Voters in Ferguson, Missouri, Approve 2nd Tax IncreaseVoters on Tuesday approved a 2 percent hike in the business license utility tax, creating an additional $700,000 annually.
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.
Illinois Democrats Propose Higher Taxes for the WealthyIllinois Democrats are proposing that voters decide whether to raise income taxes on the state's wealthiest.
Ferguson to Consider 'Economic Development' Sales Tax, Property Tax HikeThe Ferguson City Council will discuss and could approve measures to put two tax increases on the April ballot.
Mehlville, Kirkwood Schools Want Tax Increases Out Of Voting DayProp R in Mehlville, and Prop A in Kirkwood is a 49 cent, and 78 cent increase respectively.
Illinois Political Leaders May Meet on Budget Next MonthA meeting between Gov. Bruce Rauner and legislative leaders to discuss the four-month-old budget impasse could occur next month and in public.
Local Sales Tax Increase To Be Determined By College Student's Single VoteA vote on a local sales-tax increase will be determined by the single vote of a 23-year-old college student after a mistake by representatives.
7 Years Later: Where's the Money for More City Cops?St. Louis Alderman Antonio French says the money was supposed to fund additional officers on the street, and $1 million each year was to be set aside for anti-violence and youth programs.
Missouri Petroleum Marketers Back Cigarette Tax HikeA group of Missouri gas station and convenience store owners is backing taxing cigarettes an additional 23 cents per pack.
Mehlville Not Allowing Teachers Out of ContractsThe Mehlville School Board will meet Thursday to begin discussing just what type of tax levy increase they'll put on the November ballot.
Mehlville School Board Member Compares District's Finances to GreeceThey recently decided to make about $4 million in cuts, with the district seeing more red for the foreseeable future.
Mehlville Hasn't Passed a Tax Increase in 15 YearsThe Mehlville School District has the second lowest tax rate among St. Louis County schools.