Initiative Petition Seeks 135 Percent Cigarette Tax Hike in 2016There's another effort underway to hike Missouri's cigarette tax to help fix ailing roads and bridges.
Judge Overturns City Minimum Wage Hike"The outcome is that the ordinance is void, meaning it has no legal impact," Dueker says.
Lawsuit Against St. Louis Minimum Wage Hike In Court TuesdaySt. Louis is 10 days away from a minimum wage increase to $8.25, and eventually up to $11 per hour in 2018.
Judge Deliberates Delay of New Minimum Wage LawSeveral business groups have sued to kill the city’s minimum wage bill. Until it is settled, their attorney Jane Dueker wants the judge to grant a temporary restraining order.
Minimum Wage Hike Passes in St. LouisThe St. Louis Board of Alderman voted Friday to raise the minimum wage in St. Louis.
Missouri Petroleum Marketers Back Cigarette Tax HikeA group of Missouri gas station and convenience store owners is backing taxing cigarettes an additional 23 cents per pack.
Minimum Wage and Defense-Mapping on Aldermen's AgendaThe 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.
Rauner Tells Lawmakers He'll Trade Taxes for 'Turnaround'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.
Florissant Mayor Pushes Nixon to Call Special Session to Fund Highway RepairsThe mayor of Florissant is challenging Gov. Jay Nixon to worry less about a new stadium and more about new roads.
Fire Protection District Drops Plan For Tax Hike After protests from residents and state lawmakers, the board voted Tuesday to restore the lower rate.