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Mo. Senate Votes to Cut Down How Much Cities Can Fund Budgets from Traffic Fines

Schmitt’s bill would cut from 30 percent to 10 percent how much of a city’s budget can be financed by traffic fines.

02/11/2015

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Missouri Cities Added to Lawsuits Over Traffic Fine Revenues

More St. Louis County cities are facing a lawsuit from the state attorney general over traffic fine revenues.

01/22/2015

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Missouri Bill Requires Check of Employee Resident Status

All Missouri employers would be required to use a federal verification system to check employees’ legal resident status under legislation introduced Monday that’s aimed at curbing the number of immigrants working illegally in the state.

12/16/2014

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Study Calls for Reform in St. Louis Area Speed-Trap Towns

Municipal 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.

10/16/2014

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Slay Extending Second Chance to Non-Violent, Misdemeanor Offenders

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay wants to forgive 220,000 people in the city who failed to show up in court for non-violent misdemeanor cases, giviing them another chance.

10/02/2014

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Groups Ask Mayor, Council to Forgive Warrants, Fines in Ferguson

Part of the healing process for Ferguson could be to wipe the legal slate clean for non-violent offenders in the community.

08/26/2014

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St. Louis Public Library Accepts Food Instead of Fines

Its the fifth year the library has accepted canned food donations in lieu of fine payments.

07/12/2012

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STL County Police Have Short Fuse When It Comes To Illegal Fireworks

Fines of up to $1,000 possible if caught setting off fireworks.

07/02/2012

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Mo. Senator Wants Schools to Get Red Light Camera Money

The Missouri Municipal League is opposing the legislation.

01/13/2012

Joplin, Missouri Reels After F5 Tornado Devastates Town, Kills Over 130

Joplin Seeking To Expedite Tornado Debris Removal

JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) __ Joplin residents whose homes were destroyed in the May 22 tornado are being urged to make provisions to clear debris or face a nuisance declaration. The city council on Thursday authorized […]

06/25/2011

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