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Madigan: Raise Tax on Millionaires for More Education Funding

Madigan says collecting a 3 percent surcharge on income greater than $1 million would pump an extra $550 per pupil into the state education fund.

05/23/2014

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Nixon: Decline in Lottery, Gaming Revenues Leads to Education Funding Shortfall

Gov. Jay Nixon today announced that revenues from lottery and riverboat gaming have continued their steep decline, resulting in an additional estimated shortfall of $35.1 million for the current 2014 Fiscal Year.

05/20/2014

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Missouri Budget Would Restore Medicaid Benefits

Missouri lawmakers are poised to give final approval to a state budget that could restore Medicaid benefits that were cut a decade ago.

05/08/2014

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Missouri Lawmakers Agree on Education Funding

Public schools would get a $115 million increase on top of their current $3.1 billion in basic funding.

05/06/2014

Gov. Nixon announces he will veto a Republican income tax cut bill. Photo: KMOX/Kevin Killeen

Nixon Says He Will Veto Income Tax

The Democratic governor is vetoing the Republican plan to cut taxes by $620 million annually.

05/01/2014

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Missouri Senate Backs Education Funding Increase

The Missouri Senate endorsed a budget plan Monday that ensures a funding increase for public education but will require negotiations with the House to hammer out the final specifics.

04/29/2014

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Missouri Senate Panel Approves Spending Plan

The Appropriations Committee on Wednesday endorsed its plan for state spending during the fiscal year that begins July 1.

04/24/2014

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Nixon Announces Education Spending Restrictions

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon announced plans Thursday to freeze $22 million that had been budgeted for public schools and colleges because lawmakers failed to include enough money in a mid-year spending plan passed this week.

04/11/2014

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Mo. School Funding Gap Hits Some More than Others

Some Missouri schools are hurting due to a state funding shortfall.

03/19/2014

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Students, Community Mobilize for Normandy

Normandy School District is wrapping up a week of rallies and celebrations, unifying the district that’s trying not to fall apart.

03/14/2014

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