Illinois State Fair Workers Paid $1.5M for Last Year's EventThe stopgap budget that's keeping Illinois finances flowing has helped this year's Illinois State Fair workers after many were left unpaid last year.
Missouri Audit Questions Eligibility Checks for Child CareThis isn't the first time the agency has faced questions regarding eligibility requirements for subsidized child care.
St. Louis Court to Accept Payments OnlineThe city announced the change on Monday. It means that those facing fees and fines no longer need to show up in court to make partial payments, eliminating the need to miss work or find childcare.
Illinois' Unfunded Pension Liability Now up to $111 BillionIllinois must pay an additional $291 million into the state pension system over the next fiscal year in order to continue whittling away at its $111 billion unfunded liability, according to a new legislative report.
East St. Louis Students Return to School After StrikeDistrict officials and union negotiators struck a tentative deal Friday after a 13-hour bargaining session.
Foreclosure Starts Spike In St. Louis AreaProperties starting through process up 219 percent over last year.
City Health Inspector Indicted for BriberyFederal prosecutors say a St. Louis city health inspector has been indicted in a kickback scheme.
Rauner Praises House Vote to Block Lawmaker Pay Raise
FTC Announces Settlement in Payday Lending SchemeOperators 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.
Improper Payments by Federal Agencies Reach Record $125BThe 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.
Mo. Lawmakers Hear Input on New NFL Stadium in St. LouisMissouri 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.
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.