Nixon Cuts $59 Million After Lawmakers Enact Tax BreaksThe cuts include more than $24 million for K-12 schools, $20 million for highway projects, more than $8 million for higher education and more than $4 million for agricultural programs.
Budget Cuts To Impact Appearance of MU The cuts include mail delivery once a day, parking lot trash picked up on Mondays only and a reduction in what's called the winter weather response.
UMSL Plan Would Eliminate 85 PositionsFacing an estimated $15 million budget shortfall, the University of Missouri-St. Louis is considering elimination of up to 85 positions over the next two years.
Mizzou Announces Budget Cuts and Hiring FreezesChancellor says the moves are necessary because of a sharp drop in first-year enrollment and student retention.
UPDATE: Missouri House Limits Funding for MU, Planned ParenthoodThe Missouri House is sticking with a plan to cut about $7.6 million from the University of Missouri system budget.
Missouri House Panel Sticks to University of Missouri CutsA House panel that proposed cutting money for the University of Missouri to show disapproval of the school's reaction to protests on campus last fall largely stuck by those cuts on Tuesday.
Music, P.E. Not Going Away in Hazelwood SchoolsDwight Lindhorst, Assistant Superintendent of Finance and Facilities, says people got the idea that music and P.E. were being eliminated across the district.
U of I Reduces Crop Research, Looks to Shutter FarmsThe University of Illinois plans to reduce off-campus crop research and may shut down several agricultural centers as part of a cost-cutting move tied to flagging state support.
Committee Approves Bill That Will Make Cuts in EPA BudgetThe Senate Appropriations Committee approved a spending bill on Tuesday that makes deep cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency by more than $500 million.
Illinois Budget Cuts May Affect Amtrak, ResidentsLocal and regional Amtrak systems along with their passengers, could suffer under a proposed Illinois budget for the 2016 fiscal year.
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.
11 Webster Groves Teachers Laid OffEleven teachers were given pink slips earlier this month. District Spokeswoman Kathy Vespereny says three or four of those positions will be added back.

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