Traffic Tickets Factor in City Status Switch for 2 VillagesOfficials of two St. Louis County municipalities say a new state law that caps revenue from traffic tickets played a role in their decision to switch from village to city status.
Funding Bill For Stadium Introduced to Board of AldermenAldermanic President Lewis Reed says he will assign the bill to the committee most likely to come up with a “good and solid bill.”
Report: Bills Offer Look at St. Louis' Stake in New StadiumSt. Louis city will pay $6 million a year toward a new riverfront football stadium and rebate an undetermined portion of game-day taxes to the team.
Comptroller Warns She Might Block NFL Stadium Deal"The new proposal should come and not raise taxes," said Comptroller Darlene Green. "No new taxes, and not ask for a new bond issue, because I cannot approve it, and when I don't approve it, the deal doesn't get done."
Tax Amnesty Offered to Missourians TuesdayIt's estimated 350,000 taxpayers could be eligible for the program.
Study: Region Has Many Options for Funding Transit ExpansionAuthor lists nearly two dozen possibiities, but points to need for state help.
Rauner Tells Lawmakers He'll Trade Taxes for 'Turnaround'Gov. Bruce Rauner said Wednesday he is willing to raise taxes if the General Assembly agrees to his alterations of the Illinois legal and political landscape.
The Book House Needs Help to Stay in BusinessThe Book House in Maplewood is asking its patrons for help to raise $10,000 by the end of June to stay in business.
Developer McKee Faces Auctions for Unpaid DebtsMega Developer Paul McKee faces two auctions Monday to satisfy his unpaid debts, amid questions about the future of McKee's stalled Northside Regeneration project.
Police Chief Supports Vote for Tax Raise, More OfficersA plan to ask St. Louis City voters to raise some taxes and fees to hire more police is getting support from St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson.
Voters Could Decide on Tax Raise for More St. Louis PoliceSt. Louis city voters could be asked in August whether they want to raise some taxes and fees to pay for 180 more police officers.
Developer McKee Owes St. Louis City for Unpaid TaxesDeveloper Paul McKee hasn’t paid taxes to the city for two years on the 1,500 acres of land of the stalled NorthSide Regeneration project.