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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

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn (Getty/Alex Wong)

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

The recovery effort in Joplin, Mo., after the 2011 tornado. (Photo: Getty Images)

Missouri Could Be Hit by Disaster Aid Fight

Midwesterners accustomed to generous government aid after ice storms, floods and tornadoes may soon have to look somewhere else for help when disaster strikes.

01/17/2013

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Missouri Revenue Up 7.9 Percent Through First 6 Months

Figures released Friday by the Office of Administration show net general collections totaled $3.77 billion from July through December.

01/04/2013

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Report: Overtime Costs at Tamms Prison Skyrocket

The supermax prison is paying out hundreds of thousands of dollars in overtime to its security staff despite having more guards than inmates, according to a newspaper report.

12/03/2012

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Missouri’s Newest Budget Numbers On Target

Missouri’s most recent budget numbers are out, and revenue is up seven and a half percent from a year ago.

11/02/2012

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