St. Louis, St. Charles and Monroe Counties do well. City of St. Louis does not.
Are St. Louisans “less stressed” than those in other big cities across the country?
Durbin is a major backer of the “Minimum Wage Fairness Act”, which seeks to raise that figure to $10.10 an hour.
New U.S. census data shows that Missouri is one of just two states where median incomes fell in 2012 from the previous year, and an anti-poverty activists say Illinois’ near 15 percent poverty is worrisome.
The growth in low-income students has occurred in all geographic regions of the state.
A high-poverty, high-crime area of St. Louis is getting $4.2 million in federal grant money aimed at helping children.
Mitt Romney, if you want to talk about mooches and freeloaders that take advantage of the system then grow a spine and show America your tax returns. Let’s see what you really pay as a percentage. Let’s see what deductions you take. Let’s see how addicted to federal benefits you are.
There were 9,000 more impoverished Illinoisans, for a total of 1.8 million, or about 14 percent.
Extreme poverty neighborhoods nearly doubled in St. Louis suburbs.
Price of grain could also impact prices of meat and milk