Illinois House Committee OKs Progressive Income Tax PlanA measure asking voters in November to tax Illinois' wealthiest residents at higher rates is heading to the full House for consideration.
Ameren-Missouri Defends Plan to Hike RatesThe change is designed to give a 10 percent discount to Ameren's biggest industrial customer, Noranda Aluminum near New Madrid, so it won't go out of business.
Auditor Questions $860K in Fund Transfers in GallatinA state audit has found that a small northwest Missouri city improperly transferred about $860,000 from utility revenues to its general fund while raising sewer and electric rates.
Fed Hike's Impact on Consumers Expected to be ModestStill, the Fed's move to lift its key rate by a quarter-percentage point will raise short-term borrowing costs for banks.
New Study Finds Twitter Can Predict Heart Disease RatesSLU Care’s Dr. Michael Lim says it was predicted better than some of the traditional tests.
Laclede Gas Rates to Decrease Compared to Last Winter“We have good news for Laclede Gas customers, and that’s that rates are going down right now,” Gobble says.
Could Fire Budget Cuts Be Solution For More STL Police?Slay's office hasn't denounced the idea of cutting money from the fire budget to hire more police.
Fed Leaves Key Interest Rate Unchanged, Citing Low InflationThe Federal Reserve is keeping U.S. interest rates at record lows in the face of threats from a weak global economy, persistently low inflation and unstable financial markets.
Bill Would Raise Illinois Income Tax RatesIt won't be on you - it will be on people who make more than $1 million a year, says U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Evanston).
Coming Up with the Cash to Pay for Sewer System UpgradesDo you want the MSD to borrow about a $1 billion, and your sewer rates rise to $61 dollars a month by 2020? Or do you want the district to pay cash as it goes, and your bill go up to $96 dollars a month by 2020?
Weather Impacting Home SalesA snowy winter and bitterly cold temperatures have kept home buyers and sellers away from the market at least that's what local real estate experts are saying.
Foreclosure Activity On The RiseForeclosures continue to rise nationwide and St. Louis is no different.