Tax Increase

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Mehlville School Board Member Compares District’s Finances to Greece

They recently decided to make about $4 million in cuts, with the district seeing more red for the foreseeable future.

07/24/2015

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Mehlville Hasn’t Passed a Tax Increase in 15 Years

The Mehlville School District has the second lowest tax rate among St. Louis County schools.

06/29/2015

Illinois Capitol

House Advances Workers’ Comp Bill, Hosts Heated Debate

Illinois Democrats touted Thursday what they called a compromise over the budget impasse with Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner.

06/04/2015

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Board of Alderman Asks Voters for Property Tax Increase

The St. Louis Board of Aldermen is moving toward passing a bill that would ask city voters to raise their property taxes in August to pay for new police and fire department equipment.

05/21/2015

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Mehlville School District Facing Drastic Cuts

Even if the district thinks about a tax increase for next year, it won’t stop this year’s cuts, which include up to 45 teachers, all tutors, no more library books, band instruments, swimming pools or clubs, and no more school buses for kids within a 3-mile walk of their school.

03/26/2015

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Creve Coeur City Officials Won’t Back Transportation Tax Increase

The Creve Coeur City Council and Mayor Barry Glantz, while not telling people how to vote, think there’s a better way to raise revenue for transportation projects than through a $.75 sales tax increase.

07/22/2014

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Quinn Makes Minor Cuts to $35.7B Illinois Budget

Gov. Pat Quinn on Monday largely approved a 2015 state budget he has criticized as “incomplete” for not extending a temporary income tax increase.

07/01/2014

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn

Gov. Quinn Calls For ‘Responsible’ Budget

Quinn says he wants a budget that properly funds Illinois schools, as Democratic leaders continue their push to extend a temporary income tax increase.

05/24/2014

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Quinn Urges House Democrats to Support Tax Hike

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn tried Monday to persuade House Democrats to extend the state’s temporary income tax increase to avoid what he says would be “savage” budget cuts.

05/20/2014

Illinois Capitol

Madigan: Budget Vote Helps with Tax Increase

Illinois powerful House speaker says a vote on Democrats’ 2015 budget, will help to extend the state’s temporary income tax increase.

05/14/2014

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