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Illinois State Capitol (Henryk Sadura/Getty Images)

Illinois Justices Overturn State’s Landmark 2013 Pension Law

Illinois Supreme Court on Friday struck down a 2013 law that sought to fix the nation’s worst government-employee pension crisis, a ruling that forces the state to find another way to overcome a massive budget deficit.

05/08/2015

File photo of a person counting cash. (Photo by BAY ISMOYO/AFP/Getty Images)

Chesterfield Aims to Shake Up County Sales Tax Structure

When you buy something in a St. Louis County city, the sales taxes either go straight to that city or to a pool that all cities in the county share. Chesterfield, at its founding, decided to be a pool city – a decision it now regrets.

03/26/2015

Artist rendering of a one-time path for the planned Delmar Loop trolley in University City.

Court Date and Ground-Breaking Now Scheduled for Loop Trolley

Supporters of the Loop Trolley announce plans for a ground-breaking, just as opponents announce they have a date in federal court they hope will stop the project.

02/18/2015

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Federal Judge Rules Against Missouri Gay Marriage Ban

The judge said he could find no reason for the state to dictate that people of the same gender can’t be married, but he delayed the effect of his ruling while it is appealed.

11/07/2014

Emotional for first same-sex couple to show up at #STL City Hall. (Michael Calhoun/KMOX)

St. Louis Judge Declares Mo. Same-Sex Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

St. Louis City Hall is now issuing marriage licenses for same-sex couples.

11/05/2014

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Bill Could Make Marriages Easier For Inmates

A measure making it easier for inmates to get married is moving through the Missouri Legislature.

03/17/2014

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Police Chief Speaks Out Against Motorist Survey

A Missouri Police Chief says that a motorist survey is unconstitutional.

02/14/2014

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Ruling Favors St. Louis Street Performers

Performers can dance and sing all they want on the streets of St. Louis following a ruling by a federal judge and the city’s subsequent decision to stop regulating street performances.

07/31/2013

Healthcare

Appeals Court Strikes Health Insurance Requirement

The debate ultimately will be decided by the U.S. Supreme Court.

08/12/2011

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Koster: Federal Insurance Mandate Unconstitutional

Breaking months of silence, Missouri’s Democratic attorney general asserted that Congress overstepped its constitutional powers.

04/11/2011