Small Business Administration
Missouri’s U.S. senators are asking Gov. Jay Nixon to seek federal help for businesses damaged during violent protests over the fatal shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old.
Taxpayers could wind up on the hook for up to $1.1 million to cover a loan Congressman Emmanuel Cleaver.
Franklin, Lincoln, St. Charles, St. Louis and Warren counties eligible for loans.
The federal government will help 65 Illinois libraries put their communities to work.