Missouri Legislature

Election 2014
3:25 pm
Mon October 27, 2014

Constitutional Amendment Would Limit Missouri Governor's Budget Authority

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon during his 2011 State of the State Address.
Credit Bill Greenblatt | UPI

Who should have the power over the Missouri budget? The legislature, which writes the budget? Or the governor who is constitutionally required to balance it?

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Kansas City to Kahoka
8:10 am
Tue July 29, 2014

Plenty of Candidates in MO 6th District

The men running to represent northeast Missouri in Congress will have to be ready for some serious windshield time if elected.

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Following the Money
9:38 am
Fri April 12, 2013

Mo. Legislators Received More Than $330,000 From Lobbyists In Two Months

Originally published on Mon November 4, 2013 11:14 am

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Additional $17-Million
5:10 pm
Mon February 4, 2013

Nixon Pushes for Preschool Money

Governor Jay Nixon (D-MO) spoke to Canton R-V students about his goals for boosting education funding.

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon says he wants to make it easier for the youngest students in his state to get off to a good start in their educational carrers.

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Panel Seeking Solutions
12:24 pm
Wed October 31, 2012

MODOT Facing Budget Crunch

Ribbon-Cutting for Sugar Creek Bridge

2012 has been a pretty good year for transportation improvements in northeast Missouri.  A special panel is working to make sure that can continue.

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Annexation Benefits District
11:23 pm
Thu July 19, 2012

Clark County R-1 School Budget

One northeast Missouri school district will have a little more money to spend during the upcoming school year.

The Clark County R-1 School Board has signed off on the district’s $9.1-million budget. 

Superintendent Ritchie Kracht says the spending plan is balanced… with revenues slightly exceeding expenses.

He says annexing the Revere C-3 School District into Clark County has meant a $200,000 boost in assessed valuation as well as additional state aid.

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Slow Start in Jefferson City
11:10 pm
Sun June 10, 2012

Munzlinger Calls MO Session Average

State Senator Brian Munzlinger (R-Lewis County)

State Senator Brian Munzlinger (R-Lewis County) says the 2012 legislative session was average in nature. 

In fact, he initially thought the session would yield little as lawmakers could divisive stands on a variety of issues.

Sen. Munzlinger says the focus of the session was the state’s roughly $24-billion budget.  He says it relies on gaming and lottery revenue to fund education and veterans’ issues.

Sen. Munzlinger says income projections are on the rise, so he hopes the budget will be solid.  He says that is needed to turn Missouri’s economy around.

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