Nixon Restricts $115.5 Million in New or Increased SpendingGov. Jay Nixon has withheld $115.million in new or increased spending for several programs in an effort to decrease the budget.
Missouri Governor Signs $27 Billion Budget Despite ConcernsMissouri Gov. Jay Nixon has signed a $27.3 billion budget that boosts spending for education while attempting to block money from going to Planned Parenthood.
Mo. Legislature Boosts Education Money, Cuts Planned ParenthoodPlanned Parenthood will lose state funding while universities, colleges and public schools will see millions of dollars more.
Missouri Budget Restores Medicaid Benefits Hundreds of thousands of lower-income adults could regain Medicaid benefits cut a decade ago under a Missouri budget plan passed Friday that also boosts spending for public education.
Senate Panel to Consider Missouri Budget PlanThe Senate Appropriations Committee is to begin hearings today on a roughly $26 billion budget for the fiscal year that starts in July.
Mo. House Budget Plan Skips Medicaid ExpansionPlan also provides a smaller increase for public colleges and universities
Missouri Workers to be Off Day After Thanksgiving Gov. Jay Nixon signed an executive order today closing state offices the Friday after the holiday.
Missouri State Workers To Be Off Day After ThanksgivingGov. Jay Nixon cited improving state revenue while announcing Friday that he signed an executive order to close state offices on Nov. 23.
Mo. Lawmakers into Final WeekLawmakers have already passed a $24 billion budget and a bill creating a dedicated funding source for veterans nursing homes.
Missouri Budget Finalized as Deadline NearsMissouri lawmakers have finally made progress on the state's $24 billion operating budget.
Missouri Vet on Hunger Strike Over Lawmaker Inaction"We're really hoping this year they get their act together and instead of pointing their fingers at each other that they know veterans vote, and we point our fingers at them."
Missouri Lawmakers at Loggerheads over BudgetPassing the state budget is the only thing the Missouri Constitution requires the General Assembly to accomplish during the session.