Statehouse Sex Scandals Carry Public Costs and ConsequencesIt's as if politicians have forgotten the lessons of former President Bill Clinton, who was impeached in 1998 — but ultimately remained in office — after being accused of lying about his sexual relationship with a White House intern.
Missouri Judge Drops Lawsuit Over Lethal Injection PolicyA lawsuit against Missouri over lethal injection policies for executions has been dismissed.
Governors' Trade Missions have Uneven Record of SuccessJay Nixon flew to Spain, Italy and Germany last week to talk business strategies with companies like BMW and BASF chemical plant.
For Missouri Firm, Trade Trip Brings Sales But No Big DealsNixon 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.
Dave Peacock: City, State Would Contribute $250 Million Toward Stadium, not $350 MillionThere are changes to how many dollars taxpayers might be asked to pony up for a new NFL stadium in St. Louis.
St. Louis County Assessments Are Out -- Look At Your Land, Not Your HouseCounty Assessor Jake Zimmerman says he's dusting off property values that haven't been touched in decades.
Income Tax Season Begins TodayThis 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.
Critic of Public Funding for Stadiums: 'We Can Survive' if Rams LeaveA 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.
Tax Drop to Put More Money in Illinois PaychecksIllinois taxpayers will have a little extra cash next year.
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.
STL County Cancels Trash Haulers Contracts Without Required NoticeSt. 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.
Renewed Call for Closing Tax LoopholesThe Illinois Public Interest Research Group says closing the loopholes would even the score when it comes to paying taxes.