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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.

08/26/2015

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Missouri Petroleum Marketers Back Cigarette Tax Hike

A group of Missouri gas station and convenience store owners is backing taxing cigarettes an additional 23 cents per pack.

08/17/2015

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Mehlville Not Allowing Teachers Out of Contracts

The Mehlville School Board will meet Thursday to begin discussing just what type of tax levy increase they’ll put on the November ballot.

08/03/2015

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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

property tax

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

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