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Minimum Wage Hike Passes in St. Louis

The St. Louis Board of Alderman voted Friday to raise the minimum wage in St. Louis.

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Missouri Petroleum Marketers Back Cigarette Tax Hike

A group of Missouri gas station and convenience store owners is backing taxing cigarettes an additional 23 cents per pack.


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Minimum Wage and Defense-Mapping on Aldermen’s Agenda

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.


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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.


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Florissant Mayor Pushes Nixon to Call Special Session to Fund Highway Repairs

The 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.


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