Missouri Senate Votes To Up Funding For Public K-12 SchoolsSenators were split on whether to give the extra money to K-12 schools while state revenues are lagging.
Missouri Has Budget Shortfall; Lawmaker Calls for More CutsLegislative work to craft a budget for next fiscal year, which begins July 1, will be put on hold as Greitens, who hadn't held public office before Monday, drafts his first budget plan.
John F. Kennedy Catholic HS to Close at End of School YearOver the past several years, it had been struggling with enrollment - this Fall's enrollment is 191 students with a freshman class of 33.
City of St. Louis Sees Budget Surplus Second Year in a RowThe surplus will accrue in the city's general fund.
Potential Price Hike for St. Peters Utility ServicesDespite the price increase, the new rate for St. Peters residents is still about $12 less than the second-lowest rate in St. Charles County.
SEMO to Offer Four-Year Program in DronesStudents will learn to plan and fly the aircrafts right in the classroom.
Missouri Starts Budget With Lowest Cash Balance in DecadesFigures from the state Office of Administration show Missouri ended its 2016 fiscal year June 30 with a cash balance of about $153 million.
Rauner, Lawmakers Not Done Yet With Illinois BudgetA six-month spending plan is in place, but lawmakers and Gov. Rauner want to reach a "grand compromise" this fall.
St. Louis Board of Aldermen Facing Budget WoesMoney is tight at city hall, as St. Louis Aldermen work on a $1.4 billion budget for the fiscal year that starts in July.
Illinois Schools Warn of Closures, Layoffs Without BudgetThe challenge facing superintendents is that the epic partisan gridlock that has left the state without a budget for 11 months is spilling over into education.
University of Missouri Struggles to Retain Black FacultyBlack faculty members at the University of Missouri say the school needs to reconsider retention tactics if it hopes to recruit and keep faculty of color.
Budget Plan Would Cut $8M from University of Missouri SystemThe budget plan also would cut more than $7 million from the system's administration half the reported amount for the administration in the current fiscal year.