Nancy Buchannan, a substitute teacher in the district, says she doesn’t need insurance, and says subs already feel unappreciated by the district.
A top business priority for Missouri Republicans is heading to Gov. Jay Nixon’s desk, but the measure did not get the number of votes needed to override a potential veto.
Even if the district thinks about a tax increase for next year, it won’t stop this year’s cuts, which include up to 45 teachers, all tutors, no more library books, band instruments, swimming pools or clubs, and no more school buses for kids within a 3-mile walk of their school.
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback says he’s going to cut nearly $45 million in funding for public schools and higher education in March.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has reversed plans to cut the amount of money paid by the state to blind residents.
Illinois hospitals may be effected if people do not buy Obamacare coverage.
U.S. Defense Secretery Chuck Hagel’s push for a much smaller military could have dire consequences for the St. Louis region.
1,300 of its civilian employees will be taking 14 days of furloughs through the end of this fiscal year.
The Army’s Golden Knights parachute team was a popular element of last year’s Air Show, but they’ve begun cancelling their 2013 appearances.
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.