Budget Cuts

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Illinois Budget Cuts May Affect Amtrak, Residents

Local and regional Amtrak systems along with their passengers, could suffer under a proposed Illinois budget for the 2016 fiscal year.

05/01/2015

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Thousands of Students Not Receiving MAP Grants Due to Budget Cuts

Illinois Student Assistance Commission official says a small setback for paying for school, can prevent a financially needy student from completing a degree.

04/28/2015

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11 Webster Groves Teachers Laid Off

Eleven teachers were given pink slips earlier this month. District Spokeswoman Kathy Vespereny says three or four of those positions will be added back.

04/28/2015

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Mehlville District Votes ‘Yes’ to Budget Cuts

The Mehlville School District voted Thursday night unanimously 6-0 to make budget cuts.

04/23/2015

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Metro East Faces Multi-Million Dollar Cuts Under Budget Proposal

The Illinois State Senate held a joint Appropriations I and II Committee hearing to collect testimony about the impact the governor’s proposed budget cuts.

04/17/2015

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Webster Groves Warns Cuts Are Coming, After Tax Increase Rejected

Voters said “no” to more money for Webster Groves schools last week.

04/14/2015

Francis Howell School Board Cuts 80 Employees in Wake of Funding Shortage

The cuts are expected to save the district four million dollars.

01/24/2015

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Schweich Questions Nixon’s Budget Cuts

Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich is accusing Gov. Jay Nixon of violating the state constitution by making budget cuts in 2012.

09/08/2014

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Missouri Lawmakers Want State Airplane Restricted

Missouri’s Republican legislative leaders are hitting back against Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon in a battle over state budget cuts.

06/26/2014

In St. Louis on May 28, Gov. Jay Nixon speaks about a group of tax cut bills passed in the final moments of the legislative session. Photo: KMOX/Allison Blood

Gov. Nixon Vetoes, Freezes $1B of Spending

The Democratic governor said his actions were necessary because the budget approved by the Republican-led Legislature was “dangerously out of balance.”

06/24/2014

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