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Illinois Democrats Relent, Adopt ‘Clean’ Federal Funds Bill

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.

08/12/2015

St. Louis County new online interactive budget. (http://budget.stlouisco.com).

St. Louis County Unveils Online Interactive Budget to Public

In just a few clicks you can find nearly every expense of St. Louis County in 2015.

07/28/2015

New renderings of proposed St. Louis NFL stadium (Credit: HOK)

No Ruling on St. Louis Football Stadium Vote

“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.”

06/05/2015

Northside Alderman Freeman Bosley (KMOX)

Old North Neighborhood Playground to be Fixed

Right before students planned to protest outside his city hall office, Alderman Freeman Bosley changed his mind.

04/30/2015

(Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI)

Missouri House Approves Additional Money for 2015 Budget

Gov. Jay Nixon’s supplemental spending request for the current fiscal year is moving forward in the Legislature despite concerns from lawmakers.

04/13/2015

Signs at the news conference announcing a shopping boycott from Thanksgiving through the Black Friday weekend. (Brian Kelly/KMOX)

Coalition Announces Shopping Boycott in Spirit of Michael Brown

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.

11/12/2014

In St. Louis on May 28, Gov. Jay Nixon speaks about a group of tax cut bills passed in the final moments of the legislative session. Photo: KMOX/Allison Blood

Gov. Nixon Vetoes, Freezes $1B of Spending

The Democratic governor said his actions were necessary because the budget approved by the Republican-led Legislature was “dangerously out of balance.”

06/24/2014

Spending on Specialty Drugs to Increase by 67%

Express Scripts put together a three year forecast and found drugs to treat specialty conditions like cancer, MS and hepatitis C are growing.

05/21/2013

Photo Credit CBS

How To Spend Your Tax Refund

The best part of paying your taxes is probably getting your refund check.

04/10/2013

Getty Images, photo by Kutay Tanir

Missouri Republicans Want to Cap State Spending with Constitutional Amendment

“If you don’t limit spending all you’re going to see is bigger problems down the road,” Sen. Brad Lager said.

02/15/2013

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