Illinois Drops Plan to Tax Wealthy at Higher RatesThe proposal would've changed the Illinois Constitution so people would be taxed based on their earnings.
Illinois House Committee OKs Progressive Income Tax PlanA measure asking voters in November to tax Illinois' wealthiest residents at higher rates is heading to the full House for consideration.
Haine: Don't Tax by the Mile, Stop Taking Money from the Road FundHaine says he never would have supported such a plan because in his district, as in many rural areas, people drive longer distances to go to work.
Zoo Officials Seek Tax Help From St. Charles CountyCounty leaders challenge zoo officials to consider charging for admission as new revenue source.
Missouri Senate OKs Fuel Tax Hike to Pay for Roads, BridgesMissouri voters rejected a transportation sales tax in 2014, and proposals to increase the state's fuel tax faltered last year.
Prop 1 On April 5th Ballot Would Benefit St. Louis City SchoolsWould be the first tax increase for city schools since 1991.
St. Louis County Property Tax Hike Would Aid SeniorsCounty Executive Steve Stenger says he expects approval of the legislation next month.
Prop 1 Might Break a 25-Year Trend in St. LouisThe plan would raise the tax bill on a $100,000 home in the city by about $140 a year.
Crestwood TIF Commission Recommends Approval Of Mall Redevelopment PlanThe move means the city's board of aldermen will only need a simple majority to approve TIF spending.
Public Weighs In On Pros, Cons Of Crestwood Court TIFDeveloper says mall's extinction has led to broader decline along Watson Road.
Initiative Petition Seeks 135 Percent Cigarette Tax Hike in 2016There's another effort underway to hike Missouri's cigarette tax to help fix ailing roads and bridges.
Ill. AARP Director Discusses Taxing Retirement IncomeWhile you'd think Illinois' lack of such a tax would be a selling point, Gallo says the state's property taxes more than make up for it.

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