State of the State
In his “State of the State” speech, Chicago Democrat pushed for at least $10 per hour.
The state of Illinois will provide a $2.5 million grant to help open a center for medical technology startups in downtown Chicago.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is delivering his sixth State of the State address Tuesday and presenting his recommended budget for the fiscal year starting July 1.
“Frankly, it’s bad news or worse perhaps for Illinois teens, than it is for retail,” an Illinois Retail Merchants Associations spokesperson said.
State records show Nixon received $10,000 from St. Louis-based World Wide Technology Inc. on Monday, the same day he proclaimed large political donations were eroding the public’s trust.
It’s the annual report card on Missouri.
The Citizens’ Utility Board estimates the average homeowner would save up $40 annually without the tax.
“Governors want to project a sense that they’re in charge, and there are things to talk about besides huge budget deficits and financial crisis.
Sitting in the House press gallery listening to Gov. Jay Nixon’s State of the State address, I began thinking back to about 30 years ago.
For Nixon’s budget to be balanced, Missouri lawmakers must create an amnesty period intended to entice tax scofflaws to pay up.