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.
Residents Hope Feral Cats Can Address Chicago's Rat ProblemAs of Thursday, more than 7,600 rat complaints had been filed this year, compared with about 4,705 over the same period last year.
National Grade Inflation Trend Hits University of MissouriGrades keep climbing at less selective schools and on elite Ivy League campuses.
Missouri Senate Passes $27 Billion Spending PlanSenators voted Thursday to approve a $27 billion budget for the fiscal year starting July 1.
Senate Panel Reverses University of Missouri Funding CutA Senate budget panel has approved a funding increase for public universities while voting to block money from going to Planned Parenthood.

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