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.
The cuts to the Boeing Defense, Space and Security (BDS) unit will be made by the end of the year.
Current firefighters already threatening legal action if passed.
He doesn’t think the Missouri Lottery can generate enough money to meet expectations set in the budget.
“If you don’t change the system, the math tells you that at a point it’s an unsustainable plan,” Alderman Craig Schmid said.
The annual cost of drugs for Medicaid has reached $1.6 billion, or about $612 per Medicaid client.
A tough math lesson for Parkway School Board members, who voted Wednesday night to cut at least $7.5 million over the next two years.
They’re expected to vote early next month on cutting 3-to-5 percent of the budget, which could total more than $9 million.
The County Executive told the hundreds gathered inside and out of the Council Chambers it will be difficult to avoid the park closings, but he’s looking to develop partnerships.
St. Louis County Executive Charlie Dooley laid out Monday exactly how many employees he believes he needs to balance the budget.