There’s been a lot said on the prospect of increasing the minimum wage in Saint Louis.
A pension benefit meant to allow Springfield police and firefighters to take early retirement is now underfunded. Employee contributions have been unable to keep up with the cost of this benefit.
The University City Council voted 5-2 in favor of a proposal to contract out for municipal ambulance services. The five year contract, which is expected to save University City taxpayers upwards of $500,000 each year, would utilize Gateway Ambulance, a private ambulance company.
There is breaking News out of the St. Louis Circuit Court.
It’s a good thing when one can improve health services while simultaneously improving the health of one’s budget.
In Missouri, public charter schools receive about 25 percent less per pupil funding than traditional public schools.
Recently, the Foundation for Excellence in Education released a paper about how states across the country are implementing course access programs.
Last week we wrote about how Medicaid costs and enrollment have exploded under Obamacare, driving home yet again the need for reform in the program.
At yesterday’s meeting of the Saint Louis Metropolitan Taxicab Commission (MTC), the commissioners began considering, but ultimately tabled, taxicab code revisions regarding ridesharing companies. We at the Show-Me Institute wanted to see those proposed changes, which were almost voted on.