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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



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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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Mo. Senate Panel to Take Up State Budget

The panel is also scheduled to consider the budget for the state Revenue Department, despite recent tensions surrounding the department.


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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.





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