Missouri House Advances Plan for $242M in Extra SpendingAbout $45 million would come from state general revenue, with the rest coming from federal and other funds.
Voters May Face Tax Increase for Saint Louis ZooThe tax would go towards supporting the Saint Louis Zoo's infrastructure along with animal conservation needs.
MoDOT Cites Dwindling Funds for State's Poor InfrastructureMoDot's budget has $500 million less than it did in 2010.
Some Municipal Courts In St. Louis County Are ConsolidatingThe consolidation of the county's 80 courts was one recommendation from the Ferguson Commission, which studied ways to improve the relationship between residents and the law enforcement community.
Free Harvard-Based Program Targets Small Business OwnersIf you are a small business owner looking to grow, Regions Bank and the St. Louis Regional Chamber are offering an education program just for you.
Suit Challenges Law Requiring Traffic Fine Revenue ReportsThe Municipal League of Metropolitan St. Louis has filed suit challenging a requirement that the region's cities report revenue from traffic fines.
Missouri Budget Director Says State Revenues Up 3 PercentDirector Dan Haug on Thursday announced that the state brought in about $8.1 billion in the current fiscal year through May. At the same time last year, the state had $7.8 billion.
Missouri Senate Passes Bill to Regulate Daily Fantasy SportsThe legislation also would require an annual operating fee of 11.5 percent of a site's net revenue.
Nixon Allows $2M More Education, Health Care SpendingThe move averts a confrontation with the GOP-led Legislature, which was attempting to force the Democratic governor to release the money.
Legislature: Illinois Revenue to Grow Less Than 1 PercentThe bipartisan Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability's figure released Tuesday is significantly lower than Gov. Bruce Rauner's.
Missouri Defends Law Capping Cities' Traffic Ticket RevenueTwelve cities are arguing a state law capping how much revenue municipalities can draw from traffic tickets unfairly singles out the St. Louis area and violates the state constitution.
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.

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