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Missouri Lawmakers Target $61M in Veto Overrides

Missouri House members are planning to try to override Gov. Jay Nixon’s vetoes on about $61 million of spending.

09/10/2014

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Missouri Lawmakers to Target 50 Budget Vetoes

Legislative budget leaders plan to try to override about 50 line-item budget vetoes, despite new doubts from the attorney general about their authority to do so.

09/09/2014

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5 Tips For Budget Travel To Italy

Traveling to Italy is a wonderful but expensive adventure. Make the most of your money with these five budget tips.

08/05/2014

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How To Buy A Car With Bad Credit

It’s not easy, but when you need transportation, there are ways to find a car despite a low credit score.

06/16/2014

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Illinois Lawmakers Pass $1B Capital Bill, Adjourn Session

Legislative leaders headed home with several looming issues unaddressed a byproduct, members said, of the upcoming November election.

05/31/2014

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Missouri Budget Would Restore Medicaid Benefits

Missouri lawmakers are poised to give final approval to a state budget that could restore Medicaid benefits that were cut a decade ago.

05/08/2014

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Lawmakers Embrace Plan for Fulton Hospital Project

The proposal calls for issuing bonds through the Missouri Development Finance Board and paying them off over 25 years.

05/06/2014

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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

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