Budget Director Linda Luebbering

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Budget Director: Missouri Revenue Collections Up 7.5 Percent

The state budget director says Missouri’s general revenue collections are up 7.5 percent compared with 2014.


Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri. Photo: Getty Images,  Jordan McAlister

Missouri Revenues Fall Short of Projections

Missouri may soon need to dip into its reserves in order to pay its bills.


The US Capitol is pictured in Washington on October 1, 2013 during the first day of the federal government shutdown. US President Obama slammed Republicans for shutting down the government as part of an "ideological crusade" designed to kill his signature health care law. The US government shut down on October 1, 2013 for the first time in 17 years after a gridlocked Congress failed to reach a federal budget deal amid bitter brinkmanship. Some 800,000 federal workers have been furloughed in a move reminiscent of two previous shutdowns -- for six days in November 1995 and 21 days from December that year into early 1996.  (Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Mo. Budget Director More Concerned Over Debt Ceiling Than Shutdown

If congress doesn’t decide what to do with the debt ceiling by a mid-October deadline, that opens up a new set of problems.



Nixon Budget Cuts Impact Higher Education

Some senators said they are worried what Nixon’s proposed cuts could do to tuition costs at universities.


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