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.
The budget battle in Washington has kept many of U.S. senators and representatives away from a Midwestern conference of conservatives in suburban St. Louis.
Bethenny Frankel shares an excerpt from Skinnygirl Solutions. If you’re traveling on a budget, first ask yourself these eight questions.
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.
“When this budget is tallied up, and we have an ability to examine it, you will see spending increase by almost $2 billion.”
Lawmakers passed a $25 billion budget that could force Gov. Nixon to choose between funding for developmentally disabled children or seniors
Missouri public schools and universities will be getting a funding increase under an agreement by legislative budget negotiators.
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.
After coping through several lean years, Missouri’s Republican leaders now are at odds over whether to save or spend an excess of money.