Senate Appropriations Committee

Missouri Senate Panel Approves Spending PlanThe Appropriations Committee on Wednesday endorsed its plan for state spending during the fiscal year that begins July 1.
Mo. House Computer Used in Attempt to Access Concealed Carry Permit InformationAt 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.
Highway Patrol Handed Concealed Carry Information To FedsThe revelation validates the concerns of many Republican state legislators who have warned of the "gun list" for a month.
Mo. Revenue Department Answers Subpoena With Mountain of DocumentsSen. Kurt Schaefer, R-Columbia, said the department has been violating state privacy laws by sharing Missourians' personal information.
Mo. Senate Panel To Hold Hearing on Tax CreditsThe Senate Appropriations Committee scheduled a hearing Monday before it takes up Gov. Jay Nixon's proposed budget.
Missouri Budget Debate BeginsThe Senate will began debate Monday on a budget freezes spending on both K-12 and higher education.
Mo. Budget Passes Senate Appropriations CommitteeSenate Appropriations Chairman Kurt Schaefer, R-Columbia, said this was probably the most difficult budget year ever.
Middle Ground for Blind in Missouri The Senate committee's version would provide about $18 million to continue the blind benefits.
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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