Illinois State Fair Workers Paid $1.5M for Last Year's EventThe stopgap budget that's keeping Illinois finances flowing has helped this year's Illinois State Fair workers after many were left unpaid last year.
Edwardsville Schools Consider Property Tax HikeSuperintendent Lynda Andre says there are few options given declining property values, declining state revenue, and not much federal money to rely on.
State Launches Probe Into Edwardsville School District FinancesIn a letter addressed to Superintendent Lynda Andre, the Illinois State Board of Education says it's conducting a financial investigation -- similar to the one launched to investigate Chicago Public Schools.
Rangers #1 In NHL Value, Blues #24St. Louis ranks ahead of Tampa, Nashville, Columbus, Carolina, Arizona, & Florida
Saint Louis Zoo 'Doing Well Financially'Bonner says endowments continue to rise and so does visitor spending on parking, concessions and souvenirs.
Durbin Open to Extending Deadline for Rail Systems to Install Positive Train ControlCongress mandated in 2008 that railways have it installed within seven years, but didn't provide financial support past the first year. Facing a Dec. 31 deadline, Durbin says he's open to setting a new target date to let railroads become compliant.
5 Tax Breaks New Parents Should Know AboutTax breaks can make raising children a little more affordable.
Tax Professional Gail Rosen's Advise On How To Fully Prepare For Tax SeasonTax professional Gail Rosen, CPA, shares her secrets for making tax season as painless as possible.
Tax Tips: What All New College Grads Need To KnowWelcome, students, to taxes for recent graduates 101.
Former Chief Fitch Sees Lose-Lose Scenario for Ferguson with DOJ Action"It will either bankrupt them by having to fight it, or it will bankrupt them by having to comply with it," says former St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch.
5 Tips For Doing Your Own TaxesSave money — and maximize your refund — with these tips for doing your taxes all on you own.
Should You E-File Or See A Tax Specialist For Your Returns?When it comes to figuring your taxes, should you rely on software or turn to a pro?