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County Use Tax Fails, but Commissioner Optimistic About a Future Electionn Almost 20 Percent Opposed
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 21:19:51 GMT

Posted: Saturday, April 12, 2014 6:32 pm | Updated: 4:09 pm, Tue Apr 15, 2014. While Franklin County voters defeated a 1.5 percent use tax by almost 20 percent, a county commissioner said there is still a good chance to get the tax passed in a future election.

Official Is Unsure How Use Tax Would Impact Vehicle Sales
Thu, 03 Apr 2014 18:04:40 GMT

It is unclear if Franklin County will still have to give voters a chance to repeal a sales tax on out-of state vehicle purchases if a use tax passes next Tuesday, an official said.

Crimson Falls in State Title Match
Fri, 04 Apr 2014 23:04:50 GMT

For the second time in three years the Franklin County Crimson rugby team came within one game of being able to punch their ticket to the national playoffs.

County Asks That AG Be Made Party To Citizen Lawsuit
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 16:05:23 GMT

The Missouri attorney general’s office said Monday that it has not received a copy of the lawsuit that a Villa Ridge man has filed against the county’s new municipal court.

Advance Plan for Joint Task Force
Wed, 26 Mar 2014 15:04:40 GMT

A plan to combine the Franklin County Narcotics Enforcement Unit with three other task forces in eastern Missouri will increase efficiency and reduce costs, according to the county’s chief narcotics investigator.

Franklin County Use Tax Fails, But Commissioner Optimistic
Sat, 12 Apr 2014 20:04:44 GMT

While Franklin County voters defeated a 1.5 percent use tax by almost 20 percent, a county commissioner said there is still a good chance to get the tax passed in a future election.

Franklin County Use Tax On Ballot
Thu, 03 Apr 2014 13:05:03 GMT

Franklin County voters next Tuesday will be asked whether they want to impose a 1.5 percent countywide use tax on themselves.

Jury Convicts Pacific Man Of Tax Evasion
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 19:04:39 GMT

It took a Franklin County jury only 21 minutes to return a guilty verdict against a man accused of failing to file his Missouri income tax returns.

County Tops State Average For Smoking
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 16:05:08 GMT

Franklin County is above the state and national averages when it comes to the percentage of residents who smoke, a new survey shows.

Counties May Get More Inmate Funds
Fri, 28 Mar 2014 16:19:43 GMT

Franklin County may soon get more money to house state prisoners, but it would still not be enough to cover the actual costs, officials say.