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.
Enacting a constitutional amendment would require voter approval if the measure passes the Legislature
Gov. Jay Nixon called Wednesday for another tuition freeze at Missouri’s public universities while also proposing to boost state funding for the schools.
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.
The St. Louis County Council has a copy of the budget and will have its first opportunity to vote on it next Tuesday.
Missouri’s current budget provides almost $3.1 billion in basic aid to elementary and secondary schools.
Residents in the Midwest can expect to pay 13 percent more for natural gas this winter, according to the Energy Information Administration.
Dating and love don’t have to cost a fortune, especially when St. Louis has so many fun free things to do.
The Missouri Supreme Court’s latest decision upholding Jay Nixon’s budget powers has handed future Missouri’s governors a powerful new tool to control state spending.
The Missouri Supreme Court has ruled for Gov. Jay Nixon in a budget battle with State Auditor Tom Schweich.