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7 Years Later: Where’s the Money for More City Cops?

St. Louis Alderman Antonio French says the money was supposed to fund additional officers on the street, and $1 million each year was to be set aside for anti-violence and youth programs.


Photo Credit: Getty Images/Maria Toutoudaki

Workers at 2 Illinois Agencies Get Delayed Raises

The raises will go to almost 1,700 employees at the Department of Revenue and another 56 at the Criminal Justice Information Authority.


An estimated 300 people packed the St. Louis County Government Center on November 16th, 2011, giving their opinions about the county's budget proposal. (KMOX/Michael Calhoun)

Budgets Approved in St. Charles and St. Louis Cos.

Two of the area’s largest political jurisdictions put a bow on their 2012 budgets this week.


Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn

Illinois State Workers Rally Against Gov. Quinn Over Raises

State workers say workplace environment is bad.



Quinn Plans to Skip $75 Million in Raises

Quinn’s surprise announcement came on the day workers were to get 2 percent increases.


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