Taxpayers

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Protestors Rally at State Capitol Over Immigration Bill

The Council of American Islamic Relations led the rally, attacking legislation that would require citizenship screening upon enrollment in schools.

03/07/2012

Money

Brentwood Faces Criticism After Giving Thousands to Charities

The city gave out more than $45,000 in public money to several charities handpicked by the mayor.

01/10/2012

batch of dollars

Requiring Feds to Share Finances Online

Two Illinois congressmen are proposing legislation that would require the federal government to share financial statements online.

11/03/2011

budget-cuts

Illinois’ Mounting Debt

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.

10/12/2011

politics

Are Politicans Getting the Message

Illinois House Minority Leader Tom Cross says politicians have made careers out of telling people good news and giving them gifts.

10/10/2011

Arch-sunny

Convention Draws Fire for Spending

The opening festivities on the Arch Grounds had a budget of up to $750,000.

08/08/2011

Economy

Mo. Treasurer Says State Money Secure

Clint Zweifel is confident that state taxpayer money is safe, even if Washington fails to do its job.

07/29/2011

McCaskill -Claire-4

McCaskill Not Dismissing “Arab Spring” Funding Proposal

McCaskill: “Democracies come up from the ground”.

05/31/2011

Missouri Capitol

Outside Groups Paid for Mo. Officials’ Travel

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) __ Outside groups paid nearly $30,000 for the travel of Missouri statewide elected officials last year, sending the attorney general to Asia, the secretary of state to Washington, D.C., and the […]

05/07/2011

Missouri Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder

Kinder Says Hotel Bills Legitimate, Audited

Says Democratic auditors cleared his expensing of hotel stays

04/03/2011

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