Trump And The New Politics of Honoring War DeadDemocratic Sen. Tammy Duckworth of Illinois, an Iraq veteran who lost both legs when her helicopter was attacked, said: "I just wish that this commander in chief would stop using Gold Star families as pawns in whatever sick game he's trying to play here.''
Illinois State's Attorney May Expand Opioid Crisis LawsuitHe says he may expand that lawsuit.
Illinois Prepared For Higher Obamacare Premiums, Missouri Still ReviewingIllinois officials say those receiving subsidies should be okay. Missouri still studying impact.
St. Louis County Police Pay Raises Nearing VoteAfter Tuesday night's county council action, members may decide as soon as October 31st how to allocate Proposition P funds.
Illinois Borrows $1.5B at Reduced Interest to Pay Down DebtIt's more borrowed money. But the Republican governor announced a sale Tuesday of $1.5 billion in general obligation bonds at an interest rate of 3.5 percent.
St. Louis Aldermen Vote Down Pro-Police ResolutionAlderman Terry Kennedy warned putting the resolution on the floor of the full board would cause a "firestorm."
St. Louis County Police Raises -- Held for Politics or Fiscal Responsibility?"What I'm trying to do is make sure that we save some of the Proposition P money for an expected need on the pension side and we don't appropriate that money to other items," Page explained. Stenger accused Page of holding "overdue police raises hostage."
New Public Safety Director Continues Police Chief SearchSt. Louis could have a new police chief by Christmas.
City Pushes for Prop P Passage as County Debates Funds Police and fire officials are pushing for passage of a measure on next month's ballot in the city of St. Louis as the county continues funding debates.
Trump Raises Possibility of Withdrawing Drug Czar NomineeSen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., said Monday she will introduce legislation to repeal the 2016 law.
Missouri Politician Lobbies to Make Diwali a State HolidayA top Hindu statesman has been lobbying hard in Jefferson City to have Diwali declared a legal holiday.
Insurance Companies Concerned for Missouri Healthcare Concern this morning over the impact of President Trump's executive orders on healthcare, and it comes from an official from the Missouri Foundation for Health.

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