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Gov’s New Plan for Mizzou Funding

Nixon plans to soften his proposed cuts to Missouri’s public universities with $40 million from a pending national mortgage settlement.


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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.


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.


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