President Trump Outlines Tax Plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dismissing concerns about ballooning federal deficits, President Donald Trump on Wednesday proposed dramatic tax cuts for U.S. businesses and individuals — outlining an overhaul his administration promises will spur economic growth and simplify America’s tangle of tax code rules. His proposal, a one-page sketch short on detail, would reduce the top corporate…

St. Louis City Minimum Wage Set to Increase

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) The city of St. Louis’s minimum wage could rise to $10 an hour starting next week and to $11 next year, now that the state’s highest court won’t reconsider its ruling upholding it. The Missouri Supreme Court in February rejected claims by business groups that setting a wage higher than the state’s $7.65 one…

Ferguson Receives Poor Rating In Court Audit

ST. LOUIS (AP) – An audit launched in the wake of unrest following the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson found the city’s court system “in disarray” and disorganized. Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway released details of the audit Wednesday. The report gives the St. Louis suburb’s court system a “poor” rating, the…