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.
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.
The Illinois Public Interest Research Group says closing the loopholes would even the score when it comes to paying taxes.
The Council of American Islamic Relations led the rally, attacking legislation that would require citizenship screening upon enrollment in schools.
The city gave out more than $45,000 in public money to several charities handpicked by the mayor.
Two Illinois congressmen are proposing legislation that would require the federal government to share financial statements online.
According to the report, if each household in the state had to cough up cash to bail the state out, it would cost just over $6,600.
Illinois House Minority Leader Tom Cross says politicians have made careers out of telling people good news and giving them gifts.
The opening festivities on the Arch Grounds had a budget of up to $750,000.
Clint Zweifel is confident that state taxpayer money is safe, even if Washington fails to do its job.