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.
After a month spent hearing pleas from students and staff Superintendent Kelvin Adams dropped his recommendation to close Cleveland NJROTC High School after years of declining enrollment.
Quinn’s spending plan calls for more than $400 million in cuts to elementary, secondary and higher education.
With a calm but scolding tone, the Democrat facing re-election in 20 months used tough language to describe the pension hole that will suck nearly $7 billion of the state’s general revenue in the coming year.