finance http://kbia.org en Mo. Senate passes funding for hospital, Capitol http://kbia.org/post/mo-senate-passes-funding-hospital-capitol <p>The Missouri Senate has passed additional funding for Capitol repairs, design plans for a new facility at the state mental hospital and for the state parks system. Wed, 08 May 2013 20:56:40 +0000 Associated Press 33395 at http://kbia.org Mo. Senate passes funding for hospital, Capitol Former US treasurer shares financial advice at MU http://kbia.org/post/former-us-treasurer-shares-financial-advice-mu <p></p><p>Several economists and financial experts -- including a former US treasurer -- came to the University of Missouri on April 17 to share their knowledge and experience at the fifth annual Personal Finance symposium. The theme of this year’s forum was sustainable family finance, and by occasion, it took place during MU’s sustainability week.</p> Wed, 24 Apr 2013 21:41:58 +0000 Olga Khrustaleva 32599 at http://kbia.org Former US treasurer shares financial advice at MU Growing biomass for biofuel, money for retirement http://kbia.org/post/growing-biomass-biofuel-money-retirement <p>Remember in the film <em><a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0063350/">Night of the Living Dead</a></em> when the protagonist, Barbra, is running through the grassy hills to the forlorn farmhouse to escape her lumbering zombie of a brother?</p><p>Well, while recently <a href="http://www.kbia.org/post/marginal-land-these-grasses-may-be-greener">reporting</a> for Harvest Public Media, I spent time on farmland that looked eerily similar to the backdrop of George Romero's black and white magnum opus.</p> Wed, 10 Oct 2012 22:18:13 +0000 Kristofor Husted 22610 at http://kbia.org Growing biomass for biofuel, money for retirement Mo. auditor halts fiscal estimates for initiatives http://kbia.org/post/mo-auditor-halts-fiscal-estimates-initiatives <p>JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) &mdash; Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich (shwyk) has instructed his staff to stop doing financial estimates for ballot initiatives because of several recent court decisions. Fri, 20 Apr 2012 20:53:49 +0000 Associated Press 12763 at http://kbia.org Missouri refinances millions in debt to balance its books http://kbia.org/post/missouri-refinances-millions-debt-balance-its-books <p>Missouri is planning to refinance more than $500 million of debt as part of Gov. Jay Nixon&#39;s plan to balance the state budget.</p><p> Tue, 24 Jan 2012 18:21:27 +0000 Associated Press 7589 at http://kbia.org Missouri refinances millions in debt to balance its books