The St. Louis Board of Alderman voted Friday to raise the minimum wage in St. Louis.
A group of Missouri gas station and convenience store owners is backing taxing cigarettes an additional 23 cents per pack.
The minimum wage and other contentious issues are on the agenda as the St. Louis Board of Aldermen meets for its final session before summer break this morning.
Gov. Bruce Rauner said Wednesday he is willing to raise taxes if the General Assembly agrees to his alterations of the Illinois legal and political landscape.
The mayor of Florissant is challenging Gov. Jay Nixon to worry less about a new stadium and more about new roads.
After protests from residents and state lawmakers, the board voted Tuesday to restore the lower rate.