Author Archives: TeamTIFSTL

Small Potatoes, Big Potatoes: The 2018 Budget Reveal

At the Board of Estimates and Appointment (E&A) meeting on Wednesday, April 19, Paul Payne, director of the city’s budget division, presented Fiscal Year 2018’s proposed Annual Operating Plan (aka St. Louis City’s budget). It’s easy to get stuck in the weeds understanding this one, so we’ll try to break it down, and point out a few highlights.

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We Can Use the Proposed Use Tax Increase to Re-Imagine Public Safety

This is the final post in a series on the true cost of putting proceeds from the proposed use tax increase towards building an MLS stadium instead of funds for public services. It does not advocate for or against the passage of the increased sales tax proposition.

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