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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

CHICAGO, IL - NOVEMBER 4: Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner declares victory during his election night gathering while incumbent Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn is yet to concede on November 4, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. Rauner leads by over 170,000 votes with 98 percent reporting. (Photo by John Gress/Getty Images)

Rauner Says His Agenda Will Make Illinois More Competitive

“We must avoid slipping further behind other states in the quality of our children’s education, the capacity of our economy to grow, and our ability to care for our state’s most vulnerable,” Rauner told members of the General Assembly.”

02/04/2015

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Tax Drop to Put More Money in Illinois Paychecks

Illinois taxpayers will have a little extra cash next year.

12/29/2014

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Ameren, ComEd Get OK to Raise Rates in Illinois

The Illinois Commerce Commission has approved rate increases for the state’s two main electric utilities.

12/12/2014

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State Sen. Wants to End Cities Deriving Too Much Revenue from Traffic Fines

Sen. Schmitt has submitted legislation that would allow only 10 percent of a city’s budget to be derived from traffic fines. The law currently allows 30 percent.

12/04/2014

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General Motors 3Q Profit Nearly Doubles

The automaker posted a net profit of $1.38 billion, or 81 cents per share, from July through September.

10/23/2014

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Spot Will Cost You: Pet Rents Become Apartment Fad

Pet security deposits register in the hundreds of dollars and are getting steeper. Now, a monthly rental payment ranging from $10 to $50 is quickly becoming the norm, adding to the cost.

10/22/2014

Light crowds on Washington Avenue looking west from Tucker at lunch time on Oct. 15, 2014. (Kevin Killeen/KMOX)

Washington Avenue Restaurant Group Sounding Warning About Lack of Business

“Business is not created, it just moves. And everything is getting sucked into the black hole. That’s what Ballpark Village is.”

10/16/2014

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Video Gaming Gains Revenue and Popularity in Illinois

It’s now been two years since video gaming came to Illinois. So has having the opportunity to gamble in bars, restaurants and veterans’ halls kept people from going to casinos?

09/25/2014

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Revenue Falling for Half of St. Louis Casinos

Is the gravy train over for the casino industry? Atlantic City’s gambling collapse sends shivers across the gaming industry – while revenue for half of the St. Louis-area casinos are also dropping.

09/12/2014

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