Fees

Businessman Challenges Proposal for Tobacco Tax AmendmentThe suit was filed on behalf of Jim Boeving, owner of Discount Smokes & Beer in Springfield, who wants to prevent the measure from being placed on this year's ballot.
Missouri Bill Could Redefine a 'Service Dog' for PTSD VictimsThe word "psychiatric" could be added to protect people who don't have as visible of disabilities.
Audit Faults Municipal Court Fees in St. Ann, ForistellThe audit of St. Ann in St. Louis County identified $38,000 in questionable revenue from police use of a $25 fee to process cash bond payments and a $10 fee to process credit card bond payments.
St. Louis Court to Accept Payments OnlineThe city announced the change on Monday. It means that those facing fees and fines no longer need to show up in court to make partial payments, eliminating the need to miss work or find childcare.
800-Year-Old Magna Carta Basis of Missouri LawsuitHistory lives on - 800 years ago today, King John of England signed Magna Carta, putting the law above the king, and also promising something else that is the subject of an ongoing lawsuit in Missouri.
Verizon Wireless, Sprint Settle Allegations of Bogus ChargesIllinois consumers who believe third-party vendors charged their cellphone bills phony fees can submit restitution claims after a $158 million settlement with Verizon Wireless and Sprint.
St. Louis County to Decrease Traffic Ticket FinesA major reform was announced for St. Louis County municipal courts regarding the way motorists will be treated who receive tickets.
Study Calls for Reform in St. Louis Area Speed-Trap TownsMunicipal traffic courts across the city and county are taking in $65 million a year, and Dave Liepholtz with Better Together says for many, it's getting old.
Nixon Vetoes Bill Raising Motorists FeesThe legislation (SB51) would have increased the fees for obtaining and renewing driver's licenses and registering vehicles.
Missouri Considers Phasing Out Fees for Animal SheltersShelters lost an exemption from fees under a law approved in 2010.
Durbin Calls For Easy-To-Understand Bank Fees DisclosureWants them to post one-page summaries on their websites

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