Where Can You Get The Biggest Bang For Your Buck - Missouri or Illinois?The Bureau of Economic Analysis based its findings on how far $100 would go in each state.
3 Pregnant Women in Illinois Contract ZikaIllinois health officials say current state Zika cases came from a result of traveling outside the US.
New Study Shows State Employees Are Paid Below Market RateThe study found that benefits offered by the state are above market, but state employees remain 4.6 percent below market.
Appeals Court Rejects Suit Over Missouri Execution ProtocolThe appeals court said the lawsuit failed to state a claim upon which relief could be granted.
Old Timey Baseball Player or Old Timey State SenatorChris has quite the database of some of the oddest names you have ever heard.
Elected St. Louis Public School Board Given Second ChanceThe school system will again be governed by an elected board, not state appointed, as it has been for the last nine years.
Senate Panel: No Evidence of Planned Parenthood Tissue SalesPlanned Parenthood has vehemently denied it ever sold fetal tissue.
Rauner, Lawmakers Not Done Yet With Illinois BudgetA six-month spending plan is in place, but lawmakers and Gov. Rauner want to reach a "grand compromise" this fall.
Illinois Lawmakers Say Progress Made on Stopgap BudgetSenate Democrats and Republican leaders filed competing plans Tuesday aimed at keeping schools open this fall.
Personal Firework Shows Banned in IllinoisViolating the Illinois Explosives Act can be a felony with a maximum penalty of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine.
Federal Cuts in Madison County Impact Social ServicesWith no budget passed at the state level and a recent $225,000 decrease in funds from the federal level, officials are calling this a crisis.
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.

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