Follow Political Spending in Illinois Through OpenBookIt's been called a 'true portal of transparency for state government, where every dollar donated to a campaign is recorded.'
Illinois Borrows Millions for Building Despite Budget MessIllinois borrowed $550 million Thursday for construction projects, taking advantage of historically low interest rates as the state approaches one full year with a budget.
Local Group Pushes to Unify St. Louis City, CountyThose calling for the unification of St. Louis City and County say they're steadily gaining steam, especially on social media.
Missouri Senate Passes $27 Billion Spending PlanSenators voted Thursday to approve a $27 billion budget for the fiscal year starting July 1.
Missouri House Passes $27 Billion Spending PlanThe Republican-led House passed 13 appropriation bills Thursday over some Democrats' objections.
Missouri House Panel OKs Plan for $69M More for K-12 SchoolsThe House Budget Committee on Wednesday passed a package of bills outlining state spending.
St. Louisans Spending Big Bucks Keeping Dozens of City Halls OpenReport: 37 municipalities are spending more on administration -- keeping the lights on -- than on services like public safety, parks, etc.
Illinois Democrats Relent, Adopt 'Clean' Federal Funds BillThe 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.
St. Louis County Unveils Online Interactive Budget to PublicIn just a few clicks you can find nearly every expense of St. Louis County in 2015.
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."
Old North Neighborhood Playground to be FixedRight before students planned to protest outside his city hall office, Alderman Freeman Bosley changed his mind.
Missouri House Approves Additional Money for 2015 BudgetGov. Jay Nixon's supplemental spending request for the current fiscal year is moving forward in the Legislature despite concerns from lawmakers.

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