The Illinois State Senate held a joint Appropriations I and II Committee hearing to collect testimony about the impact the governor’s proposed budget cuts.
Some Missouri lawmakers are rallying around a proposal to raise the gas tax by 2 cents to help forestall a transportation funding shortfall.
“The community is a good community. It was a bad situation.”
Republican Sen. Ryan Silvey, R-Kansas City, filed legislation Thursday to block the sale or refinancing of bonds by Gov. Jay Nixon to fund a new NFL stadium.
Since voters passed up on a chance to add more money to its coffers, the Missouri Department of Transportation says it’s living on borrowed time and dwindling finances.
Quinn says he wants a budget that properly funds Illinois schools, as Democratic leaders continue their push to extend a temporary income tax increase.
A bill that could change the way ballots are cast, awaits one more Senate vote before moving to the house.
The bill Thursday includes money to keep Normandy School District afloat.
Missouri House committee endorses funding increase for public schools.
A Missouri House bill would require the state lottery to create a separate lottery ticket to fund veterans’ programs.