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.
Coalition Announces Shopping Boycott in Spirit of Michael BrownSaying 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.
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.''
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.
How To Spend Your Tax RefundThe best part of paying your taxes is probably getting your refund check.
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.
Valley Park Board Considers Changes To Spending ProceduresNew limits could include approving expenditures before giving out city credit card.
Report Details KC-Area Priest Sex Abuse Spending