attempts to curtail heroin overdoses, fearing a burdensome cost to the state.
Tax Increase Added to Nov. Ballot in Mehlville School DistrictOnly one Mehlville School Board member voted no, they face a $1.6 million deficit next year.
East STL Budget Shortfall, Medical Marijuana Farm at StalemateMayor Jackons-Hicks is reporting a $5.7 million shortfall and layoff are likely.
Mehlville School District Loses Record Number of TeachersInterim Superintendent Norm Ridder says teachers have left for higher paying jobs in the Lindbergh and Rockwood school districts.
House Advances Workers' Comp Bill, Hosts Heated DebateIllinois Democrats touted Thursday what they called a compromise over the budget impasse with Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner.
Illinois Justices Overturn State's Landmark 2013 Pension Law 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.
Ferguson-Florissant School District Facing Dramatic Budget CutsThey'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.
'Fiscal Cliff' Could Affect Missouri Economy, BudgetMissouri could lose about $125 million in federal funding for various programs and the state's military-related economy could take a $1 billion hit.
Opinion: Romney Tries To Reboot Losing Campaign With Ryan PickAfter 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.
Quinn Signs Medicaid Cuts, Cigarette Tax IncreaseThe $2.7 billion package of cuts and taxes is designed to repair a long-term deficit in the state's Medicaid program.