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Missouri Governor Jay Nixon in with Grupo Fontana, an automotive company based in Milan, Italy. Courtesy of Nixon's Twitter account (@GovJayNixon).

Governors’ Trade Missions have Uneven Record of Success

Jay Nixon flew to Spain, Italy and Germany last week to talk business strategies with companies like BMW and BASF chemical plant.

06/23/2015

Nurnberg, Germany (Credit, Randy Yagi)

For Missouri Firm, Trade Trip Brings Sales But No Big Deals

Nixon says the trips ultimately are good for the state, “whether it’s in the trade agreements that we’ve done or the relations that we build or just also thanking organizations which have invested significant money” in Missouri.

06/22/2015

New renderings of proposed St. Louis NFL stadium (Credit: HOK)

Dave Peacock: City, State Would Contribute $250 Million Toward Stadium, not $350 Million

There are changes to how many dollars taxpayers might be asked to pony up for a new NFL stadium in St. Louis.

05/13/2015

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

St. Louis County Assessments Are Out — Look At Your Land, Not Your House

County Assessor Jake Zimmerman says he’s dusting off property values that haven’t been touched in decades.

04/06/2015

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Income Tax Season Begins Today

This year will be interesting for those who purchased health insurance on the exchange – they estimated their income and received a tax credit to help pay for their insurance.

01/20/2015

UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Critic of Public Funding for Stadiums: ‘We Can Survive’ if Rams Leave

A longtime critic of using taxpayer funding for stadiums is saying good riddance to the St. Louis Rams if they do end up going to L.A.

01/06/2015

Photo Credit: Getty Images/Maria Toutoudaki

Tax Drop to Put More Money in Illinois Paychecks

Illinois taxpayers will have a little extra cash next year.

12/29/2014

UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Missouri House Endorses Tax Amnesty Period

The Missouri House gave first-round approval Tuesday to a proposed amnesty period that could help delinquent taxpayers pay off their debts while boosting state revenue.

02/19/2013

Missouri Supreme Court 2

STL County Cancels Trash Haulers Contracts Without Required Notice

St. Louis County taxpayers may get stuck paying millions of dollars to three trash hauling companies left out when the Dooley Administration set up new trash hauling contracts in 2008.

08/01/2012

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Renewed Call for Closing Tax Loopholes

The Illinois Public Interest Research Group says closing the loopholes would even the score when it comes to paying taxes.

04/13/2012

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