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Saint Louis Zoo ‘Doing Well Financially’

Bonner says endowments continue to rise and so does visitor spending on parking, concessions and souvenirs.

07/29/2015

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Happy Hour Bill Awaits Gov. Rauner’s Approval

Happy hour drink specials have been banned in Illinois since the late 1980s, but they could make a comeback under a measure awaiting the governor’s signature.

06/05/2015

New renderings of proposed St. Louis NFL stadium (Credit: HOK)

More Land Deals to Clear Way for New NFL Stadium in St. Louis

Backers of a proposed new NFL stadium on the riverfront in downtown St. Louis continue to buy property in the path of the development, despite a lawsuit seeking a public vote on the project.

06/03/2015

The dome shines brightly on the Missouri State Capitol as the sun begins to set in Jefferson City, Missouri. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Bill Reduces Allowable Revenue from Traffic Stops

Missouri cities will be be able to collect less of their revenue from traffic tickets under a bill now headed to the governor’s desk.

05/08/2015

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Chesterfield Aims to Shake Up County Sales Tax Structure

When you buy something in a St. Louis County city, the sales taxes either go straight to that city or to a pool that all cities in the county share. Chesterfield, at its founding, decided to be a pool city – a decision it now regrets.

03/26/2015

An emotional St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay makes his remarks as St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson looks on during a news conference in St. Louis on January 15, 2015. St. Louis recorded six murders in five unrelated incidents in a 12-hour period. The two are outraged and say the city gun laws are too lenient. Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

More Police Officers and a ‘No Violence Alliance’ – What’s the Status?

Mayor Slay says aldermen have to approve plan for more police, and Kansas City lessons are still being digested.

03/24/2015

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Are There Too Many Towns in St. Louis County Propped Up By Over-Ticketing?

Police departments in existence to write tickets that keep towns afloat – former St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch says there are too many of them in the St. Louis area, and their days may be numbered.

03/16/2015

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How Can Illinois Pay for Roads?

It’s time for state lawmakers to put together another construction program, says Senate President John Cullerton (D-Chicago), and he says though it’s needed, it won’t be easy to accomplish.

03/16/2015

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Mo. Lawmakers Hear Input on New NFL Stadium in St. Louis

Missouri economic development officials on Monday told a House panel that building a new football stadium in St. Louis could bring nearly $300 million in net sales tax revenues to the state over the next 30 years.

03/09/2015

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Mo. Senate Votes to Cut Down How Much Cities Can Fund Budgets from Traffic Fines

Schmitt’s bill would cut from 30 percent to 10 percent how much of a city’s budget can be financed by traffic fines.

02/11/2015

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