UPDATE: Revised St. Louis Soccer Stadium Funding Bill Passes CommitteeLast week, there was no vote by alderman to advance the stadium funding bill, the Aldermanic Ways and Means Committee meet again Thursday to consider it.
Peacock, Sports Commission Hope to Convince Greitens on Facility FundingPeacock says while the tax credits are one way the state could help out, there are other ways the state can participate.
Blues, City Seek Funds to Upgrade Scottrade CenterThe Blues say that the 22-year-old building is in need of upgrades to stay attractive and regional and national events like basketball, hockey and wrestling tournaments.
SC STL Wants to Meet With Greitens Before Asking State for $40 Million Stadium Tax CreditSC STL Chairman Paul Edgerley says he wants to personally meet with Missouri's Governor-elect Eric Greitens "to gain a complete understanding of his position and fully brief him on the project and the benefits it affords to the State of Missouri."
University of Missouri Receives Diversity RecommendationsThe task force suggests establishing an oversight council and establishing incentives for diversity training and education.
Second Potential MLS Ownership Group Offers to Pay $80 Million For StadiumFoundry St. Louis CEO Dan Cordes is offering to "eliminate" any need for taxpayer money.
Grant to Fund Research at Washington U, PennThe goal of the collaboration announced Monday is to identify and harness the mechanical functions of plants and animals at the cellular level.
Audit: State Buildings Not Maintained Due to Poor FundingThere's a nearly $600 million backlog of deferred maintenance on state buildings because of inadequate funding, Missouri Auditor Nicole Galloway said.
$4.5M Raised for Illinois Governor's Mansion RestorationA private fundraising campaign to restore the governor's mansion in Springfield has received about $4.5 million toward its estimated goal of $15 million.
Rauner Announces Group to Study Education Funding FormulaGov.Bruce Rauner wouldn't specify what he thinks the commission should pursue.
Local Health Officials Urge Lawmakers to Approve Zika FundingAs Congress convenes for the final week before its August recess, some local health officials are urging lawmakers to approve emergency funding to help fight Zika before they head home.
Illinois Borrows Millions for Building Despite Budget MessIllinois borrowed $550 million Thursday for construction projects, taking advantage of historically low interest rates as the state approaches one full year with a budget.