Linda Luebbering

Missouri Has $167M of Tax Refunds Still to PaySeveral hundred thousand Missouri taxpayers are still waiting for refund checks nearly a month after the tax deadline.
Missouri Revenues Falling Behind ProjectionsRevenues grew by 0.5 percent through April compared to the same point last year, falling short of the 2.8 percent growth projected by Gov. Jay Nixon's administration.
Missouri Tobacco, Gambling Revenues Falling Short Missouri is looking for other sources of money for education and health care after experiencing shortfalls in gambling and tobacco revenues.
Mo. Preparing for Possibility of State FurloughsSo far, about 200 employees at the Missouri National Guard have been furloughed and more could be on the way if a deal isn't reached in the coming days.
Mo. Education Officials, National Guard Brace For Shutdown CutsOne state department that would face potentially severe consequences of a government shutdown would be the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.
Missouri Tax Revenues Up 2.2 Percent in AugustMissouri tax revenues rose slightly last month, thanks to solid growth in income tax collections.
Missouri Finances to Take Hit from Higher Federal TaxMissouri's finances could take a $60 million annual hit because of a recent 2 percentage point increase in federal Social Security payroll taxes, according to the state's budget director.
Missouri Revenue Up 7.9 Percent Through First 6 MonthsFigures released Friday by the Office of Administration show net general collections totaled $3.77 billion from July through December.
Nixon Administration: Missouri Could Gain from MedicaidThe governor plans to use the figures to bolster his argument that the state should embrace a key part of President Obama's health care law.
Mo. Capitol Gets FaceliftProject also includes work at Supreme Court building
Missouri Lawmakers Asserting More Control Over BudgetA billion-dollar bump to the budget may seem to contradict the hullabaloo about the state's tight finances.
Missouri Facing $500M Hole in Upcoming BudgetState budget director Linda Luebbering says much of the hole is due to a reduction in federal money, such as stimulus funds and Medicaid payments.
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