Missouri budget

Budget Deadline Drawing Near for Missouri Lawmakers

House and Senate Republicans continue to be divided on many issues in the budget, including the passage of a $70 million tax amnesty program.


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Missouri Budget Plan Grows

The result is that general revenue spending actually rose, and the budget plan now has a $4 million shortfall.


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Plan to Eliminate Mo. State Worker Wage Increase Fails

The plan which was voted down, would have eliminated a proposed 2 percent wage increase for Missouri state workers making less than $45,000.


Stalemate Over, Missouri Senate Passes Budget

The Senate ended a two day gridlock and passed the state’s $24 billion budget early Wednesday morning.


Mo. Budget Blocked by Senate Conservatives

The Senate adjourned near midnight after eight hours without a compromise on Missouri’s $24 billion budget.


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Missouri Budget Debate Begins

The Senate will began debate Monday on a budget freezes spending on both K-12 and higher education.


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Mo. Budget Passes Senate Appropriations Committee

Senate Appropriations Chairman Kurt Schaefer, R-Columbia, said this was probably the most difficult budget year ever.


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Nixon Administration Accused of Questionable Accounting

Governor under fire from his own party for “fuzzy math”


Missouri Governor Jay Nixon (C) delivers the State of the State address while Missour Lt. Governor Peter Kinder (R) and House Speaker Steve Tilley listen at the State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri on January 17, 2012. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Nixon Slashes Budget to State Universities

It would be the largest percentage cut to Missouri’s public universities in the past two decades.



Nixon Looking for State Univerirty Bailout Money

Governor Jay Nixon’s proposal would call for the universities to provide the state $107 million from their reserves.




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