The Illinois House agreed Wednesday to unlock $5.2 billion in federal funding for such things as energy assistance, family nutrition and cancer screenings after Democrats backed off their push to include some state spending in the bill.
In just a few clicks you can find nearly every expense of St. Louis County in 2015.
“We are moving this quickly,” Blitz says. “We have a new judge who’s willing to get up to speed on what’s been filed in the case, and he’s going to give us a very good hearing on the 25th.”
Right before students planned to protest outside his city hall office, Alderman Freeman Bosley changed his mind.
Gov. Jay Nixon’s supplemental spending request for the current fiscal year is moving forward in the Legislature despite concerns from lawmakers.
Saying that “spending money outside the community is putting money into the system of oppression and genocide,” a coalition of 22 local civil rights organizations are calling for a shopping boycott from Thanksgiving through the Black Friday weekend.
The Democratic governor said his actions were necessary because the budget approved by the Republican-led Legislature was “dangerously out of balance.”
Express Scripts put together a three year forecast and found drugs to treat specialty conditions like cancer, MS and hepatitis C are growing.
The best part of paying your taxes is probably getting your refund check.
“If you don’t limit spending all you’re going to see is bigger problems down the road,” Sen. Brad Lager said.