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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

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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

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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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Mo. Senate Panel Endorses Penny Transportation Tax

The tax is estimated to generate $800 million annually and $8 billion over its 10-year lifespan.

04/18/2014

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Proposal to Add Tax on Millionaires Advances

The day after Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn called for making Illinois’ temporary income tax increase permanent, a proposal to impose an additional tax on millionaires was sent to the House floor Thursday.

03/28/2014

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Mo. GOP Senators Divided On Tax Cut Plan

The internal GOP debate is centered around whether to appease Gov.Nixon, who vetoed an income tax last year.

03/24/2014

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Low Voter Turnout Leads to Increased Taxes

Planning on voting in your local April election? One Missouri tax watchdog group says you probably should, unless you want to see your taxes go up.

03/21/2014

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St. Clair County Faces Tax Increase to Renovate Jail

St. Clair County residents face a possible tax increase in efforts to renovation the county jail.

03/17/2014

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