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Rauner Praises House Vote to Block Lawmaker Pay Raise

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Members of the Illinois House voted Tuesday to block a pay raise for themselves and senators that has become a flashpoint in the state’s budget stalemate. The 110-1 vote would still […]

07/28/2015

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FTC Announces Settlement in Payday Lending Scheme

Operators of a Kansas City-area based payday lending scheme would be banned from offering loans under a settlement that also would wipe away outstanding consumer debts.

07/08/2015

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Improper Payments by Federal Agencies Reach Record $125B

The payments included tax credits for families that didn’t qualify, Medicare payments for treatments that might not have been necessary, and unemployment benefits for people who were actually working.

03/17/2015

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Mo. Lawmakers Hear Input on New NFL Stadium in St. Louis

Missouri economic development officials on Monday told a House panel that building a new football stadium in St. Louis could bring nearly $300 million in net sales tax revenues to the state over the next 30 years.

03/09/2015

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Largest Ill. Employee Union Says Rauner’s Latest Executive Action is ‘Blatantly Illegal’

Gov. Bruce Rauner’s move to eliminate “fair share” payments from public sector employees who opt out of joining a union, but still get benefits from collective bargaining, is “blatantly illegal,” according to AFSCME Council 31 spokesman Anders Lindall.

02/11/2015

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Tuition Payments Squeezing Normandy’s Budget

A spokes person for the district said for the partial month of August the total to be paid to other districts is $750,000.

09/12/2013

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MO Revenues Up In 2012…But A Surplus? Not Even Maybe

Unexpected windfall needed to cover disaster-related expenses.

07/04/2012

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