Illinois Schools Warn of Closures, Layoffs Without BudgetThe challenge facing superintendents is that the epic partisan gridlock that has left the state without a budget for 11 months is spilling over into education.
Backers Make Final Push for St. Louis Schools Tax HikeThe $27.8 million a year increase would improve safety and salaries, along with early childhood, alternative and character education.
Board of Alderman Asks Voters for Property Tax IncreaseThe St. Louis Board of Aldermen is moving toward passing a bill that would ask city voters to raise their property taxes in August to pay for new police and fire department equipment.
Reed Proposes Bill to Approve $180 Mill. Bond IssueSt. Louis city voters may be asked this summer to raise their property taxes to pay for new equipment for the police and fire departments, along with other capital improvements citywide.
Nixon Reverses Planned Cuts to Blind MissouriansMissouri Gov. Jay Nixon has reversed plans to cut the amount of money paid by the state to blind residents.
St. Louis Property Tax Assessments Expected TodayIf you were hoping for your property value to increase from last year, that's not the case. Collector of Revenue Gregory F.X. Daly says values in St. Louis are flat.
Property Tax Grants Nixed For Illinois Seniors, DisabledNo money available for property tax relief program.
Mo. Budget Passes Senate Appropriations CommitteeSenate Appropriations Chairman Kurt Schaefer, R-Columbia, said this was probably the most difficult budget year ever.
Property Tax Break for Active VetsThe measure would provide an exemption on personal property that active-duty military personnel from Missouri.
Board To Review Casino Property Tax Cuts TuesdayThe Board of Equalization will review its decision to reduce the market value of Harrah's and River City Casino.
Appeals Board Slashes Property Tax Bills for County CasinosCasinos get a 50-percent reduction, while most homeowners get only 10-to-20 percent.
It's Decision Day in MO: Prop E, Smoking Bans and Property TaxesVoters in St. Louis, KC will decide future of 1% earnings tax.