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Ill. Agencies Propose Rules For Pot Dispensaries

The departments of Revenue, Agriculture and Financial and Professional Regulation posted draft rules online to address how dispensaries and cultivation centers will be regulated and taxed.


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Missouri Tobacco, Gambling Revenues Falling Short

Missouri is looking for other sources of money for education and health care after experiencing shortfalls in gambling and tobacco revenues.


Mo. Revenues Up 2.7 Percent Through First Quarter

A new report says Missouri revenues are up 2.7 percent through the first three months of the fiscal year from the same period last year.


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Illinois’ Green Party Head Says There Is More Money To Be Made

The head of the Green Party in Illinois, Rich Whitney, says the state needs to capitalize on untapped revenue streams.


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Illinois Lottery Revenue Up 6 Percent

The record sales and profits are still short of expectations promised by a private manager that was hired by the state three years ago.



Missouri Revenues Up 10 Percent For 2013 Fiscal Year

The Missouri Office of Administration says net general revenue through the end of May totaled $7.3 billion.


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Missouri House Endorses Tax Amnesty Period

The Missouri House gave first-round approval Tuesday to a proposed amnesty period that could help delinquent taxpayers pay off their debts while boosting state revenue.



Nixon Reverses $8.5M in Cuts to Higher Education

Nixon announced Monday that he is releasing the money to be distributed to higher education institutions.



Missouri Revenue Up 7.9 Percent Through First 6 Months

Figures released Friday by the Office of Administration show net general collections totaled $3.77 billion from July through December.


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NHL Lockout Costing St. Louis

In addition to the vendors who depend on sales and tips to make ends meet, the city of St. Louis also comes out a loser in the dispute between owners and players.




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