A woman in the audience of the Ellisville city council meeting on May 2, 2012 expressing her opposition to tax incentives for a Walmart (KMOX/Michael Calhoun)

Ellisville Approves Walmart TIF

Crowd walks out in anger



TIAM: FBI Most Wanted, TIF Revisited & Making It In The Bigs

The FBI needs our help. TIF talk time. Playing major league baseball.


Hancock and Kelley: Tax Day, Walmart TIF

If you hate paying taxes now, wait till next year. Heritage Foundation Senior Policy Analyst Curtis Dubay tells us about some massive tax hikes that will start next year. Ellisville Mayor Elect Adam Paul and […]


Shoppers camped outside of Best Buy in Ellisville on Black Friday in 2008. (KMOX/Michael Calhoun/File)

Best Buy Closing As Ellisville Again Considers Walmart TIF

Many opponents of the Walmart have questioned what effect it would have on the Best Buy and on a K-Mart across the street.


Ellisville City Council members on Wednesday, April 4th, 2012 (KMOX/Michael Calhoun)

Clock Ticking On TIF? Changes Breeze Through State Senate

State Senators unanimously approved big changes to tax increment financing, in hopes of clamping down on use of the incentives.


(KMOX/Michael Calhoun)

No TIF Money For Ellisville Walmart — For Now

Plan now needs super-majority from full council to pass.



Hospital System Buys Land in O’Fallon for $18M

Hospital Sisters is the Roman Catholic health care mission that owns and operates St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Belleville.



O’Fallon Approves T.I.F. for New St. Elizabeth’s Hospital

“We felt that it was a good investment to put public money into remediating the mines for a $300 million construction project that would bring thousands of jobs,” City Administrator Walter Denton says.



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