Nixon’s Administration Commissioner says he doesn’t know if the state can be sued for not funding the bond payments.
Missouri senators have approved a to-do list of more than 300 items that could be funded through a bonding proposal.
Gov. Jay Nixon and other state officials could soon fly in a new $5.6 million plane purchased by the Missouri State Highway Patrol in a deal that legislators denounced Wednesday as a costly surprise.
In a resignation letter dated Monday, Simmons said he was pursuing an “opportunity outside of state government” but did not elaborate.