Officials Talk About Combining Firefighting Efforts In 5 MunicipalitiesBackers foresee increased efficiency, while detractors say a public vote is needed.
A Look at Illinois' Historic Budget Impasse, Deal to End ItIllinois' historic budget impasse ended Thursday when lawmakers voted to override the GOP governor's veto and give the state its first spending plan in more than two years.
Ill. House Will Vote to Override Budget VetoThe Illinois House convenes this afternoon in an attempt to override Governor Bruce Rauner's veto of a proposed full-year budget and coinciding income tax increase.
Ellisville City Council Agrees to 'Merger Election'Ellisville City Council members Wednesday night unanimously backed their mayor's push against a city-county merger.
University of Missouri Might Revoke Cosby's Honorary DegreeUniversity of Missouri System President Mun Choi wants the university to rescind an honorary degree given to Bill Cosby nearly 20 years ago.
Special Election Puts Voter ID Law to the TestMissouri's new Voter ID law, which is already under court challenge, could get its first real-life test July 11th.
2 Groups File Lawsuit to Halt Missouri's Voter ID LawThe suit alleges that Missouri has failed to provide funding for voter education, free voter IDs for those who need them, and training for poll workers.
Merger of 2 Central Missouri Towns to be FinalizedFinal preparations are being made nearly two months after residents of two central Missouri towns voted in favor of consolidating the communities.
Illinois Senate Democrats Vote for $5.4 Billion Tax IncreaseSenate Democrats added spending to a budget plan Tuesday to lure more Democratic support before voting to approve a $5.4 billion tax increase without a single Republican ``aye.''
County Council Votes 'No' on Later Start TimeA proposal to push back the start time for St. Louis County Council meetings to 6:30 so more people have a chance to attend has been shot down.
Hazelwood Teachers Vote to Accept New ContractThere were 374 teachers that voted to accept the new contract under protest.
Mo. House Gives Initial Approval to Zoo TaxThe Missouri House approved a framework for St. Louis City and County to propose sales tax increases for the zoo.

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