Gov. Greitens Allows Religious Groups to Receive State GrantsGov. Eric Greitens is reversing a state policy preventing religious organizations and schools from receiving grant money
The Crossing Adds a Fourth Church in St. Louis AreaThe new church at Green Park and Union Roads is expected to look very similar to the Mid Rivers location, and will have a 600-seat auditorium.
$100k Awarded to St. Louis Technology Firms, Schools, Groups"There is really no limit to the tsunami that's going to hit St. Louis tech."
Metro East Lawmaker Wants Budget With or Without Leaders' HelpA Metro East lawmaker has introduced some measures to fund Illinois higher education, but is he also thinking about the bigger budget picture?
Illinois Universities Brace for More State Budget CutsGov. Bruce Rauner once again is calling for deep cuts in state funding for higher education, showing how tempting a target universities continue to be for a state desperate to get its budget under control.
Illinois Urges College Students to Apply for Financial AidFunding for the grants has been frozen due to a stalemate between Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and majority Democrats.
FEMA Approves More than $6 Million for Flood AssistanceResidents in 33 counties suffered damage.
Nature Foundation Unveils $3.3M in Monarch Butterfly GrantsA consortium that includes agribusiness Monsanto and a national wildlife group says $3.3 million in grants are being doled out as part of an initial bid to stem the worrisome decline of monarch butterflies.
Funding for Ferguson: Investments, Donations Add Up to Hundreds of Millions of Dollars"One year later, we have $480 million in new investment and nearly 1,000 new jobs," says Sheila Sweeney, interim CEO of the St. Louis Economic Development Partnership.
NOAA: $9M For Projects To Mitigate Climate Change ThreatsThe National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is offering $9 million in grants to help coastal communities deal with extreme weather, changing ocean conditions and climate hazards.
Nixon Seeks $50M Increase in Basic School AidMissouri Gov. Jay Nixon plans to propose a $50 million increase in basic school aid during Wednesday's State of the State address, but some education groups already have concerns that it won't be enough to avoid potential cuts.
‘Youth CareerConnect' Grants Fund STEM Focused ProgramsCareerConnect is a $107 million competition to redesign American education. The competition encourages local school districts and post-secondary institutions to develop STEM-focused programs that will graduate students with work-ready skills and knowledge.