“A lot of cities and states face fiscal meltdowns because they spend money they don’t have,” said Mayor Francis Slay.
National database upgrade will shut down computers; offices still open.
Missouri sees one of the largest declines nationally in per-student revenues for higher-education.
Actual figures about $2 billion lower than Gov. Quinn anticipated.
Some Missouri lawmakers say the state should collect sales tax on Internet purchases to help the state close its budget gap.
MO House to debate school funding plan
Illinois AG raised nearly $1 billion in revenue.