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Mo. To Pay For ACT, Reduce Some Testing Times

The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education announced this week that the testing revisions will take effect next school year and shave $3.5 million from the testing budget.

01/25/2014

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Illinois State Board of Ed. Wants $1 Billion More in 2015

Illinois State Board of Education approved a budget request it will send to lawmakers and the governor that asks for education to represent one third of the total state budget.

01/24/2014

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Missouri and Illinois Snow Removal Budgets Dwindling

The snow and ice that have been dumped on us so far this winter is now being measured in dollars both in Illinois and Missouri.

01/24/2014

Gov. Jay Nixon talks with reporters. (Photo by UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Mo. Lawmakers, Governor $370M Apart On Budget

Missouri lawmakers could have to cut about $370 million from Gov. Jay Nixon’s budget if they don’t want to go along with his financial assumptions.

01/22/2014

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon and First Lady Georganne Nixon stand after taking the oath of office for a second term as Missouri's Governor at the State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri on January 14, 2013.  UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Lawmakers Mull Changes to Governor’s Budget Power

Enacting a constitutional amendment would require voter approval if the measure passes the Legislature

01/01/2014

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Nixon Wants $36.7M More for Missouri Higher Education

Gov. Jay Nixon called Wednesday for another tuition freeze at Missouri’s public universities while also proposing to boost state funding for the schools.

12/11/2013

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Funding Disputes Delay Vote on St. Louis County Budget

The county council was set to perfect the budget bills at Tuesday night’s meeting but issues during negotiations have councilors putting on the brakes.

12/04/2013

A graph shows the St. Louis County budget over the past two decades.

St. Louis County Budget Proposal: Employee Raises, No Cuts

The St. Louis County Council has a copy of the budget and will have its first opportunity to vote on it next Tuesday.

10/31/2013

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Nixon Seeks Full Funding For Mo. Public Schools

Missouri’s current budget provides almost $3.1 billion in basic aid to elementary and secondary schools.

10/22/2013

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Midwest Households to be Hit by 13% Increase in Natural Gas Prices

Residents in the Midwest can expect to pay 13 percent more for natural gas this winter, according to the Energy Information Administration.

10/14/2013

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