After coping through several lean years, Missouri’s Republican leaders now are at odds over whether to save or spend an excess of money.
The mayor spoke Wednesday at a meeting of the St. Louis Police Board and proposed eliminating STL-TV.
Police report crime was down dramatically for March, but now Chief Dotson has major budget problems to deal with.
The agency found its self in deep financial trouble after the United Way announced this week it will stop funding them.
1,300 of its civilian employees will be taking 14 days of furloughs through the end of this fiscal year.
The panel is also scheduled to consider the budget for the state Revenue Department, despite recent tensions surrounding the department.
Fund is to reimburse school districts for extra cost associated with special needs students.
Before term limits, the budget was at the center of some of the greatest and most entertaining legislative battles that I have seen.
The 2014 budget plan would provide a roughly 2 percent increase for public K-12 schools, colleges and universities. But school funding would still fall $620 million short.
Missouri House Speaker Tim Jones said that the mother of House Budget Committee Chairman Rick Stream has suffered a stroke.