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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.

01/23/2014

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Mo. Preparing for Possibility of State Furloughs

So 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.

10/16/2013

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Mo. Education Officials, National Guard Brace For Shutdown Cuts

One state department that would face potentially severe consequences of a government shutdown would be the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

10/01/2013

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Missouri Tax Revenues Up 2.2 Percent in August

Missouri tax revenues rose slightly last month, thanks to solid growth in income tax collections.

09/04/2013

Missouri Finances to Take Hit from Higher Federal Tax

Missouri’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.

01/09/2013

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Missouri Revenue Up 7.9 Percent Through First 6 Months

Figures released Friday by the Office of Administration show net general collections totaled $3.77 billion from July through December.

01/04/2013

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Nixon Administration: Missouri Could Gain from Medicaid

The 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.

12/24/2012

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Mo. Capitol Gets Facelift

Project also includes work at Supreme Court building

04/09/2012

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Missouri Lawmakers Asserting More Control Over Budget

A billion-dollar bump to the budget may seem to contradict the hullabaloo about the state’s tight finances.

03/19/2012

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Missouri Facing $500M Hole in Upcoming Budget

State budget director Linda Luebbering says much of the hole is due to a reduction in federal money, such as stimulus funds and Medicaid payments.

01/03/2012

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