County Council Chair Dissects Stenger's BudgetSt. Louis County Council chairman Sam Page says he's not being "irrational" about the county's fiscal outlook.
Illinois House Votes to Raise Taxes, Rauner Says He Will VetoThe House voted 72-45 Sunday on a 32 percent increase in the personal income tax rate.
Illinois House Passes Tax Increases, Automatic Voter RegistrationIllinois legislature passes a tax increase, automatic voter registration as school officials press for full funding
Police Chief Confident in Prop P VoteSt. Louis County voters go to the polls tomorrow to decide Proposition P, an $80-million a year sales tax hike for police and public safety.
Prop NS Tax Increase Would Help Stabilize Vacant BuildingsSt. Louis voters will decide tomorrow whether property taxes should be raised to help stabilize city-owned vacant buildings.
Judge OKs Putting Soccer Stadium Funding on April BallotRepublican Director of Elections for St. Louis, Gary Stoff, is predicting keen voter interest.
Illinois Budget Action on Hold for Atleast Two WeeksSenate President John Cullerton originally planned to call it for a vote this week, but it's not quite ready.
County Voters to Consider Tax Increase for Officers, Public SafetySt. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar says he would use the money to hire 120 more officers.
Voters in Ferguson, Missouri, Approve 2nd Tax IncreaseVoters on Tuesday approved a 2 percent hike in the business license utility tax, creating an additional $700,000 annually.
Illinois Borrows Millions for Building Despite Budget MessIllinois borrowed $550 million Thursday for construction projects, taking advantage of historically low interest rates as the state approaches one full year with a budget.
Illinois Democrats Propose Higher Taxes for the WealthyIllinois Democrats are proposing that voters decide whether to raise income taxes on the state's wealthiest.
Ferguson to Consider 'Economic Development' Sales Tax, Property Tax HikeThe Ferguson City Council will discuss and could approve measures to put two tax increases on the April ballot.