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Missouri Senate Panel Approves Spending Plan

The Appropriations Committee on Wednesday endorsed its plan for state spending during the fiscal year that begins July 1.


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Mo. House Computer Used in Attempt to Access Concealed Carry Permit Information

At about 10 a.m. Thursday, May 2, the State of Missouri Data Center “detected repeated and unauthorized attempts” to access the server containing the information.


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Highway Patrol Handed Concealed Carry Information To Feds

The revelation validates the concerns of many Republican state legislators who have warned of the “gun list” for a month.


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Mo. Revenue Department Answers Subpoena With Mountain of Documents

Sen. Kurt Schaefer, R-Columbia, said the department has been violating state privacy laws by sharing Missourians’ personal information.


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Mo. Senate Panel To Hold Hearing on Tax Credits

The Senate Appropriations Committee scheduled a hearing Monday before it takes up Gov. Jay Nixon’s proposed 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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Middle Ground for Blind in Missouri

The Senate committee’s version would provide about $18 million to continue the blind benefits.


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Proposed Casino Fee Could Drive Away Cash

Some lawmakers said they are worried the admission price increase could force casino-goers across state lines.



Nixon Budget Cuts Impact Higher Education

Some senators said they are worried what Nixon’s proposed cuts could do to tuition costs at universities.


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