Plan to End Tax Break for Missouri Seniors, Disabled StallsRepublican Chairman Dan Brown said raising taxes on low-income seniors and disabled renters would have brought in between $52 million and $56 million in revenue.
Missouri House Votes to Extend Donations to Organ Donor FundA proposal to extend a tax checkoff program for organ donations after an emotional speech from a representative with a personal connection to the fund.
Illinois School Districts File Suit Against State for FundingSeventeen Illinois school districts claim in a lawsuit that the state has failed to adequately fund public education.
Creve Coeur Bond Issue Would Fund New Police HQThe Creve Coeur City Council unanimously approved putting a measure on the November ballot to raise nearly $10.7 million for the project.
Illinois Senate Approves $454 Million More for CollegesLawmakers approved the bill on a near unanimous vote and sent the measure to the House, which can take it up as soon as Tuesday when state representatives return to Springfield.
$180 Million Bond Issue- St. Louis Fire Dept Wants UpgradesTuesday's vote could give the St. Louis Fire Department $40 million if the issue gets two-thirds of the votes.
Mo. Senator: Raising Gas Tax 'Would Not Solve the Total Problem'Sen. Kraus says he's not likely to support a gas tax hike, and said his biggest concern is how the state is spending over $400 million a year paying back bonds.
Missouri Lawmakers Argue Over Joplin Relief FundNearly two years after the devastation of a tornado in Joplin, lawmakers went over options for funds to help rebuild destroyed sidewalks.
MO Committee Backs Use Of "Rainy Day Fund" For Disaster RepairsRainy Day Fund being explored as funding option.
House Panel Backs $1B for Flood Project Repair Projects to see funding are levees along the Mississippi and Missouri rivers.