The top Missouri House education leader fully supports the incoming Speaker of the House’s proposal to abolish the state’s lottery.
Rep. Mike Lair, R-Chillicothe, will hear from education officials from across the state in Jefferson City on Tuesday afternoon, including the heads of failing districts in St. Louis.
Some call it the ‘Don’t Get Sick’ bill, others the ‘Breaking the Poverty Cycle’ bill. Regardless, it’s making waves in Jefferson City.
Nixon proposed a $150 million budget increase for education that would be performance-based instead of based on past funding.