Mo. Bill Would Allow Public Funds to go to Private SchoolsA measure to allow state funds go to private schools was passed by the Missouri Senate.
Sen. Nasheed Asks For State Help for Homeless SheltersSen. Jamilah Nasheed sent a letter to the governor on Monday to request state assistance to address the displacement of Missourians caused by the closing of the New Life Evangelistic Center.
SC STL Wants to Meet With Greitens Before Asking State for $40 Million Stadium Tax CreditSC STL Chairman Paul Edgerley says he wants to personally meet with Missouri's Governor-elect Eric Greitens "to gain a complete understanding of his position and fully brief him on the project and the benefits it affords to the State of Missouri."
State Senator Says Boeing Shouldn't Get Missouri Tax CreditsA Missouri state senator says a company that employs about 15,000 people in the St. Louis area should be disqualified from receiving tax credits or investments because it is doing business with Iran.
Nixon Signs Bill to Connect Prisons, Hospitals to Local FoodMissouri Gov. Jay Nixon has signed legislation to expand a state program aimed at serving locally grown food in school cafeterias.
State Senator Proposes Bill for Disabled StudentsQualified nonprofits would distribute the money to kids with special needs or invest the money received.
Empowerment Center in Ferguson to Triple in SizeThe Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis' Community Empowerment Center in Ferguson will be three times larger than originally planned.
New Proposal for Downtown Football StadiumMissouri’s Finance Board heard presentations Tuesday about 50 million dollars in tax credits for a new football station.
Illinois Residents to Keep Insurance Subsidies After RulingThe U.S. Supreme Court's decision Thursday to uphold tax subsidies under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul allows thousands of Illinois residents to continue receiving help with their monthly insurance premiums.
Improper Payments by Federal Agencies Reach Record $125BThe payments included tax credits for families that didn't qualify, Medicare payments for treatments that might not have been necessary, and unemployment benefits for people who were actually working.
Missouri Board Backs Tax Credits for Gateway ArchThe tax credits would be used to leverage private contributions for the renovation and expansion of a museum at the Arch.
Missouri Governor Again Pushes Tax Credit CurbsA day after senators endorsed a tax cut plan, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said Thursday that any discussion of tax cuts "is a nonstarter'' until lawmakers first curb the amount of tax breaks going to commercial and residential developers.