Plan to End Tax Break for Missouri Seniors, Disabled StallsRepublican Chairman Dan Brown said raising taxes on low-income seniors and disabled renters would have brought in between $52 million and $56 million in revenue.
More Cuts Needed in Rauner's Budget PlanDemocrats controlling the Legislature have stalemated with Rauner for two years over tackling a $5 billion deficit and $13 billion in past-due bills.
Missouri Auditor Says State Struggles With Handling of Federal MoneyAuditor Nicole Galloway says nearly $1 million was given out to residents, without proper documentation.
O'Fallon IL School Board Reduces 2017-2018 Budget CutsInstead of $1 million, new plan will reduce budget by $610,000 with only 4 full-time equivalencies eliminated instead of more than 8.5.
Missouri Public Defenders Seek More Money from LawmakersThis year's budget included a $4.5 million increase for the public defenders system.
Greitens Wants to Use Tobacco Money to Reverse Medicaid CutsWants to use some of the money from Missouri's settlement with tobacco companies to restore most of the budget cuts he'd proposed for in-home services.
Missouri Governor to Propose Budget Amid Financial StrainGov. Greiten's announcement will be made during a visit to a Nixa public school, a break from past governors' traditional announcements during Capitol speeches.
Missouri Gov. Nixon's Term Marked by Budget Cuts, Natural DisastersIn an interview with the Associated Press, Gov. Jay Nixon cites increased funding for education and mental health services and billions of spending cuts that have helped keep the budget in balance as tax revenues declined from a recession.
Former Dispatchers Warn Ferguson PD's Stretched Too ThinClaim the safety of officers and citizens are at risk due to cuts.
Walmart to Cut Job Across 500 StoresThe job cuts are said to occur mostly at stores in the West and involve accounting and invoicing workers.
Ferguson's New Police Chief Swears In MondayDelrish Moss' 32 years of experience in police work, include time as a patrol officer and undercover investigator.
McCaskill: Pentagon Can't Close Military BasesShe says the Pentagon is just trying to get Congress' attention.