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Joplin, Missouri Marks One Year Anniversary Of Deadly Tornado

Mo. Disasters Cost $36M; Far Less Than Expected

Gov. Nixon cut funding for education and stockpiled tax revenues two years ago while committing $150 million to respond to the deadly Joplin tornado and widespread flooding.

07/11/2013

Illinois Capitol

Republicans Cry Foul at Illinois Budget Talks

“When this budget is tallied up, and we have an ability to examine it, you will see spending increase by almost $2 billion.”

05/29/2013

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Mo. Budget Creates Choice Between Seniors, Kids

Lawmakers passed a $25 billion budget that could force Gov. Nixon to choose between funding for developmentally disabled children or seniors

05/09/2013

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Education to Get More Money in Missouri Budget Plan

Missouri public schools and universities will be getting a funding increase under an agreement by legislative budget negotiators.

05/07/2013

UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Mo. Lawmakers Must Finalize Budget This Week

The House and Senate have each passed their own budget and now must hammer out an agreement on the spending plan that will take effect July 1.

05/06/2013

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Missouri GOPs At Odds Over What To do With Extra Money

After coping through several lean years, Missouri’s Republican leaders now are at odds over whether to save or spend an excess of money.

04/30/2013

(UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt)

Slay to End St. Louis Cable Channel

The mayor spoke Wednesday at a meeting of the St. Louis Police Board and proposed eliminating STL-TV.

04/18/2013

St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson

Crime Down, Budget Woes Up for St. Louis City Police

Police report crime was down dramatically for March, but now Chief Dotson has major budget problems to deal with.

04/17/2013

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YWCA of Alton Turns to Social Media to Raise Funds

The agency found its self in deep financial trouble after the United Way announced this week it will stop funding them.

04/08/2013

national guard

Illinois National Guard Furloughs to Affect 1,300

1,300 of its civilian employees will be taking 14 days of furloughs through the end of this fiscal year.

04/08/2013

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