Missouri Universities Struggle to Find Areas to CutChoi said more cuts will lead to larger class sizes, higher student-to-faculty ratios, lower graduation rates, faculty layoffs and a wave of students leaving the state.
Embattled Missouri Governor Proposes $68M in Higher Ed CutsHe did not directly answer repeated questions from reporters Monday over whether allegations that he took a partially nude photo of the woman are true.
Greitens Eases Proposed Cuts to Home Care, School BusingGreitens said Thursday he wants to use a $52 million settlement payment with tobacco companies to undo $41 million of a proposed $52 million reduction in Medicaid funding for in-home care services next fiscal year.
Missouri Budget Plan Cuts Aid for Disabled and CollegesMissouri Gov. Eric Greitens is proposing to end state-funded care for more than 20,000 disabled residents and cut higher education funding by 10 percent as part of a remedy to what he described Thursday as a broken budget.
Nixon Restricts $115.5 Million in New or Increased SpendingGov. Jay Nixon has withheld $115.million in new or increased spending for several programs in an effort to decrease the budget.
Missouri Governor Signs $27 Billion Budget Despite ConcernsMissouri Gov. Jay Nixon has signed a $27.3 billion budget that boosts spending for education while attempting to block money from going to Planned Parenthood.
Mo. Legislature Boosts Education Money, Cuts Planned ParenthoodPlanned Parenthood will lose state funding while universities, colleges and public schools will see millions of dollars more.
Missouri Budget Restores Medicaid Benefits Hundreds of thousands of lower-income adults could regain Medicaid benefits cut a decade ago under a Missouri budget plan passed Friday that also boosts spending for public education.
Senate Panel to Consider Missouri Budget PlanThe Senate Appropriations Committee is to begin hearings today on a roughly $26 billion budget for the fiscal year that starts in July.
Mo. House Budget Plan Skips Medicaid ExpansionPlan also provides a smaller increase for public colleges and universities
Missouri Workers to be Off Day After Thanksgiving Gov. Jay Nixon signed an executive order today closing state offices the Friday after the holiday.
Missouri State Workers To Be Off Day After ThanksgivingGov. Jay Nixon cited improving state revenue while announcing Friday that he signed an executive order to close state offices on Nov. 23.