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Lawmakers Pass $14M Increase In Student Fund

Fund is to reimburse school districts for extra cost associated with special needs students.

03/30/2013

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Capitol Perspectives: Budget Wars

Before term limits, the budget was at the center of some of the greatest and most entertaining legislative battles that I have seen.

03/29/2013

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Mo. House Passes $25B Budget Without Medicaid Plan

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.

03/28/2013

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Missouri Budget Chair Leaves Capitol for Ailing Mother

Missouri House Speaker Tim Jones said that the mother of House Budget Committee Chairman Rick Stream has suffered a stroke.

03/26/2013

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Board Saves Cleveland NJROTC, Balances Budget

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.

03/21/2013

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Quinn’s Education Cuts Would Add To Schools’ Pain

Quinn’s spending plan calls for more than $400 million in cuts to elementary, secondary and higher education.

03/06/2013

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Quinn: State Stalled Until Pensions Fixed

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.

03/06/2013

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3 St. Louis Schools, 134 Jobs On The Chopping Block

Several schools and more than a hundred jobs are on the chopping block as the St. Louis city school district attempts to put forth a balanced budget.

02/28/2013

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Missouri Could Lose $95M from Sequestration

The White House and some state officials involved in Missouri’s budget process warned Tuesday that the cuts would have real-life consequences, such as children being dropped from early education programs.

02/27/2013

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Nixon Outlines Budget, Priorities

Nixon remained largely silent about health care issues as he campaigned for re-election last year. But after a resounding victory, he embraced a Medicaid expansion called for by President Barack Obama’s health care law.

01/28/2013

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