Voters May Face Tax Increase for Saint Louis ZooThe tax would go towards supporting the Saint Louis Zoo's infrastructure along with animal conservation needs.
Pay to Rise for Millions as 19 States Increase Minimum WageIt will be a happy New Year indeed for millions of the lowest-paid U.S. workers.
Allegiant to Increase Flights out of MidAmerica Airport in 2017The additional flights will increase MidAmerica's average daily departures by nearly 60 percent.
Water Rates May Increase for St. Louis City ResidentsThe public utilities committee debated the plan without taking a vote.
Advocates Urge Illinoisans to Comment on Health Plan RatesIllinois insurers want higher premiums for next year because they have taken significant financial losses under the health law.
Obamacare Plans Seek Premium Hikes of Up to 45 PercentAnalysts have noted insurers are facing higher medical costs from health law customers, and some companies priced their initial coverage too low in an attempt to grab new business.
Kander Deciding What To Do On Tobacco Tax After Court RulingA Kander spokeswoman said Friday that the office is still reviewing the effect of the court ruling and has no comment.
May Marijuana Sales Boost Illinois Industry Total Over $10MIllinois now has 37 registered dispensaries and about 7,000 qualified patients.
Missouri Senate OKs Bill to Up Asset Cap for MedicaidSenators passed the legislation 29-1 Tuesday, but it heads back to the House because of Senate changes.
St. Louis Population Trends Mean an Aging CityYou can learn more at the free event from East-West Council of Governments at 6:30 p.m. at the Central Library.
St. Charles Considers Sales Tax HikeThe move would raise the city's rate to 7.95 percent.
Governor Signs Mid-Year Budget BoostGov. Jay Nixon on Friday approved the additional spending, of which more than $150 comes from the federal government.