Illinois legislators are back to work in the Capitol to work on pensions.
Nixon proposed a $150 million budget increase for education that would be performance-based instead of based on past funding.
The plan outlined Monday for a joint House and Senate Education Committee is part of an attempt to develop a funding formula for higher education institutions.
With all the talk of the “knowledge-based economy” being America’s future, the National Science Foundation suggests state government is going the wrong way.
MO budget panel backs Nixon on K-12, universities.