Budget Stalemate Effecting Towns in IllinoisEast St. Louis Mayor Emeka Jackson Hicks says already they've seen cutbacks in state-funded programs for the mentally ill, among others.
Maryland Heights Goes "All In" on IceplexThe city of Maryland Heights goes "all in" when it comes to funding their portion of a proposed indoor ice complex.
Lawmakers Wonder if Greitens Will Call for Second Special SessionGov. Greitens told the Associated Press after the first special session ended that he might consider a second special session to take up unfinished business.
FBI Concerned for St. Louis City PoliceThe funding shortfall on the St. Louis Police Department and the shortage of officers is a cause of concern for the local head of the FBI.
Illinois House Passes Tax Increases, Automatic Voter RegistrationIllinois legislature passes a tax increase, automatic voter registration as school officials press for full funding
Mo. Legislature Proposes Further Cuts To InnovationThe Missouri legislature is proposing cutting funding for the Missouri Technology Corporation from $22 million to just $2.5 million in 2018.
Deadline Approaching to Solve Senate GridlocksMissouri's legislature enters its final day of this year's session today with a pile of unresolved issues.
Mo. House Rejects Funding Proposal for Senior, Disabled CareDemocrats claim is was simply a one-time fix for a long-term program.
Missouri Senate Votes To Up Funding For Public K-12 SchoolsSenators were split on whether to give the extra money to K-12 schools while state revenues are lagging.
Ill. Comptroller Warns of Collapse at SIUE, Chancellor Says It's Not Going AnywhereThe Illinois Comptroller warns the state university system could fall apart, unless Governor Bruce Rauner stops refusing to support a state budget.
St. Louis Healthcare Organizations Discuss Industry FutureThe healthcare landscape in the wake of the recent failed attempt to repeal Obamacare was the topic of discussion during the latest in a series of public conversations organized by Accelerate St. Louis and hosted by T-REX.
Missouri Could Lose Substantial Tech FundingKMOX first reported a month ago on the potential for some cuts, though not of this magnitude.

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